This briefing covers women’s participation in business and the labour market, including breakdowns by industry, occupation, region, ethnicity and disability.
The Library will produce a briefing or material for the Commons second reading debate and this page will be updated when it is made available.
The second reading paper may be updated as the Bill goes through Parliament; alternatively additional papers will be added to this page to reflect the Bill’s progress.
- The Queen’s Speech and Queen’s Speech Government Briefing Note
- DBEIS consultation on Tips, gratuities, cover and service charges (and Government response)
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 briefing covers the NHS workforce in England, including key targets, recruitment and retention issues, workforce planning and Government policy.
Record energy price rises have led to concern that more families will be drawn into ever deeper fuel poverty. This briefing at how fuel poverty varies across the UK, policies to address fuel poverty, and stakeholder comment on the issue.