Brexit: who has said what about transition?
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-8238
Phase two of the Brexit negotiations has started. The EU and UK negotiators have expressed their views on the scope of and conditions for a transition or implementation period, in which the UK will not be a Member State but will continue to apply EU law.
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers SN06077
This Commons Library briefing paper is a guide to understanding UK migration statistics. It explains the concepts and methods used in measuring migration and setting out a range of data on migration in the UK and in European Union countries.
Social care: Announcements delaying the introduction of funding reforms (including the cap) (England)
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7265
This House of Commons Library briefing paper looks at the Government’s announcements that postponed the introduction of funding reforms regarding how individuals pay for social care, including a more generous means-test and a cap on lifetime social care costs.
A link to the full report in pdf format can be found at the bottom of this page.
Overseas Electors Bill 2017-19
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-8223
The Overseas Electors Bill 2017-19 is a Private Member’s Bill to extend the basis on which British citizens outside the UK qualify to participate in Parliamentary elections. It will remove the '15-year rule' which prevents British citizens living overseas from registering to vote if they have lived abroad for more than 15 years.
Future UK fisheries policy
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0052
This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 27 February from 2.30-4pm on UK future fisheries policy. The debate will be opened by Scott Mann MP.
Brexit: a reading list of post-EU Referendum publications by Parliament and the Devolved Assemblies
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7912
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.
Topics: Animal welfare, Armed forces, Asylum, Aviation, Climate change, Common Agricultural Policy, Consumers, Courts, Data protection, Defence equipment and procurement, Devolution, Economic policy, Employment, Energy, Environmental protection, EU budget, EU external relations, EU grants and loans, EU institutions, EU law and treaties, Financial services, Fisheries, Food, Forestry, Health services, Higher education, Human rights, Immigration, Industry, Information technology, International development, International economic relations, International law, International politics and government, International trade, Legislative process, Medicine, Overseas territories, Parliament, Pensions, Railways, Regulation, Research and innovation, Roads, Science, Shipping, Water
Brexit: Council Directives for Negotiations on Transition
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-8234
This Commons Library briefing paper looks at the January 2018 negotiating directives drawn up by the Council of Ministers, in light of the guidelines established by the European Council in December 2017. Their content sheds light on any ‘red lines’ the EU might have in place for Phase 2 of the negotiations with the UK regarding withdrawal from the European Union.
Estimates - Spending of the Department of Transport
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0050
The new-style Estimates day debates provides the House with an opportunity to explore and scrutinise in more detail the DfT’s spending plans and priorities.
Components of GDP: Key Economic Indicators
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers SN02787
Components of GDP: data on the components that make up GDP, including household consumption, government spending, investment, trade and output by sector.
Geographical pattern of UK trade
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7593
This note looks at the UK's trade with its main trading partners.
Statistics on UK-EU trade
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7851
This note provides some basic statistics on the UK's trade with the EU.
Service industries: Key Economic Indicators
Published Friday, February 23, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers SN02786
Service industries: Data for the sector that incorporates the retail sector, the financial sector, the public sector, business administration and cultural activities.
Local Government Pension Scheme investments
Published Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Commons Briefing papers CBP-7309
Looks at the recent debate on Government changes to regulations and guidance for Local Government Pension Scheme investments: including proposals to increase pooling of investments to reduce costs; and guidance that investment policies should not “be used to give effect to municipal foreign or munitions policies that run contrary to Government policy."
Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy
Published Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Commons Debate packs CDP-2018-0049
There will be a debate on a motion relating to the Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy in the Chamber on Wednesday 28 February 2018