§ Amendment made: No. 149, in page 65, line 31, leave out from 'are' to end of line 33 and insert—
- '(i) payable by virtue of section 35(6) of that Act to a person who is also entitled to a Category A or Category B retirement pension (including sums payable by virtue of section 36(3)); or
- (ii) payable to such a person as part of his Category A or Category B retirement pension by virtue of an order made under this section by virtue of this paragraph or made under section 126A of the Social Security Act 1975;'.—[Mr. Major.]
§ Mr. Newton
I beg to move amendment No. 91, in page 65, line 37, at end insert—'(ff) specified in regulations under section 45(3) above;'.The amendment is necessary to bring statutory maternity pay within the uprating provisions contained in clause 60. It is intended that the flat rate element of statutory maternity pay will be subject to annual review and uprating each April on the same basis as statutory sick pay and other social security benefits.
§ Amendment agreed to.
§ Amendments made: No. 150, in page 66, line 23, leave out from '(b) to end of line 27 and insert ',(c) or (d) above'.
No. 151, in page 66, line 40, at end insert—
'(6A) An increase in a sum such as is specified in subsection (1)(d) above shall form part of the Category A or Category B retirement pension of the person to whom it is paid.'.—[Mr. Newton.]