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General Election 2015

Looking for some last minute reading on the general election, coalitions, hung parliaments and the government?

Government formation post-election by the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee (2015) 183 more words


Election Manifestos

Only 8 days to go! Not sure who to vote for? Pop up to level 7 of the library to browse the election manifestos, or read them online below. 34 more words


How do elections work?

Want to know more about the legal side of how elections work?

What constitutes an ‘election expense’, and who pays for it? What about the expense involved in candidates driving around their constituency canvassing votes? 115 more words


Budget 2015

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP, presented his pre-election Budget to Parliament on 18 March 2015. This is the sixth and final Budget of the current Coalition Government. 145 more words


Official Publications collection highlight

“Report of the War Cabinet Committee on Women in Industry” is a 1919 Command Paper* from our Official Publications collection.

The Committee considered the issues surrounding newly employed women in World War One such as ‘equal pay for equal work’, women’s wages, and the protection of men’s jobs on their return from war. 160 more words


Library Shorts 12/02/15 - find out about the Library's Map Collections

‘Words following words in long succession, however ably selected those words may be, can never convey so distinct an idea of the visible forms of the earth as the first glance at a good Map. 177 more words


The Smith Commission Report

This morning (Thursday 27th November) the Smith Commission published its report on recommendations on further devolution powers to the Scottish Parliament.

Agreement between the parties: 281 more words