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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 2017
Spice Briefing
Stage 1
Social Security Committee
23 February 2017In private
27 March 2017
20 April 2017
27 April 2017
11 May 2017In private
18 May 2017In private
Stage 1 Report,%202017.pdf
Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee
7 March
28 March 2017In private
18 April 2017In private
13 June 2017
Stage 1 Recommendations
Consideration by the Parliament
Stage 1 Debate – 1 June 2017
Stage 2
Social Security Committee
22 June 2017
29 June 2017
Bill as amended at Stage 2
Spice Briefing – consideration prior to Stage 3
Stage 3
Consideration by Parliament
Stage 3 debate – 8 November 2017
Bill as passed
Royal Assent
18 December 2017

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