Pension Schemes Bill — Committee (1st Day)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:15 pm on 7th January 2015.

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Photo of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) 7:15 pm, 7th January 2015

I am most grateful to the noble Lord, and I commend the amendments to the House.

Amendment 14 agreed.

Amendments 15 and 16

Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

15: Clause 27, page 11, line 20, leave out “any scheme rule” and insert “provision of a scheme”

16: Clause 27, page 11, line 23, leave out “scheme rule” and insert “provision of a scheme”

Amendments 15 and 16 agreed.

Clause 27, as amended, agreed.

Clauses 28 to 31 agreed.

Clause 32: Publication etc of documents

Amendments 17 and 18

Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

17: Clause 32, page 12, line 35, after “document” insert “or have a policy”

18: Clause 32, page 12, line 36, after “document” insert “or policy”

Amendments 17 and 18 agreed.

Clause 32, as amended, agreed.

Clauses 33 to 35 agreed.

Amendment 19

Moved by Lord Bradley

19: After Clause 35, insert the following new Clause—

“Collective benefits: annual review

The Secretary of State must each year produce a report on the operation of this Part and the report must include the number of collective benefit schemes that have been set up under its provisions.”