The value of student maintenance support


Published 28/06/2017

How have student maintenance support levels changed over time? How has the balance between grants and loans changed? What will the Chancellor's Budget announcement on the ending of grants mean to this and to potential students?

House prices (UK): Social Indicators page


Published 28/06/2017

Trends in house prices and affordability in the UK.

Coroners' investigations and inquests


Published 28/06/2017

This Commons Library briefing paper deals with coroners' investigations and inquests in England and Wales. The Coroners and Justice Act 2009 introduced a new concept of the coroner’s ‘investigation’ into a death. An inquest may form part of the investigation.

NHS Indicators: England, June 2017


Published 28/06/2017

A briefing on demand and performance for NHS services in England. Covers areas such as: A&E statistics, waiting lists, ambulance data, delayed charges, and staffing levels including doctors and nurses.

Increases in the State Pension age for women born in the 1950s


Published 28/06/2017

Briefing regarding the WASPI campaign and the impact of legislation increasing the State Pension age for women born in the 1950s

Financial Services: European aspects


Published 28/06/2017

This Paper brings together recent European Union legislative and regulatory developments in the sphere of financial or corporate regulation. It provides relevant UK context and activity. It also includes a checklist of EU regulations currently being implemented across the EU with links to further information or explanation.

Brexit: a reading list of post-EU Referendum publications by Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies


Published 28/06/2017

This reading list brings together briefings on Brexit by the Parliamentary libraries and the Devolved Assembly research services with reports by Parliamentary and Devolved Assembly committees following the result of the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.

Air Quality in London


Published 28/06/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate scheduled to take place in the House of Lords on 3 July on the case for improving air quality in London. It provides an overview of the regulation of air pollution, the impact of air pollution on health and plans by the Government and the Mayor of London to improve air quality.

Measuring the Impact of the UK’s Development Aid Budget


Published 28/06/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing provides background information on the UK’s ODA budget, surveys the development of government policy on the evaluation and measurement of development activity and suggests sources of further reading which provide information on the impact of specific aid initiatives.

Kurdistan region in Iraq


Published 28/06/2017

Debate Pack for the Westminster Hall debate on the Kurdistan region in Iraq