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    Research Briefing

    Police powers: stop and search

    This Commons Library briefing paper discusses police stop and search powers. It outlines a recent history of their reform and available evidence on their effectiveness at reducing and detecting crime.

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    Debate Pack

    E-petition 598986, relating to safety at nightclubs

    A debate on an e-petition relating to safety at nightclubs will take place in Westminster Hall on Monday 8th November 2021, from 6pm. Tonia Antoniazzi MP will open the debate.

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    Debate Pack

    Effect of police stop and search powers on BAME communities

    A Westminster Hall debate on Effect of police stop and search powers on BAME communities is scheduled for Wednesday 23 May 2018 at 9.30am. The Member leading the debate is Naz Shah MP.

  • House of Commons Library

    Research Briefing

    Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] 2019-21

    The Bill seeks to enable the Government to modernise airspace management and air traffic licensing, and to introduce new powers to tackle the unlawful use of unmanned aircraft or ‘drones’.

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    Insight

    Nitrous oxide: No laughing matter?

    This Insight explains what nitrous oxide is and how its use as a recreational drug is currently policed.

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    Constituency Casework

    Support for Victims of Domestic Abuse

    A list of contact details for organisations which assist victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence across the UK.

  • House of Commons Library

    Research Briefing

    Police powers: an introduction

    This commons library briefing paper introduces a series on police powers.

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    Debate Pack

    Online abuse of elected women representatives

    A Westminster Hall debate on the 'Online abuse of elected women representatives' has been scheduled for Tuesday 21 April 2021 from 9.25-11.00am. The Chairman of Ways and Means appointed this debate on the recommendation of the Backbench Business Committee.

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    Research Briefing

    Coronavirus: Universal Credit during the crisis

    This House of Commons Library briefing paper explores how Universal Credit has coped and changed during the coronavirus crisis so far, and what challenges lie ahead for this benefit.

  • House of Commons Library

    Research Briefing

    Eastern Ukraine: dashed hopes?

    The election of a new president in 2019 raised the prospect of a resolution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

  • House of Commons Library

    Research Briefing

    Coronavirus Bill: Emergency powers and national security

    This research briefing deals with the provisions in the Coronavirus Bill which concern emergency powers and national security. This briefing paper has been updated to reflect changes made to the Bill in the House of Commons.

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