House of Commons Library briefing on NHS charges. …Read more
On 25 March 2020, there will be two topics for the 7th allotted Opposition Day Debate in the House of Commons. The first debate is on the subject of “Social cohesion and community” and the second on “Financial and social emergency support package”, both in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak. The House of Commons Library has shared relevant material below. …Read more
On 24 March 2020 at 2.30pm, there was due to be a debate in Westminster Hall on “Unavoidably small hospitals and equality of access to healthcare”. The debate was to be led by Bob Seely MP. This debate did not take place, due to the passage of a motion on 19 March 2020 that “That there shall be no sittings in Westminster Hall with effect from Friday 20 March until the House otherwise orders”. …Read more
On 18 March 2020, there will be an opposition day debate on Local Government responsibilities for public services, including social care. This page primarily focuses on social care and recent guidance for local authorities on tackling coronavirus in social care settings. …Read more
On 12 March 2019 at 3pm, there will be a debate in Westminster Hall on self-defence training in schools. The debate will be led by James Gray MP. …Read more
This House of Commons Library briefing paper considers the Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019. Please note that this paper is not being updated further. The last update occurred in March 2020. …Read more
On Tuesday 10 March 2020, there will be a Commons debate on Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women’s Health Inequalities, to mark LBT Women’s Health Week. The subject for debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee.
On Monday 9 March 2020 at 4.30pm in Westminster Hall there will be a debate on a e-petition entitled ‘Provide 15 hours free childcare to working parents for children over 9 months’. The motion for debate is “That this House has considered e-petition 255237 relating to the provision of free childcare.” The subject for the debate was determined by the Petitions Committee and Catherine McKinnell MP, Chair of the Committee, will open the debate. …Read more
On Wednesday 4 March 2020, there will be an opposition day debate on health inequalities. This page brings together relevant material on the topic. …Read more
There will be a debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 3 March at 9.30am on ‘Nursing workforce shortage in England’. The debate will be led by Mohammad Yasin MP. This debate pack provides some background information on these issues and brings together related news articles, press releases and parliamentary material…Read more
This paper presents an overview of election results since 1918. It provides summary results for all elections from 1918 to 2019, focusing on elections to the House of Commons. …Read more
On 26 February from 9.30-11.00 am there will be a debate in Westminster Hall on school exclusions. The debate has been initiated by Sarah Jones MP. …Read more
There will be an Opposition Day Debate on social care on Tuesday 25 February 2020. The Library has published a list of relevant briefing papers on social care.
The Government’s Loneliness Strategy was published in October 2018. It set out a wide variety of cross-departmental measures that the Government would take to provide ‘national leadership’ to tackle loneliness in England. As well as explaining the Strategy and the steps taken so far by the Government, this paper also looks at research into the causes and impact of loneliness and possible interventions. Finally, this briefing also briefly outlines the situation in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.…Read more
This reading list provides links to various publications considering the causes and impact of loneliness, as well as possible interventions to deal with the issue in society.…Read more
This briefing paper discusses the prevalence of bullying amongst pupils in schools across the UK, and policies to prevent and tackle bullying in English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish schools. …Read more