This paper outlines current and historic policies to assist homeowners who are struggling with their mortgage payments, and examines trends in mortgage arrears and repossessions.
The Library will produce a briefing or material for the 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.
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.
There will be a Westminster Hall debate on the impact of increases in the cost of living on further and higher education students on Tuesday 19 September at 4:30pm. This is a one hour debate sponsored by Paul Blomfield MP.
Unemployment: International Comparisons: Data on harmonised unemployment rates for major international economies.