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    Insight

    Coronavirus in Yemen – an unfolding catastrophe?

    This Insight looks at the weakness of statistics on Covid-19 cases, responses from President Hadi’s UN-backed Government and that of Houthi rebels and the impact of falling aid funding on the country’s healthcare system.

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    Insight

    Coronavirus: Which key workers are most at risk?

    This Insight outlines which workers have experienced the biggest health risk from Covid-19, and breaks these groups down by ethnicity, gender, country of birth, disability status, household type, and rates of pay.

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    Constituency Casework

    Coronavirus: Problems with Bounce Back Loans

    Some of the problems that have arisen with the Bounce Back Loans scheme (BBLS) and how caseworkers can help businesses to address them.

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    Debate Pack

    Obesity and the Covid-19 outbreak

    A debate will be held in Westminster Hall at 9.30am on Tuesday 10 November 2020 on Obesity and the Covid-19 outbreak. The debate will be opened by Jim Shannon MP.

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    Research Briefing

    Coronavirus: Fears for the Rohingya

    Refugees camps are especially vulnerable to serious outbreaks of Covid-19. Here we look at the conditions in the world’s largest refugee settlement, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled.

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    Insight

    Coronavirus: FAQs on postponed elections

    Parliament passed emergency legislation to delay the elections because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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    Research Briefing

    Coronavirus: Britons travelling abroad

    The FCO has advised against all non-essential global travel and has urged Britons travelling abroad to return to the UK as soon as possible. MPs have questioned the government's response. Here we look at what the FCO has done to help British travellers return home and reaction from MPs and the media. The paper provides information on how to access FCO travel advice.

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    Insight

    Coronavirus: Returning to work (2020)

    The Prime Minister has announced modifications to the Government’s approach to the lockdown. Workers in England are now “encouraged” to go to work. This Insight will outline what the existing rules are on attending a workplace are and what rights workers have as it relates to health and safety.

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    Research Briefing

    NHS Continuing Healthcare in England

    This House of Commons Library briefing paper is intended to help Members respond to queries from constituents about eligibility to NHS continuing healthcare in England. Equivalent provision in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland is covered in the final section.

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    Coronavirus restrictions explained

    Briefings on national and local coronavirus restrictions and regulations. Explore the laws behind lockdowns and how restrictions are enforced.

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    Research Briefing

    Coronavirus implications for the further and higher education sectors in England

    This House of Commons library briefing paper gives a brief overview of the possible impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the further and higher education sectors on England. It outlines the implications for funding and recruitment of students and sets out issues of concern to students.