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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


On this day, 100 years ago

It was a Wednesday, and the first day of a new parliamentary session 1914-15. King George V (Queen Elizabeth’s grand-father) reigned.

As is the tradition, King George V read his speech as part of the… 288 more words