Child poverty in London


Published 20/02/2018

A Westminster Hall debate on Child Poverty in London is scheduled for Thursday 22 February at 3.00pm. The Member leading the debate is Siobhain McDonagh MP.

Electric vehicles and infrastructure


Published 20/02/2018

This paper explains what electric vehicles are and how successive governments have planned for infrastructure and provided vehicle grants and incentives to encourage and accommodate their growth. It also sets out how the electricity grid is preparing to accommodate any increased demand from EV charging and looks at comparative emissions from EVs and conventional vehicles.

Mothers' details on marriage certificates


Published 20/02/2018

This Commons Library briefing paper provides information about calls for details of both parents of the parties to a marriage to be included in marriage registration (and not just fathers' details, as at present)

Poverty in the UK: statistics


Published 20/02/2018

This note sets out information on the levels and rates of poverty in the UK, including historical trends and forecasts for future years.

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


Published 19/02/2018

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

Tuition fee statistics


Published 19/02/2018

This note gives a brief summary of statistics on aggregate tuition fee liability/payment under the current and previous systems; the impact on student numbers, payment by student characteristics and the contribution of tuition fees to higher education funding. Some statistics cover England and Wales, although more recent data on variable fees and the post 2012 system is for England only.

Brexit: devolved legislature business


Published 19/02/2018

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

Application of TUPE to Carillion workers


Published 19/02/2018

On 21 February 2018 there will be a debate on the application of the Transfer of Undertakings and Protection of Employment Regulations 2006 to Carillion workers.

Implementation of the Housing and Planning Act 2016


Published 19/02/2018

The Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016. This briefing paper outlines progress in implementing the Act's provisions.

Recruitment and retention of NHS staff in Oxfordshire


Published 19/02/2018

This House of Commons Library debate pack briefing has been prepared in advance of a debate entitled “Recruitment and retention of NHS staff in Oxfordshire”. This will take place in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 20th February 2018 at 11.30am and will last for 90 minutes. It will be led by Layla Moran MP.