Economic recovery: key issues for the 2010 Parliament

Recession and recovery

The UK is out of recession. Are we safe from return? And when will output recover to pre-recession levels?

The future of financial services

Governments at home and abroad must decide how they want financial services to operate post-credit crunch

Manufacturing a recovery

A weak pound offers hope for manufacturing, but it does not guarantee success

Unemployment hotspots

Unemployment has risen in all constituencies – but not equally

Young people in the labour market

The recession has hit the young particularly hard. Will targeted policies be effective in the long run?

Latest Key Issues

The Commons Library has produced a Key Issues for the new Parliament 2015.