Key Issues for the new Parliament

Throughout June the House of Commons Library is publishing Key Issues 2017 - a series of short articles on topical issues.

Written to help MPs get up to speed on the issues that will take centre stage in the new Parliament, Key Issues gives readers the facts in a series of concise and easy-to-read articles, written by impartial Commons Library experts

What are the 'key' issues? 

Key Issues 2017 covers Brexit, the housing crisis, the future of devolution, countering extremism, the NHS, cybercrime and security and much more.

Where can I read them?

Articles are being published on Second Reading, the Commons Library's blog. Live articles are as follows:

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You can also download a copy of Key Issues (PDF PDF 2.16 MB) and read all the articles in one place.

Key issues 2015 Parliament

Read the key issue articles written for the 2015 Parliament