Neighbourhood Services: Government Funding

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate due to take place on 24 October 2019 in the House of Lords on the motion moved by Lord Greaves (Liberal Democrat), “that this House takes note of the levels of government support for neighbourhood services provided by district councils and other local authorities”.…

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Funding of Public Services for Young Adults

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate due to take place on 18 July 2019 in the House of Lords on the motion moved by Baroness Massey of Darwen (Labour) to move “that this House takes note of the impact of, and response to, the funding levels of public services that interact with young adults”. …

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Infrastructure Needs of London Stansted Cambridge ‘Innovation Corridor’

This House of Lords briefing pack contains a selection of material relevant to the forthcoming debate on the Government’s assessment of the transport infrastructure needs of the United Kingdom’s Innovation Corridor (London, Stansted, Cambridge); and to what extent the current infrastructure limits that region’s potential to contribute to the nation’s wealth.…

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Local Authority Provision of Essential Services

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate due to take place on 24 January 2019 in the House of Lords on the motion moved by Lord Scriven (Liberal Democrat), “that this House takes note of the ability of local authorities across the United Kingdom to deliver essential services to their communities”.…

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Lords Report Stage

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of third reading in the House of Lords of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, on 16 May 2018. The Briefing summarises amendments made to the Bill at report stage.…

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Leaving the EU: Local Government Consultation After Withdrawal

This House of Lords Library Briefing provides an overview of the formal advisory role that local government currently has in the EU law and policy-making process through its membership of the European Union Committee of the Regions, and briefly discusses the UK Government’s plans for replicating the consultative rights of local authorities after the UK withdraws from the Union.…

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European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Lords Committee Stage

This House of Lords Library briefing has been prepared in advance of report stage in the House of Lords of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, which starts on 18 April 2018. It summarises areas of the Bill at which the Government indicated during committee proceedings it would look again.…

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