Brexit Glossary

This Commons Library research briefing contains a list of commonly-used terms and acronyms that have needed clarification since the United Kingdom voted in the June 2016 EU referendum.…

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The Current Energy Market Reforms in Great Britain

This briefing paper covers the current energy market reforms in Great Britain. Increasing energy costs and the position of the ‘big six’ suppliers has meant that competition in the energy market has been high on the political agenda in recent years. A major review of the marketplace concluded in 2016 with a report from the Competition and Markets Authority. Recommendations from this report are now being implemented whilst the Government has indicated further reforms are being considered.

The energy market in Northern Ireland is separate and is not included here. The focus of the paper is on major reforms and events; it does not provide full coverage of the Competition and Markets Authority (‘CMA’)’s Energy Market Investigation. Members and their staff can get in touch with the Library if they require further briefing on this.…

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Further education colleges and skills in Greater Manchester

MPs will debate Further education colleges and skills in Greater Manchester in Westminster Hall at 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm. Mike Kane MP will open the debate. This House of Commons Library briefing provides some background to the debate and press and parliamentary coverage.…

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