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Inflation: International: Key Economic Indicators

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Published 12/12/2017

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

Inflation: Key Economic Indicators

SN02792

Published 12/12/2017

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

Housing Market: Key Economic Indicators

SN02820

Published 12/12/2017

Housing market: Data on house prices, mortgage approvals and house-building.

Tax avoidance : a General Anti-Abuse Rule

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Published 11/12/2017

UK tax law is specifically targeted rather than purposive: in tackling the exploitation of loopholes in the law, governments have legislated against individual avoidance schemes as and when these have come to light. This note looks at the case that has been made recently for a general anti-avoidance rule, and the Coalition Government's introduction of a 'narrower' General Anti-Abuse Rule in 2013.

EU (Withdrawal) Bill: clauses 9, 8 and 17

CBP-8170

Published 11/12/2017

This Commons Library briefing paper has been prepared for day 7 of the Committee Stage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in the House of Commons, scheduled for Wednesday 13 December 2017.

Hormone Pregnancy Tests

CDP-2017-0252

Published 11/12/2017

This debate pack has been prepared for the debate to be held in the Commons Chamber on Thursday 14 November 2017 on hormone pregnancy tests. The subject for the debate has been selected by the Backbench Business Committee, and it will be opened by Sir Mike Penning MP.

New Nuclear Power

CBP-8176

Published 11/12/2017

This Commons Library briefing paper summarises current progress on nuclear power, including conventional reactors, advanced designs, waste disposal and nuclear research.

Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages

LLN-2017-0097

Published 11/12/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing provides information on the Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] 2017–19, a private member’s bill introduced by Baroness Hamwee (Liberal Democrat), ahead of its second reading in the House of Lords on 15 December 2017.

Immigration Control (Gross Human Rights Abuses) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages

LLN-2017-0096

Published 11/12/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing has been produced in preparation for the second reading of the Immigration Control (Gross Human Rights Abuses) Bill [HL] (HL Bill 17 of 2017–19) on Friday, 15 December 2017, a private member’s bill introduced by Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws (Labour).

Local Government Elections (Referendum) Bill [HL]: Briefing for Lords Stages

LLN-2017-0095

Published 11/12/2017

This House of Lords Library briefing provides information on the Local Government Elections (Referendum) Bill [HL] 2017–19, a private member’s bill introduced by Lord Balfe (Conservative),ahead of its second reading in the House of Lords on 15 December 2017.