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Commons Library Nov 27
. has published the funding allocations for mainstream schools in 2021-22. How will schools in your area be affected? Take a look at our new Insight and interactive dashboard to compare average per pupil funding by constituency:
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Commons Library Nov 26
Total public spending will exceed £1 trillion this year due to measures. Despite this, it’s predicted to go back to previous forecasts in the next few years. What else did we learn from the ? Our new Insight has a summary:
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Commons Library Nov 26
You can also find an overview of disability discrimination law in the UK, including legal duties to consider the needs of disabled people, from our related briefing:
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Commons Library Nov 26
. research shows that disabled people experience inequality in housing, employment, education, and other areas. How is the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities applied and monitored in the UK? Find out more:
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Commons Library Nov 26
Between 2018 and 2019, there was a 13% decrease in the number of free-to-use ATMs. What are the implications for more vulnerable people who are reliant on cash? And what plans are there to protect access to cash? Find out more:
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Commons Library Nov 26
MPs are debating the Climate Change Assembly’s report on in today. Want to know more about the basic science, the role of MPs in policy change, and UK and global emission trends? Read our impartial analysis and explanation:
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Commons Library Nov 26
One of the UN Sustainable Development Goals is to ‘eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls’. What UK Government initiatives exist to meet this goal? And what impact is having? Find out more for today’s Westminster Hall debate:
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Commons Library Nov 26
Today MPs will debate the report on the ’s response to . Our debate pack includes details of the report, the Government’s response, and further reading:
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Commons Library Nov 26
Earlier this year, NGO said state-sponsored religious discrimination was on the rise with . Get the background for today’s debate on the pandemic and freedom of religion or belief:
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Commons Library Nov 26
MPs will debate the Climate Assembly UK’s report on the ‘The Path to ’ in today. Find out more about the Assembly, its report, and the reaction so far from our briefing:
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Commons Library Nov 26
Yesterday announced a reduction in the overseas aid budget for 2021. It means the UK won’t meet the UN recommended target of 0.7% of Gross National Income for the first time since 2013. What has the reaction been? And what are the implications?
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Carl Baker Nov 26
New: I've published the geographical templates behind the UK cartogram maps shared here recently. There are four geopackage files for MSOAs, local authorities (both lower-tier and upper-tier), and constituencies. All on the github here:
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Commons Library Nov 25
There are concerns that developing countries may miss out in the global race to access vaccines. Cost is one of the challenges of getting these vaccines to the world’s most vulnerable people. What are the others? Our new Insight explores:
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Commons Library Nov 25
The UK exported £14.7 billion of goods and services to Japan in 2019 (2.1% of all exports) and imported £15.4 billion (2.1% of all imports). Find out more about the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement for today’s debate:
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Commons Library Nov 25
has highlighted long-standing issues in football, including financial sustainability and governance. Find out more for today’s debate in Westminster Hall, led by :
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Commons Library Nov 25
Hungary and Poland have blocked a £1.82 trillion EU budget and recovery package. Why? And what are the next steps? Our new Insight explains:
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Commons Library Nov 25
. will set out the Government’s spending plans for 2021-22 in a today. This will only cover one year due to . What can we expect? Our briefing covers infrastructure, devolved administrations and more:
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Commons Library Nov 24
What's the state of the UK economy ahead of the Chancellor's 2021-22 ? Read our new Insight for the latest on: ▪️ GDP ▪️ Jobs and vacancies ▪️ Businesses and industries
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Commons Library Nov 24
Tomorrow will set out the Government’s 2021-22 spending plans in a . forecasts have steadily gone up and will likely increase again because the Government has extended support measures. What else can we expect?
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Commons Library Nov 24
Last week the Prime Minister announced plans to develop a new Type 32 frigate for the . This was unexpected as there are two new types already on order. What are the Royal Navy’s current plans? And what is the Type 32? Find out from our Insight:
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