The Tenant Fees Bill will abolish most upfront fees for tenants in England and cap security deposits at the equivalent of six weeks’ rent. This paper provides background to the Bill, including information on current practice in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It explains the Bill's provisions and summarises reactions from tenants, landlords and letting agents. This paper has been updated to include issues raised during Public Bill Committee. The date for Report Stage is yet to be announced.
A Westminster Hall debate on E-petition 207040, relating to allowing Premier League and Championship football clubs to introduce safe standing, is scheduled for Monday 25 June 2018 at 4.30pm. The Member leading the debate is Luke Hall MP, a member of the Petitions Committee.
This briefing paper reviews the amendments made to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 that concern how the two Houses sift statutory instruments made under what will become the European Union (Withdrawal) Act.
This Commons Library Briefing Paper provides details of areas where the two Houses are yet to agree on the text of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill ahead of the Commons debate on 20 June 2018.
This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall on Thursday 21 June 2018 at 1.30pm on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis treatment and research. The subject for the debate has been selected by the Backbench Business Committee and the debate will be opened by Carol Monaghan MP.
This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the second reading of the Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Bill in the House of Lords on 29 June 2018.
There will be a debate entitled "Provision of healthcare on English islands". This will be led by Mr Bob Seely MP and will take place in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 27th June 2018 at 9.30am.
This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate in the House of Lords on the motion moved by Lord De Mauley (Conservative) on 21 June 2018 “that this House takes note of the contribution of the armed forces reserves to national security”.
There will be a debate entitled "Access to treatment, support and innovative new medicines for Phenylketonuria patients". This will be led by Liz Twist MP and will take place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 26th June 2018 at 9.30am.
Debate Pack for the general debate on 'NATO’, scheduled for Wednesday 20 June 2018 in the Main Chamber.