Browse

Offensive Weapons Bill 2017-19 (HC Bill 232)

CBP-8349

Published 21/06/2018

The Offensive Weapons Bill 2017-19 (HC Bill 232) was published on 20 June 2018. Second reading of the Bill in the House of Commons is scheduled for Wednesday 27 June 2018.

Disability in the UK: Rights and Policy

LLN-2018-0071

Published 21/06/2018

This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate due to take place in the House of Lords on the motion moved by Baroness Thomas of Winchester (Liberal Democrat) on 28 June 2018 “that this House takes note of the different challenges facing disabled people in the United Kingdom in 2018”. It provides an overview of the legal framework governing disabled people’s rights in the UK both in domestic law, in the Equality Act 2010, and in international law, in the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. It also examines some possible implications for disabled people of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

City & Town Classification of Constituencies & Local Authorities

CBP-8322

Published 21/06/2018

How do cities, large towns, small towns and villages differ from one another? Our new classification helps in understanding differences, trends and patterns of data across Great Britain.

The Erasmus Programme

CBP-8326

Published 20/06/2018

This House of Commons briefing provides information on the Erasmus+ programme and discusses the future position of the UK with regard to the scheme post Brexit.

Armed Forces Day: 30 June 2018

LLN-2018-0070

Published 20/06/2018

This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of Armed Forces Day, which takes place on 30 June 2018.

Unfair dismissal: qualifying service rule

CBP-8347

Published 20/06/2018

This note summarises the qualifying period of employment needed to acquire the right not to be unfairly dismissed.

Number of urgent questions in the House of Commons since 1997

CBP-8344

Published 20/06/2018

Urgent questions are a category of oral questions that allow all MPs not in the Government to put a question to a minister without the usual notice required for oral question time and without the need to be drawn in a ballot.

Russian Federation activity in the UK and globally

CDP-2018-0159

Published 20/06/2018

A Westminster Hall debate on 'Russian Federation activity in the UK and globally' is scheduled for Thursday 28 June 2018. The Member leading the debate is Bob Seely MP.

Humanitarian situation in Gaza

CDP-2018-0158

Published 20/06/2018

A Westminster Hall debate on the 'Humanitarian situation in Gaza' is scheduled for Tuesday 26 June 2018, from 2:30-4:00pm. The Member leading the debate is Grahame Morris MP.

Future of the Scottish Economy

CDP-2018-0157

Published 20/06/2018

There will be a general debate on the future of the Scottish economy held in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 27 June at 2.30pm. The debate has been sponsored by Ged Killen MP.