This House of Commons Library briefing sets out the system of support for children and young people in England aged 0-25 with special educational needs (SEN). The briefing provides an overview of the new system introduced in 2014, the transitional arrangements, and how the new system differs from that which preceded it. It also includes a brief history of the movement towards reform that preceded the 2014 changes, and information on the impact of the new system available to date.
Data summarising the economic situation in the regions and countries of the UK
Unemployment - national: data on International Labour Organisation unemployment, the headline measure of unemployment in the UK.
Average Earnings: Regularly updated data on average weekly earnings, including breakdowns by public and private sectors.
Employment: data on employment in the UK.
Offenders who plead guilty in court will usually receive a reduced sentence compared to that they would have received had they been convicted following a not guilty plea. The maximum discount is currently one third. This note describes the rationale for reduced sentences for those who plead guilty.
This guide and sets the visual style and some principles for good statistical charts. As used by the statistics sections of the House of Commons Library
Latest statistics showing changes in UK productivity and comparisons of UK productivity with other G7 countries.
This paper presents the latest statistics on youth unemployment in the UK as well as comparisons with other EU countries.
This paper provides figures for the number of people claiming unemployment benefits (the “claimant count”) by parliamentary constituency, as well as a summary of the latest labour market statistics for the UK as a whole.