Votes to approve the Supplementary Estimates for 2020/21 have been scheduled for 10 March 2011. These will cover the Government's revised spending plans for this year.
The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019 was announced in the Queen’s Speech on 14 October 2019 and published on 21 October 2019. Second Reading of the Bill in the House of Commons is scheduled for Tuesday 22 October 2019.
The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20 provides for the ratification and implementation of the WA treaty.
The following House of Commons Library publications provide a guide to The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019 broken down by subject area.
These will be updated throughout the week.
[Note: These publications refer to the previous European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (October 2019). They do not relate to the bill presented to Parliament on 19 December 2019. Readers should be aware that there are significant differences between the two bills.]
The future relationship negotiations
The transition period
Citizens’ rights provisions
Workers’ rights provision
The financial settlement
Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol
Help for Members of Parliament and their staff
In addition to writing and updating published papers as bills go through Parliament, the House of Commons Library can assist Members of Parliament and their staff with individual enquiries about bills, particularly on the policy background.
The Public Bill Office (PBO) supports public bill committees. The staff working in the PBO can advise Members of Parliament on tabling amendments to bills and on the drafting of Private Members’ Bills.
This House of Commons Library Briefing Paper sets out the current (2020/21) rates of Members' pay and ministerial salaries. It provides background to recent changes. It also notes changes in the rules relating to and budget limits for Members' expenses since 2010.
This Commons Library Briefing Paper provides information about which groups in the UK are considered to be politically disengaged, and why. This paper will use the term ‘political disengagement’ to capture certain behaviours and attitudes towards the political system. It uses a range of different sources, which are referenced in the PDF.