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    Autumn Statement distributional analysis, Universal Credit and Employment Support Allowance

    MPs will debate the Autumn Statement distributional analysis, Universal Credit and Employment Support Allowance, on Wednesday 16 November 2016. This will be an Opposition Day debate. This Commons Library briefing page contains Library briefings, independent and select committee reports.

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    The role of grammar and faith schools

    MPs will debate a motion on the role of grammar and faith schools on Tuesday 8 November in the House of Commons Chamber. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from Lisa Nandy. This House of Commons Library briefing provides some background information and a summary of the Government's proposals as well as recent press and parliamentary coverage.

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    Community pharmacies

    On 20 October 2016, the Government announced a new funding settlement for contractors providing NHS pharmaceutical services under the community pharmacy contractual framework. Compared to 2015/16 levels, the funding settlement includes a reduction of 4% in 2016/17 and a further 3.4% in 2017/18. This briefing includes constituency data on pharmacies, including a list of those expected to be eligible for the Pharmacy Access Scheme. There will be an Opposition Day debate on community pharmacies on Wednesday 2 November 2016 in the Commons chamber.

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    Effect of social media on the mental health of young people

    MPs will debate the effect of social media on the mental health of young people on Wednesday 2 November from 4.30 pm - 5.30 pm in Westminster Hall. Alex Chalk MP will lead the debate. This House of Commons Library briefing provides some background information and press and parliamentary coverage.and links to advice and reports.

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    Funding of West Sussex schools

    MPs will debate the Funding of West Sussex schools on Wednesday 2 November 2016 from 9.30 to 11.00am. The Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Soames MP will open the debate. This House of Commons Library briefing contains some background information and recent press and parliamentary coverage.

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    Concentrix

    There will be an Opposition Day debate on HMRC's contract with Concentrix to review and correct tax credit claims on Wednesday 26 October 2016. This House of Commons Library briefing provides a background summary and also press and parliamentary coverage.

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    Education in Merseyside

    MPs will debate Education in Merseyside in Westminster Hall at 2.30pm on Wednesday 19 October 2016. Stephen Twigg will lead the debate. This House of Commons Library briefing provides background, recent press and parliamentary coverage and links to further reading.

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    Healthcare provision in Devon

    MPs will debate healthcare provision in Devon in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 18 October 2016 from 2.30 to 4.00 pm. The Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire MP will lead the debate . This House of Commons Library debate pack provides some background information and relevant press and parliamentary coverage.

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    NHS sustainability and transformation plans

    There will be an Opposition Day Debate on NHS sustainability and transformation plans on Wednesday 14 September 2016. This House of Commons Library page provides a summary of the issues and links to Parliamentary and press coverage.

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    Universal basic income

    MPs will debate Universal basic income on Wednesday 14 September 2016 in Westminster Hall from 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Ronnie Cowan MP will open the debate. This House of Commons Library page discusses the issues with and arguments for and against universal basic income schemes, and recent developments.

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    Educational performance of boys

    MPs will debate the Educational performance of boys in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 6 September 2016 at 4.30pm. The debate will be led by Karl McCartney. This House of Commons Library background briefing includes relevant statistics, media comment and parliamentary coverage.

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    Access and waiting time standards for early intervention in psychosis

    MPs will debate access and waiting time standards for early intervention in psychosis in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 7 September 2016 at 9.30am. The debate will be led by Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP. This House of Commons Library briefing provides background, recent press articles, Parliamentary material and links to further reading.