Pension integration (or 'clawback')


Published 17/11/2017

Looks at rules under which some occupational pensions have historically been adjusted to take account of the State Pension introduced in the late 1940s

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


Published 17/11/2017

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.

The Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill 2017-19


Published 16/11/2017

The Bill will enable members of the regular armed forces to serve part-time or to restrict the amount of time they spend separated from their normal place of work.

Corporate Governance Reform


Published 16/11/2017

The Government announced nine reforms to corporate governance that it wants to bring into effect by June 2018. This briefing discusses the Government's plans, related work in this area and other proposals.

Local government: commercial property investments


Published 16/11/2017

A briefing on local authorities' acquisition of multi-million pound commercial property portfolios, the advantages and risks, regulation, and commentary.

Online Gambling: Problem Gamblers and the Multi-Operator Self Exclusion Scheme


Published 16/11/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing provides information on the challenges facing problem gamblers, specifically with respect to online gambling, and of the Multi-Operator Self Exclusion Scheme about to be introduced to help online gamblers ahead of a debate on this topic scheduled to take place in the House of Lords on Thursday 23 November 2017.

The European Investment Bank


Published 16/11/2017

Based in Luxembourg, the European Investment Bank is the European Union’s bank, lending to projects that contribute to growth and employment within Europe. This briefing gives a short overview of the Bank's membership and operation, and discusses some of the issues surrounding the UK's future relationship with the Bank following Brexit.

Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) (Disabled Access) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages


Published 16/11/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the second reading in the House of Lords of the Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) (Disabled Access) Bill [HL] on 24 November 2017.

Retail sales: Key Economic Indicators


Published 16/11/2017

Retail sales: key indicators on the value of retail sales.

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


Published 16/11/2017

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