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Front-loaded Child Benefit Bill [HL]

Volume 812: debated on Wednesday 16 June 2021

First Reading

A Bill to amend the Child Benefit (Rates) Regulations 2006 to make provision to vary the rate of child benefit over the course of childhood to enable eligible parents to receive a higher rate during a child’s early years and a correspondingly reduced rate when that child is older.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Eaton (on behalf of Lord Farmer), read a first time and ordered to be printed.

Sitting suspended.