Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Act 2021


make provision relating to the up-rating of certain social security benefits payable in the tax year 2022-23.

What is this Bill?

The Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Act 2021 was a Government Bill that became an Act of Parliament.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

No. This Bill was introduced on 8 September 2021 and became an Act of Parliament on 17 November 2021.

Whose idea is this Bill?

Government Bills implement the legislative agenda of the Government. This agenda, and the Bills that will implement it, are outlined in the Queen's Speech at the Session's State Opening of Parliament.

How can I find out exactly what this Bill does?

The most straightforward information is contained in the initial Explanatory Notes for the Bill.

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Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons Completed
Lords Completed
Royal Assent

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
17/11/2021
Bill
15/11/2021
Briefing paper
12/11/2021

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

17/11/2021
Royal Assent (Commons)
17/11/2021
Act of Parliament
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Act 2021 (c. 32)
16/11/2021
Consideration of Commons amendments (Lords)
16/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 66-I Marshalled list for Consideration of Commons Reasons
15/11/2021
Consideration of Lords amendments (Commons)
15/11/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary Thérèse Coffey and selection of motions relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker
15/11/2021
Bill
HL Bill 66 Commons Reasons
15/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 15 November 2021
15/11/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 15 November 2021
12/11/2021
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on Progress of the Bill
12/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 12 November 2021
10/11/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 10 November 2021
08/11/2021
3rd reading (Lords)
08/11/2021
Bill
Bill 188 2021-22 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
08/11/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 188 EN 2021-22 (Lords Amendments to the Bill)
08/11/2021
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Lord Sikka regarding questions raised during the Report Stage of the Bill: National Insurance Fund (NIF), the Government’s decision not to use the surplus to fund an increase in State Pensions for 2022/23.
03/11/2021
Bill
HL Bill 61 (as amended on Report)
02/11/2021
Report stage (Lords)
01/11/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54-R-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Report
29/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54-R-I Marshalled list for Report
28/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54 Running list of amendments
28/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54-R(b) Amendment for Report
27/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54-R(a) Amendments for Report
26/10/2021
Committee stage (Lords)
25/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Committee
22/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54-I Marshalled list for Committee
21/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54 Running list of amendments
21/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54(d) Amendment for Committee
19/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54 Running list of amendments
19/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54(c) Amendment for Committee
18/10/2021
Select Committee report
8th Report of the Delegated Powers Committee
15/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54 Running list of amendments
15/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54(b) Amendment for Committee
14/10/2021
Amendment Paper
HL Bill 54(a) Amendments for Committee
13/10/2021
2nd reading (Lords)
11/10/2021
1st reading (Lords)
11/10/2021
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
11/10/2021
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard
06/10/2021
Briefing papers
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill
21/09/2021
Bill
HL Bill 54 (as introduced)
21/09/2021
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 54 Explanatory Notes
21/09/2021
Bill proceedings: Commons
Committee of the whole House Proceedings as at 20 September 2021
20/09/2021
3rd reading (Commons)
20/09/2021
Committee stage (Commons)
20/09/2021
2nd reading (Commons)
20/09/2021
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent memorandum lodged by the Scottish Parliament
20/09/2021
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative consent motion agreed by the Scottish Parliament
20/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 20 September 2021
20/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Committee of the whole House Amendments as at 20 September 2021 - large print
20/09/2021
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairman of Ways and Means’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments
20/09/2021
Commons Hansard Daily Report
2nd reading - Commons Hansard link
17/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 17 September 2021
16/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 16 September 2021
15/09/2021
Amendment Paper
Notices of Amendments as at 15 September 2021
09/09/2021
Briefing papers
Briefing Paper on the Bill
08/09/2021
1st reading (Commons)
08/09/2021
Bill
Bill 158 2021-22 (as introduced)
08/09/2021
Bill
Bill 158 2021-22 (as introduced) - large print
08/09/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 158 EN 2021-22
08/09/2021
Explanatory Notes
Bill 158 EN 2021-22 - large print