Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [HL] 2022-23


provide for certain social security rules which apply where life expectancy is 6 months or less to apply instead where life expectancy is 12 months or less

What is this Bill?

The Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [HL] is a Government Bill tabled by a Minister of the Crown.

Is this Bill currently before Parliament?

Yes. This Bill was introduced on 11 May 2022 and is currently before Parliament.

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.

What type of Bill is this?

Government Bills are technically Presentation Bills, but the Government can use its legislative time to ensure the schedule of debates to scrutinise the Bill.

So is this going to become a law?

Though the Bill can be amended from its original form, the Bill will almost certainly be enacted in law before the end of the Session, or will be carried over to the subsequent Session.

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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Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers Ministerial Extracts from Debates All Bill Debates

Next Event: Thursday 8th September 2022 - 2nd reading

Last Event: Thursday 23rd June 2022 - 1st reading (Commons)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Lords Completed
Commons - 20%

Latest Key documents

Bill Debate
22/06/2022
Explanatory Note
23/06/2022
Impact Assessment
11/05/2022

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

08/09/2022
3rd reading (Commons)
08/09/2022
Committee stage (Commons)
08/09/2022
2nd reading (Commons)
30/06/2022
Legislative Consent Motions-devolved legislatures
Legislative Consent Motion agreed by the Scottish Parliament - 29 June 2022
23/06/2022
1st reading (Commons)
23/06/2022
Bill
Bill 118 2022-23 (as brought from the Lords)
23/06/2022
Bill
Bill 118 2022-23 (as brought from the Lords) - large print
23/06/2022
Explanatory Notes
Bill 118 EN 2022-23
23/06/2022
Explanatory Notes
Bill 118 EN 2022-23 - large print
22/06/2022
3rd reading (Lords)
20/06/2022
Order of Commitment discharged
30/05/2022
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Peers regarding issues raised in the second reading debate: monitoring the impact of changes, Social Security Advisory Committee report and review of eligibility criteria for PIP/DLA mobility component, and data on the Special Rules caseload.
24/05/2022
2nd reading (Lords)
18/05/2022
Briefing papers
Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [HL]
12/05/2022
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
12/05/2022
Delegated Powers Memorandum
Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
11/05/2022
1st reading (Lords)
11/05/2022
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment
11/05/2022
Bill
HL Bill 2 (as introduced)
11/05/2022
Bill
HL Bill 2 (as introduced)
11/05/2022
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 2 Explanatory Notes
11/05/2022
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment
11/05/2022
Bill
HL Bill 2 (as introduced)
11/05/2022
Explanatory Notes
HL Bill 2 Explanatory Notes
11/05/2022
Minutes of Proceedings
Minutes of Proceedings
11/05/2022
Lords Hansard
Lords Hansard