Finance Act2017 - foreign pensions


Published 27/06/2017

Looks at changes to the tax treatment of foreign pensions in the Finance Act 2017

Parliamentary debate 5/7/17: Gibb report on Southern Rail


Published 27/06/2017

A briefing for this debate will be available soon.

Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Bill


Published 27/06/2017

This Commons briefing Paper provides information on the background to, and the main provisions of, the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill.

Safeguarding in English schools


Published 27/06/2017

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.

Key Issues 2017


Published 26/06/2017

Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the new Parliament. Written by impartial Commons Library specialists, these articles are designed to help the reader get up to speed quickly on issues such as; Brexit, the housing crisis, the future of devolution and much more.

High cost consumer credit: the new regualtory regime


Published 26/06/2017

High cost consumer credit in the UK. How has the industry changed following the 2015 regulatory regime change?

Early Intervention


Published 26/06/2017

This House of Commons Library briefing analyses early intervention policies aimed at parents and children from conception to age five, covering health, education, social development and financial benefits. This paper also looks at broader arguments around early intervention as a policy approach.

Brexit: devolved legislature business


Published 26/06/2017

This paper is a record of Brexit-related business in the devolved legislatures. It is updated every Monday.

Homelessness in England: Social Indicators page


Published 26/06/2017

This note summarises quarterly homelessness statistics for England.

Winter Fuel Payments update


Published 26/06/2017

The Winter Fuel Payment is a tax-free annual payment to help older people meet the cost of their winter fuel bills. The “standard” rates are £200 per eligible household where the oldest person is under 80, and £300 for households containing a person aged 80 or over.