Welfare Benefits Uprating Bill: Commons second reading

8 January 2013

MPs this afternoon have been debating the Welfare Benefits Uprating Bill, at its second reading.

The DWP's impact assessment on the bill was published immediately before the debate. CPAG's media statement highlights that this assessment omits the poverty impact of the bill.

CPAG has also posted a blog on the impact of the bill on child poverty levels.

CPAG has also published an expert report on the bill and a parliamentary briefing.

More information on the progress of the bill can be found on the Parliament website.