Four staff networks for people to discuss and consider issues. 2018 marks 100 outlines for research papers since some women, and all men, could vote. You can filter the research briefings by date, type, or one of 350 topics. Lords Library Notes: Authored publications by the research section of the House of Lords Library that provide analysis of Bills, subjects for debate in the House and other issues of interest to Members.
POSTbriefs: Responsive policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on mini-literature reviews and peer review, typically commissioned by select committees and library research services. POSTnotes: Proactive four-page policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on reviews of the research literature, interviews with stakeholders and peer review, commissioned by the POST Board. Under current legislation, a person must be 18 or over to vote in elections to the UK Parliament. This Note gives details of calls for a change in the law to reduce the voting age to 16 in recent years. A Westminster Hall debate on Legal aid and the post-implementation review is to take place on Tuesday 4 September 2018 at 6. The Member leading the debate is Karen Buck MP.
This note provides an overview of the concept of caste, explains the existing law and sets out the background to the order-making power in the Equality Act 2010. Service industries: Data for the sector that incorporates the retail sector, the financial sector, the public sector, business administration and cultural activities. Exchange rates: Data on the value of the pound relative to other major international currencies. Concerns have been raised about sexual harassment in all stages of education.
This paper provides information on the requirements on schools, colleges and universities, and relevant recent developments. Bank of England’s and international, quantitative easing policy. Ireland is one of the UK’s largest trading partners. This note gives some key statistics on UK-Ireland trade. Manufacturing: Data on manufacturing jobs, output and producer confidence.
This Commons Library briefing paper provides the background to Karen Buck’s Private Members’ Bill on housing fitness, and explains its provisions and amendments made at Committee Stage. The Bill is seeking to require that residential rented dwellings in England are fit for human habitation at the start of the tenancy and thereafter. The Bill’s Report stage is scheduled for 26 October 2018. England, as well as introducing the debates about the quality of provision and the subject’s statutory status. MPs who have left the Chamber voluntarily, been asked to withdraw or who have been suspended. This paper gives an overview of labour market statistics across the UK’s regions and countries.