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The Public Service Pensions Bill sets out new arrangements for the creation of schemes for the payment of pensions and other benefits. This Library Note provides background information for the second reading of the Bill in the House of Lords on 19 December 2012. In particular, the Note summarises the report stage and third reading in the House of Commons. The Note is intended to be read in conjunction with two House of Commons Library Research Papers, Public Service Pensions Bill (16 October 2012, RP 12/57) and Public Service Pensions Bill: Committee Stage Report (29 November 2012, RP 12/72), which provide background information on the Bill and summarise the second reading and committee stage in the House of Commons.


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