This Commons Library research briefing summarises a wide range of social statistics. Subjects covered include agriculture, crime, defence, education, elections, environment and energy, health, housing, local government, population and migration, social security and transport.
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Commons Briefing papers CBP-7381
Authors: Noel Dempsey; Lukas Audickas; Lydia Jackson
Topics: Church and state, Administration of justice, Agriculture, Alcoholism, Armed forces, Asylum, Benefits policy, Central government, Civil Service, Climate change, Crime, Criminal law, Crown, Defence equipment and procurement, Defence policy, Devolution, Elections, Empty property, Energy, Ethnic groups, Further education, Health finance, Health services, Health staff and professions, Higher education, Housing, Housing adaptations, Immigration, Local government, Obesity, Ofsted, Organic farming, Overcrowding, Parliament, Pensions, Political parties, Population, Prisons, Railways, Regeneration, Religion and faith communities, Religious discrimination, Research and innovation, Roads, Schools, Speaker, Sustainable development, Teachers, Vaccination, Voluntary organisations