Statistics on UK-EU trade


Published 07/11/2017

This note provides some basic statistics on the UK's trade with the EU.

Adult further education funding in England since 2010


Published 07/11/2017

This House of Commons Library Briefing Paper provides a summary of how funding for adult further education (including apprenticeships) in England has changed since 2010.

Exiting the EU: sectoral impact assessments


Published 07/11/2017

On 1 November 2017 the House of Commons resolved that the so-called "Brexit Impact Assessments" should be provided to the Committee on Exiting the EU. This short briefing sets out the background to the resolution and the Government's response to date.

Report of the Lord Speaker's Committee on reform of the House of Lords


Published 07/11/2017

There will be a debate on the report of the Lord Speaker's Committee on reform of the House of Lords. The debate will be led by Tommy Sheppard MP and will take place in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at 9.30am.

Labour market statistics: UK regions and countries


Published 07/11/2017

This paper gives an overview of labour market statistics across the UK’s regions and countries. The spreadsheet published alongside this paper includes a ‘profile tool’ where you can select a region and see all data for that region presented in tables and charts.

Brexit reading list: general coverage


Published 06/11/2017

This paper provides links to a selection of analysis and comment on general ‘Brexit’ coverage.

Safeguarding in English schools


Published 06/11/2017

This briefing provides information on the safeguarding responsibilities of schools in England, including the role of governing bodies, head teachers and school staff, the inspection of safeguarding, safe staff recruitment, and procedures for dealing with allegations against members of staff.

Human Rights of Older Persons, and their Comprehensive Care


Published 06/11/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate in the House of Lords on the human rights of older persons and their comprehensive care on 16 November 2017.

Governance and Administration of the House of Lords


Published 06/11/2017

This House of Lords Library Note sets out how the House of Lords is structured, governed and managed, including joint working with the House of Commons.

Public order legislation relating to family planning clinics


Published 06/11/2017

This pack has been produced ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 7 November 2017 from 4.30-5.30pm on public order legislation relating to family planning clinics. The debate will be opened by Dr Rupa Huq MP.