Future of the rural economy in Wales

MPs will debate the Future of the rural economy in Wales, led by Ben Lake, on Tuesday 28 November at 4.30pm, in Westminster Hall. This House of Commons Library briefing provides a summary of the issues, statistics and background information for the debate.…

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Key Issues 2017

Key Issues 2017 is a series of short briefings on the topics that will take centre stage in UK and international politics in the new Parliament. Written by impartial Commons Library specialists, these articles are designed to help the reader get up to speed quickly on issues such as; Brexit, the housing crisis, the future of devolution and much more.

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EU Agencies and post-Brexit options

What are EU agencies and what do they do? Will the UK be able to participate in their activities after Brexit? And what will happen to the two that are based in the UK? This paper looks at the roles and functions of EU agencies, the issues surrounding the two UK-based agencies, and whether there are options for continued UK participation after Brexit.…

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Rollout of superfast broadband to rural communities

MPs will debate the rollout of superfast broadband to rural communities in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 21 February 2017 from 2.30 to 4.00pm. The debate will be led by Alistair Carmichael MP. This House of Commons Library debate pack provides some background information, statistics, press and parliamentary coverage and suggested further reading.…

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