A general debate on freedom of religion or belief will take place in Westminster Hall on Thursday 1 March 2018.
On 26 February 2018 there will be an Estimates Day debate on the spending of the Department for Exiting the EU.
The Nuclear Safeguards Bill 2017-19 makes provision for nuclear safeguards after the UK leaves Euratom. This Briefing Paper discusses the background to and content of the Bill. The Bill passed to the House of Lords without amendment on 23 January 2018. The Lords Committee Stage began on 22 February 2018.
The Government announced nine reforms to corporate governance that it wants to bring into effect by June 2018. This briefing discusses the Government's plans, related work in this area and other proposals.
This paper summarises UK defence expenditure (historic, current, and planned), international comparisons of defence expenditure of NATO Allies, and the financial cost of UK military operations.
This Library Briefing Paper looks at press regulation after the Leveson report.
Looks at the recent debate on Government changes to regulations and guidance for Local Government Pension Scheme investments: including proposals to increase pooling of investments to reduce costs; and guidance that investment policies should not “be used to give effect to municipal foreign or munitions policies that run contrary to Government policy."
This Library briefing paper looks at changes to the Horserace Betting Levy.
This briefing paper charts the implementation of controversial reforms to the probation service. Most offenders are now supervised by Community Rehabilitation Companies, which are primarily led by private companies. A new public sector National Probation Service manages high risk offenders. So what's the verdict so far?
UK Gross Domestic Product: Regularly updated data on growth and forecasts.