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Voting age

SN01747

Published 16/07/2018

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.

Brexit: devolved legislature business

CBP-7815

Published 16/07/2018

This paper is a record of Brexit-related business in the devolved legislatures. It is updated every Monday.

Brexit reading list: economic, business and transport policy issues

CBP-7830

Published 16/07/2018

The Commons Library has compiled, from a wide range of sources, a selection of analysis and comment relevant to the UK's forthcoming withdrawal from the European Union.

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

CBP-7912

Published 16/07/2018

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.

Homelessness among refugees

CDP-2018-0181

Published 16/07/2018

On 17 July 2018, there will be a Westminster Hall debate on Homelessness among refugees, sponsored by Kate Green MP. It is a two hour debate starting at 2:30pm.

Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages

LLN-2018-0083

Published 16/07/2018

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the second reading in the House of Lords of the Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] on 20 July 2018.

European Union (Information, etc.) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages

LLN-2018-0082

Published 16/07/2018

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the second reading in the House of Lords of the European Union (Information, etc.) Bill, scheduled to take place on 20 July 2018.

Progress on protecting victims of domestic abuse in the family courts

CDP-2018-0180

Published 13/07/2018

A Westminster Hall debate on Progress on protecting victims of domestic abuse in the family courts is scheduled for Wednesday 18 July 2018 at 2.30pm. The Member leading the debate is Jess Phillips MP.

Russia and the Council of Europe

CDP-2018-0179

Published 13/07/2018

A Westminster Hall debate on ‘Russia and the Council of Europe’ has been scheduled for Wednesday 18 July 2018 from 9.30am to 11.00am. The debate has been initiated by John Howell MP.

Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages

LLN-2018-0081

Published 13/07/2018

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the second reading in the House of Lords of the Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill [HL] on 20 July 2018.