New Clause 3 - Review on gradual transition from certain benefit arrangements based on age.

Pensions Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:15 pm on 11th July 2013.

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‘(1) In relation to women without a national insurance contribution record who relied on a husband’s national insurance contributions and would under existing arrangements have accrued a benefit based on such spousal contributions, the Government shall conduct a review to determine the costs and benefits of permitting women within 15 years of state pension age as at 6 April 2016 to retain their accrued rights. Such a review shall be conducted within six months of Royal Assent of this Act and a report thereof laid before Parliament.

(2) The review shall also consider whether similar provision should be made in relation to sections 9 and 10 of this Act.’.—(Gregg McClymont.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Committee divided: Ayes 4, Noes 8.

Division number 11 Decision Time — New Clause 3 - Review on gradual transition from certain benefit arrangements based on age.

Aye: 4 MPs

No: 8 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.