School Sport


Published 06/11/2017

This briefing provides information on the provision of physical education and sport in schools, including National Curriculum requirements, funding, the School Games, and regulations relating to school playing fields.

16-19 education funding in England since 2010


Published 06/11/2017

This House of Commons Library Briefing Paper provides a summary of how funding for 16-19 education in England has changed since 2010.

Exchange rates: Key Economic Indicators


Published 06/11/2017

Exchange rates: Data on the value of the pound relative to other major international currencies.

Motor car insurance


Published 06/11/2017

This note outlines some of the factors influencing the cost of motor insurance premiums and what government and the industry have done to try and reduce costs.

Mineworkers' pensions


Published 06/11/2017

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

Service industries: Key Economic Indicators


Published 03/11/2017

Service industries: Data for the sector that incorporates the retail sector, the financial sector, the public sector, business administration and cultural activities.

Children: residence and contact court orders and related matters for parents, grandparents and others


Published 03/11/2017

This House of Commons Library briefing paper looks at child arrangements orders for residence and contact under the Children Act 1989. These court orders can be applied for by anyone, although some people (including grandparents in most cases) first require the leave of the court to apply. Topics covered in this paper include the factors that a court takes into account, the legal presumption that both parents should be involved in a child's life, and mediation.

Use of temporary accommodation in England


Published 03/11/2017

This pack has been prepared for a Backbench Business debate on temporary accommodation. This debate is sponsored by Siobhain McDonagh MP and will take place in the House of Commons Chamber on 7 November 2017. The debate will last for 3 hours.

E-petition 182953 relating to university tuition fees


Published 03/11/2017

There will be a debate on the motion “That this House has considered e-petition 182953 relating to university tuition fees”. It will take place in Westminster Hall on Monday 27th November at 4.30pm.

The European Economic Area


Published 03/11/2017

This note has been prepared for the debate in the House of Commons on 6 November 2017 on the European Economic Area.