2018 Review of Parliamentary constituencies: Northern Ireland


Published 25/08/2017

The seventh general review of Parliamentary constituencies, the 2018 Review, is currently underway. This paper summarises the proposals and gives some key statistics for Northern Ireland

NEET: Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training


Published 24/08/2017

790,000 people aged 16-24 were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in the second quarter of 2017, 11.1% of all people in this age group.

Mineworkers' pensions


Published 24/08/2017

Covers the arrangements made for mineworkers' pensions following privatisation of British Coal in 1994.

Components of GDP: Key Economic Indicators


Published 24/08/2017

Components of GDP: data on the components that make up GDP, including household consumption, government spending, investment, trade and output by sector.

Railway passenger franchises


Published 23/08/2017

This is one of two briefing papers on rail passenger franchising. This paper sets out the terms of the various rail franchises in England, Wales and Scotland. A second paper, SN6521, sets out in more detail how franchising works and the franchising policy of successive governments.

Examination results in England: Social Indicators page


Published 23/08/2017

Trends in examination results in England at Key Stage 2, GCSE and A level. Includes 2014 results.

Education expenditure (UK): Social Indicators page


Published 23/08/2017

Trends in spending since the late 1970s and international comparisons. Updated to include spending figures published in Public Expenditure Statistical Analysis 2016 and Education at a Glance 2015

Participation in education and training: 16-18 year olds in England: Social Indicators page


Published 23/08/2017

Summary of trends in participation among 16-18 year olds in England since the mid-1980s and basic international comparisons. The latest update includes data from the end of 2013 which was the first to affected by raising the participation age.

Public Finances: Key Economic Indicators


Published 23/08/2017

Latest data on government net borrowing and net debt.

Applicants and entrants to higher education: Social Indicators page


Published 23/08/2017

Brief snapshot of changes in applications and entrants to HE via UCAS