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Sources of Statistics: Constituency Statistics

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Published 04/05/2018

This introductory guide provides sources of statistics on constituency level statistics.

Fixed odds betting terminals

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Published 04/05/2018

This Library briefing paper looks at the controversy over fixed odds betting terminals.

Stamp duty land tax on residential property

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Published 04/05/2018

This Commons Library paper discusses the reforms to taxation of sales of residential property that have been made in recent years, before looking at earlier debates about the way house sales have been taxed.

Armed Forces accommodation allowance exemption

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Published 04/05/2018

In the Autumn Budget 2017 the Government announced that it would introduce an income tax and NICs exemption for certain allowances paid to Armed Forces personnel for renting or maintaining accommodation in the UK private market. Provision to this effect was included in the Finance Bill published after the Budget, and now forms section 8 of Finance Act 2018.

Taxable benefits in kind: Budget 2016

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Published 04/05/2018

Finance Bill 2016 includes provision - specifically clause 7 of the Bill - to ensure that if there is a specific statutory provision for calculating the tax charge on a benefit-in-kind this must be used. This note explains the purpose of this clause.

Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations SI 2018/120

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Published 04/05/2018

The Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations SI 2018/120 were laid on 1 February, and came into force from 6 April 2018.

Debate on SI 2018/443 (on student support): 9 May 2018

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Published 04/05/2018

On 9 May 2018 there will be a debate in the main chamber on a motion relating to The Education (Student Support) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2018 No. 443.

By-elections since the 2017 General Election

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Published 04/05/2018

This Commons Library Briefing Paper sets out results of the by-elections held since the 2017 election. Currently there has been one by-election, this was held in West Tyrone on 3 May 2018. Full details are presented in the associated PDF but an overview of the recent by-election results are shown below.

Debate on a motion relating to the Education (Student Support) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2018 No 443

CDP-2018-0115

Published 04/05/2018

On 9 May 2018 there will be a debate in the main chamber on a motion relating to The Education (Student Support) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2018 No 443.

Economies of the UK islands

CDP-2018-0112

Published 04/05/2018

MPs will debate Government policy on 'Economies of UK islands' on Wednesday 9 May 2018 in Westminster Hall at 9.30am. The debate will be led by Alan Mak MP