Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make provision about the maintenance of welfare funds and to provide for them to be used to help certain individuals; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Scottish Government Bill.


The Bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 3 March 2015.

Stage 1

The Committee published its Stage 1 report on 8 December 2014.

The Stage 1 debate took place on 16 December 2014.

 Lead committee: Welfare Reform Committee

Consideration by Lead Committee:

    30 September 2014 (evidence)

    7 October 2014 (evidence)

    28 October 2014 (evidence)

    4 November 2014 (evidence)

Consideration by other committees:

    Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 24 June 2014

    Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 5 August 2014

    Finance Committee 25 June 2014

    Finance Committee 1 October 2014 (evidence)

    Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 7 October 2014

    Finance Committee 29 October 2014

    Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, 24 February 2015

Report by the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee on the Bill at Stage 1

Report by the Finance Committee on the Financial Memorandum

After Passing

Received Royal Assent on 8 April 2015

The following volume, published on 21 December 2015, contains all the material relevant to the passage of this Bill: