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    Debate Pack

    Global education for the most marginalised

    A Westminster Hall debate on the 'Global education for the most marginalised' is scheduled for Tuesday 26 February 2019 from 2:30-4:00pm. The Member leading the debate is David Linden MP.

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    Insight

    Air quality: Cutting through the haze

    The Government has called air pollution the “top environmental risk to human health in the UK” - what plans, legislation and policies on air quality are expected in the coming months?

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    Research Briefing

    Household recycling in the UK

    This Commons Library Briefing Paper discusses UK trends in recycling and the applicable legislation at both EU and UK level. It provides an overview of the EU circular economy proposals and explains recycling policy across the UK. It also includes information on common barriers to recycling and local authority approaches to overcoming these barriers. A section on Brexit is also included.

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    Research Briefing

    The Combat Air Strategy: From Typhoon to ‘Tempest’?

    The Government's Combat Air Strategy sets out the Government's ambition to develop a new combat aircraft for the 2030's. This Commons Library briefing paper provides a brief overview of the Strategy.

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    Research Briefing

    Water quality

    This Commons Library Briefing Paper examines water quality in the UK, including EU requirements and potential impacts of Brexit. It sets out some key facts and figures for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, explains how water quality is measured and discusses action being taken by the Government to manage and improve water quality.

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    Debate Pack

    Nuclear Sector Deal

    This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 11 July 2018 at 9.30am on the Nuclear Sector Deal. The debate will be opened by Trudy Harrison MP.

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    Debate Pack

    Role of universal health coverage in tackling preventable and treatable diseases

    A debate will take place in Westminster Hall on 5 July 2018 at 1.30pm on the role of universal health coverage in tackling preventable and treatable diseases. The subject for the debate has been selected by the Backbench Business Committee and the debate will be led by Jim Shannon MP

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    Debate Pack

    Elimination of hepatitis C

    A Westminster Hall debate will take place on 12 June 2018 on the Elimination of hepatitis C. David Amess MP will lead the debate.

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    Debate Pack

    Review of the business rates system

    Westminster Hall debate on a review of the business rates system on Wednesday 13 June at 9.30am.

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    Debate Pack

    Economic effects of vaccinations in developing countries

    A Westminster Hall debate on the ‘Economic effects of vaccinations in developing countries’ has been scheduled for Wednesday 13 June 2018 from 2.30pm to 4.00pm. The debate has been initiated by Stephen Crabb MP.

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    Debate Pack

    Ending tuberculosis

    This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate to be held in the Commons Chamber on Thursday 7 June 2018 on ending tuberculosis.

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    Research Briefing

    Airspace change and modernisation

    This paper looks at the structure and management of airspace in the UK and the wider international context. It explains how airspace functions at the moment and proposals to upgrade and improve it, including the EU Single European Sky programme and the UK’s Future Airspace Strategy.

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    Research Briefing

    25-year environment plan

    The Government published its 25-year plan to improve the environment on 11 January 2018. This briefing paper provides an overview and background to the plan, picks out key themes and commitments, and provides a summary of stakeholder reaction.