This note provides an outline of what an individual can do to stop junk mail and to remove their name from direct marketing mailing lists. It also briefly considers how unsolicited emails (known as "spam") can be stopped through the use of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
This briefing paper is out of date and has been withdrawn.
Business and Consumer Confidence: Information on business and consumer confidence surveys, which is generally released ahead of official statistical data and can indicate changes to the economic outlook as well as turning points in the economic cycle.
There are strict rules in place in the UK regulating the sale, possession and use of fireworks. This Commons briefing paper provides an overview of the current legislative provisions regulating the supply and use of fireworks in England & Wales and (in the main) Scotland.