Parliamentary boundary reviews: public consultations


Published 17/10/2017

The four boundary commissions in the UK have to allow for various stages of public consultation during their general reviews of Parliamentary constituencies. These are summarised in this paper. Section 2 gives the dates of the various stages of the current review.

Defined benefit pension scheme funding


Published 17/10/2017

This note covers the main measures of pension scheme funding, the reviews leading up to the introduction of the scheme specific funding requirements; the key elements of the requirements; TPR’s approach to regulating scheme funding and current proposals for reform.

"No-fault divorce"


Published 17/10/2017

This Commons Library briefing paper considers the current basis for divorce and arguments for and against the introduction of "no-fault" divorce.

Inflation: International: Key Economic Indicators


Published 17/10/2017

Inflation: International: Harmonised Index of Comsumer Prices data on international inflation rates.

Inflation: Key Economic Indicators


Published 17/10/2017

Inflation: Data on both the CPI and RPI inflation indices.

Bovine Tuberculosis Statistics: Great Britain


Published 16/10/2017

In 2016 there were 4,505 new herd incidents of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in Great Britain, and 39,364 animals were slaughtered due to bovine TB. This briefing paper presents statistics on the incidence of bovine TB in Great Britain.

Brexit: devolved legislature business


Published 16/10/2017

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

Use of devolved powers in Scotland


Published 16/10/2017

A Westminster Hall debate on the use of devolved powers in Scotland is scheduled for Tuesday 17 October 2017 at 4.30pm. Stephen Kerr MP is leading the debate.

Women released from prison


Published 16/10/2017

A Westminster Hall debate on Women released from prison is scheduled for Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 4.30pm. The Member leading the debate is Chris Elmore MP.

The persecution of the Rohingya by the Burmese (Myanmar) Government


Published 16/10/2017

A debate on ‘The persecution of the Rohingya by the Burmese (Myanmar) Government’ has been scheduled for Tuesday 17 October in the Main Chamber. The debate has been nominated by the Backbench Business Committee.