Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill (C) (E)


Outcome: E

A Bill to set out rules to govern the Scottish Parliamentary Pension Scheme; to provide for the payment of resettlement grants to individuals when they stop being members of the Scottish Parliament or holding certain offices; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

The Bill received Royal Assent on 25 February 2009.

Stage 1

The Bill was considered by the following committees:

Finance Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Chamber proceedings at Stage 1 (12 November 2008):

The Bill passed Stage 1 on 12 November 2008.

Stage 2

The Scottish Parliamentary Pension Bill Committee was established to consider the Bill at Stage 2.

Stage 2 took place on 3 December 2008.  The deadline for all amendments was Thursday 27 November 2008.

The Bill passed Stage 2 on 3 December 2008.

The deadline for Stage 2 was 19 December 2008.

After Stage 2

The Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee considered written evidence on the Bill on 13 January 2009.

Stage 3

The Stage 3 debate was held on 22 January 2009. The deadline for lodging all amendments for Stage 3 was Friday 16 January.

A Marshalled List and groupings were not produced for this debate as no amendments were lodged at Stage 3.

Chamber proceedings at Stage 3 (22 January 2009):

The Bill passed Stage 3 on 22 January 2009.

An 'As Passed' version of the Bill was not produced for this Stage as no amendments were lodged.

Royal Assent

The Bill received Royal Assent on 25 February 2009.

The following volume, published on 25 April 2013, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill:

Passage of the Bill:




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