Inflation: International: Key Economic Indicators


Published 19/01/2018

Inflation: International: Harmonised Index of Comsumer Prices data on international inflation rates.

Financial Indicators: Key Economic Indicators


Published 19/01/2018

Financial Indicators: Data from FTSE100, as well as oil prices and gold prices.

Retail sales: Key Economic Indicators


Published 19/01/2018

Retail sales: key indicators on the value of retail sales.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): Key Economic Indicators


Published 19/01/2018

UK Gross Domestic Product: Regularly updated data on growth and forecasts.

Betting shops: licensing and planning issues


Published 19/01/2018

This Library briefing paper looks at licensing and planning issues relating to betting shops in Great Britain.

High Speed 2 (HS2) Phase 2a


Published 19/01/2018

This paper summarises Phase 2a of the proposed new high speed rail line between London and the North of England (HS2). It gives a brief overview of the scheme, its costs, compensation arrangements and the Bill which will give statutory and planning authority for the construction of the scheme.

Teacher recruitment and retention in England


Published 19/01/2018

This House of Commons Library Briefing Paper provides information on the recruitment and retention of teachers in England, including Government initiatives to increase teacher supply. The briefing also gives an overview of attempts to reduce teacher workload.

Higher education funding in England


Published 19/01/2018

Higher education underwent fundamental changes to how it was financed in England 2012 and there have been ongoing, albeit smaller, changes since then. How has this affected the balance between the broad sources of funding -the taxpayer and graduate and how has the total funding from al sources for universities changed?

Student loan interest rates FAQs


Published 19/01/2018

This House of Commons briefing paper answers frequently asked questions on student loan interest rates.

Commons Library analysis of the Nuclear Safeguards Bill 2017-19


Published 19/01/2018

The Nuclear Safeguards Bill 2017-19 makes provision for nuclear safeguards after the UK leaves Euratom. This Briefing Paper discusses the background to and content of the Bill. The Bill passed Committee stage without amendment on 14 November 2017 and Report Stage begins on 23 January 2018.