Key Issues for the new Parliament

Written to help MPs get up to speed on the issues that will take centre stage in the new Parliament, Key Issues 2017 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 published on Second Reading, the Commons Library's blog. This includes:

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Key issues 2015 Parliament

Read the key issue articles written for the 2015 Parliament