Overview of political developments in Northern Ireland since the Assembly election of May 2016, providing a background to the collapse of talks on re-forming a Northern Ireland Executive in February 2018.
This note charts successive phases of UK money laundering regulations and considers their benefits and burdens..
Housing market: Data on house prices, mortgage approvals and house-building.
Inflation: Data on both the CPI and RPI inflation indices.
Covers the arrangements made for mineworkers' pensions following privatisation of British Coal in 1994.
This briefing sets out the current position relating to home education in England and provides brief information on recent issues raised concerning home education. It covers England only.
Data summarising the economic situation in the regions and countries of the UK
This note discusses the current, limited, tax relief given for employer-supported childcare, and the case that has been made for wider relief on these costs.
This House of Commons Library briefing paper considers the current structure of the care home market in England, as well as issues facing the sector and how private clients (“self-funders”) tend to pay more than local authority funded residents (known as “cross-subsidisation”). A link to the full report in pdf format can be found at the bottom of this page.
Please note that this briefing paper has been withdrawn, and replaced by CBP8003, Social care: care home market – structure, issues, and cross-subsidisation (England).