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Key Issues 2017

Published Monday, June 26, 2017

Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the new Parliament. Written by impartial Commons Library specialists, these articles are designed to help the reader get up to speed quickly on issues such as; Brexit, the housing crisis, the future of devolution and much more.

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What are the Key Issues for the 2017 Parliament?

Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the new Parliament. Written by impartial Commons Library specialists, these articles are designed to help the reader get up to speed quickly on issues such as; Brexit, the housing crisis, the future of devolution and much more.

Articles are being published throughout June on secondreading.uk. Read them via the following links below, or download the whole guide (link below).

Please note this page will be updated with new articles as they are published.  

The economy and public finances

 

Work and industry

 

Living in the UK

 

Justice and immigration

 

 Media and technology

 

 Environment

 

 Foreign affairs and defence

 

Governing the UK

 

Commons Briefing papers CBP-8021

Authors: Grahame Allen; Louise Butcher; Hannah Cromarty; Noel Dempsey; Emma Downing; Gabrielle Garton Grimwood; Samantha Godec; Daniel Harari; Rachael Harker; Lydia Harriss; David Hirst; Elena Ares; Tim Jarrett; Neil Johnston; Richard Keen; Matthew Keep; Richard Kelly; Steven Kennedy; Arabella Lang; Robert Long; Jon Lunn; Feargal McGuinness; Carl Baker; Terry McGuinness; Vaughne Miller; Claire Mills; Edward Potton; Tom Powell; Sara Priestley; Douglas Pyper; Nerys Roberts; Tom Rutherford; Mark Sandford; Sarah Barber; Antony Seely; Jack Simson Caird; Ben Smith; Louise Smith; Pat Strickland; Djuna Thurley; Elise Uberoi; Nigel Walker; Dominic Webb; Samuel White; Gail Bartlett; Wendy Wilson; John Woodhouse; Marcus Wilton; Vyara Apostolova; Katie Raymer; Paul Bolton; Paul Bowers; Philip Brien; Louisa Brooke-Holland

Topics: Administration of justice, Agriculture and environment, Armed forces, Asylum, Central government, Common Agricultural Policy, Community care, Companies, Competition, Construction industry, Consumers, Countryside, Crime, Crimes of violence, Criminal law, Defence policy, Economic and monetary union, Economic policy, Employment, Energy, Environmental protection, EU budget, EU defence policy, EU enlargement, EU external relations, EU grants and loans, EU institutions, EU law and treaties, Farmers, Fisheries, Flooding, Health services, Housing, Immigration, Incomes and poverty, Information technology, International economic relations, International politics and government, International trade, Internet and cybercrime, Local government, Manufacturing industries, Nationality, Obesity, Pollution, Prisons, Public administration, Regional development agencies, Regulation, Schools, Service industries, Taxation, Terrorism, Tourism, Working age benefits

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