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General Election 2017: full results and analysis

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Published 19/06/2017

This briefing paper contains summary information about the results of the 2017 General Election, held on 8th June. It provides election results by party, nation and region, as well as further statistics on turnout and lost deposits.

'SATs' and primary assessment in England

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Published 19/06/2017

This briefing paper provides information on SATs - or national curriculum assessments - in England. It looks at what is tested, when, how the results are used. It also looks at changes to primary assessment since 2015.

Queen's Speech 2017 Day 5: Education, Health, Welfare, Pensions and Culture

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Published 19/06/2017

This Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the forthcoming Queen’s Speech, which is due to take place on 21 June 2017. The House of Lords is due to debate the Queen’s Speech over five days between 22 and 29 June 2017. This briefing is one of five prepared by the House of Lords Library to cover the themes of each day of debate.

Queen's Speech 2017 Day 4: Exiting the European Union

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Published 19/06/2017

This Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the forthcoming Queen’s Speech, which is due to take place on 21 June 2017. The House of Lords is due to debate the Queen’s Speech over five days between 22 and 29 June 2017. This briefing is one of five prepared by the House of Lords Library to cover the themes of each day of debate.

Queen's Speech 2017 Day 3: Home Affairs, Communities and Local Government, Justice, Constitutional Affairs and Devolved Affairs

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Published 19/06/2017

This Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the forthcoming Queen’s Speech, which is due to take place on 21 June 2017. The House of Lords is due to debate the Queen’s Speech over five days between 22 and 29 June 2017. This briefing is one of five prepared by the House of Lords Library to cover the themes of each day of debate.

Queen's Speech 2017 Day 2: Business, Economic Affairs, Transport, Energy, Environment and Agriculture

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Published 19/06/2017

This Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the forthcoming Queen’s Speech, which is due to take place on 21 June 2017. The House of Lords is due to debate the Queen’s Speech over five days between 22 and 29 June 2017. This briefing is one of five prepared by the House of Lords Library to cover the themes of each day of debate.

Queen's Speech 2017 Day 1: Foreign Affairs, Defence, Trade and International Development

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Published 19/06/2017

This Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of the forthcoming Queen’s Speech, which is due to take place on 21 June 2017. The House of Lords is due to debate the Queen’s Speech over five days between 22 and 29 June 2017. This briefing is one of five prepared by the House of Lords Library to cover the themes of each day of debate.

Replacing the UK's Nuclear Deterrent: Progress of the Dreadnought Class

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Published 19/06/2017

In a vote in July 2016 the House of Commons approved the decision to maintain the UK’s nuclear deterrent beyond the early 2030s. After almost a decade of work on the project (the Successor programme), that vote subsequently enabled the programme to move forward into its manufacturing phase, which will see the construction of four new Dreadnought class ballistic missile submarines over the next 15-20 years.

Permitted Work Rules

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Published 19/06/2017

This Commons Library briefing paper gives an overview of the Permitted Work Rules, which allow people in receipt of Employment and Support Allowance to do some paid work without it affecting their benefit.

Disability Living Allowance mobility component for younger children

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Published 19/06/2017

This Commons Library briefing looks at the lower age limits for the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) mobility components, the rationale for them, and at the position of successive governments.