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Child Poverty (Scotland) Act 2017

Parliamentary History

74.The following is a list of the proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on the Bill for the Act and significant documents connected to the Bill published by the Parliament during the Bill’s parliamentary passage.

Proceedings and reportsReference
Bill as introduced – 9 February 2017http://www.parliament.scot/Child%20Poverty%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill06S052017.pdf
Spice Briefinghttp://www.parliament.scot/ResearchBriefingsAndFactsheets/S5/SB_17-10_Child_Poverty_Scotland_Bill.pdf
Stage 1
Social Security Committee

23 February 2017

(Meeting)

In private

27 March 2017

(evidence)

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10870&mode=pdf

20 April 2017

(evidence)

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10897&mode=pdf

27 April 2017

(evidence)

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10913&mode=pdf

11 May 2017

(meeting)

In private

18 May 2017

(meeting)

In private
Stage 1 Reporthttps://sp-bpr-en-prod-cdnep.azureedge.net/published/SC/2017/5/22/Stage-One-Report-on-the-Child-Poverty--Scotland--Bill/1st%20Report,%202017.pdf
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

7 March 2017

(meeting)

https:www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10825&mode=pdf

28 March 2017

(meeting)

In private

18 April 2017

(Meeting)

In private

13 June 2017

(meeting)

http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=11002&mode=pdf
Stage 1 Recommendationshttps://sp-bpr-en-prod-cdnep.azureedge.net/published/DPLR/2017/4/18/Child-Poverty--Scotland--Bill-at-Stage-1/18th%20Report.pdf
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 1 June 2017http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=10985&mode=pdf
Stage 2
Social Security Committee
22 June 2017http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=11030
29 June 2017http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=11044&mode=pdf
Bill as amended at Stage 2http://www.parliament.scot/Child%20Poverty%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBill06AS052017.pdf
Spice Briefing – consideration prior to Stage 3http://digitalpublications.parliament.scot/ResearchBriefings/Report/2017/8/3/Child-Poverty--Scotland--Bill--Consideration-prior-to-stage-3-1
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 8 November 2017http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28862.aspx?r=11177&mode=pdf
Bill as passedhttp://www.parliament.scot/Child%20Poverty%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBILL06BS052017Rev.pdf
Royal Assent
18 December 2017http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2017/6/contents/enacted

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