Student loan statistics


Published 13/12/2017

Student loans are the main method of direct government support for higher education students. More than £13 billion is loaned to students each year, this is expected to grow rapidly and reach around £330 billion (2014-15 prices) by the middle of this century. The expansion of loans has raised questions about graduate repayments and ultimately the cost of the system to the taxpayer

Unemployment - National: Key Economic Indicators


Published 13/12/2017

Unemployment - national: data on International Labour Organisation unemployment, the headline measure of unemployment in the UK.

Average Earnings: Key Economic Indicators


Published 13/12/2017

Average Earnings: Regularly updated data on average weekly earnings, including breakdowns by public and private sectors.

Employment - National: Key Economic Indicators


Published 13/12/2017

A summary of the latest data on employment in the UK.

Pre-pack administrations


Published 13/12/2017

This Commons briefing paper explains how pre-pack administrations work in practice under revised SIP 16; the recommendations of the Graham Review; and provides a summary of the measures introduced by the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015.

Youth unemployment statistics


Published 13/12/2017

This paper presents the latest statistics on youth unemployment in the UK as well as comparisons with other EU countries.

Unemployment - International Comparisons: Key Economic Indicators


Published 13/12/2017

Unemployment: International Comparisons: Data on harmonised unemployment rates for major international economies.

Regional and National Economic Indicators


Published 13/12/2017

Data summarising the economic situation in the regions and countries of the UK

E-petition 205476 relating to the enslavement of black Africans in Libya


Published 13/12/2017

This debate pack has been prepared for the Petitions Committee debate on e-petition 205476 relating to the enslavement of black Africans in Libya, to be held in Westminster Hall on Monday 18 December 2017 from 4.30 to 5.30 pm, led by Paul Scully.

Statistics on the Size and Composition of the House of Lords: December 2017


Published 13/12/2017

This briefing provides summary data on the size and composition of the House of Lords. The information is taken from the House of Lords registry database and is correct as at 11 December 2017.