Special Educational Needs: support in England


Published 15/11/2017

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.

Regional and National Economic Indicators


Published 15/11/2017

Data summarising the economic situation in the regions and countries of the UK

Unemployment - National: Key Economic Indicators


Published 15/11/2017

Unemployment - national: data on International Labour Organisation unemployment, the headline measure of unemployment in the UK.

Average Earnings: Key Economic Indicators


Published 15/11/2017

Average Earnings: Regularly updated data on average weekly earnings, including breakdowns by public and private sectors.

Employment - National: Key Economic Indicators


Published 15/11/2017

Employment: data on employment in the UK.

Reductions in sentence for a guilty plea


Published 15/11/2017

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.

Chart style guide


Published 15/11/2017

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

Productivity: Key Economic Indicators


Published 15/11/2017

Latest statistics showing changes in UK productivity and comparisons of UK productivity with other G7 countries.

Youth unemployment statistics


Published 15/11/2017

This paper presents the latest statistics on youth unemployment in the UK as well as comparisons with other EU countries.

People claiming unemployment benefits by constituency, October 2017


Published 15/11/2017

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.