We provide a range of parliamentary briefings on a range of subjects, including: 

2014/15 parliamentary session

2013/14 parliamentary session

Previous bills  

Policy areas and campaigns

2014/15 parliamentary session

Childcare Payments Bill

Modern Slavery Bill

Consumer Rights Bill

Serious Crime Bill

Queen's Speech 2014

2013/14 parliamentary session

Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill

Standing Committee for Youth Justice (SCYJ) joint briefing - House of Lords Report stage - January 2014
Sexual Harm Prevention Orders and Sexual Risk Orders - House of Lords, Second Reading - October 2013

Care Bill

National Young Carers Coalition briefing - House of Lords, Report Stage - October 2013
National Young Carers Coalition briefing, Clause 12 - House of Lords Committee - July 2013
National Young Carers Coalition briefing, Clause 2 - House of Lords Committee - July 2013
National Young Carers Coalition briefing - House of Lords Second Reading - May 2013 

Children and Families Bill

Children and Families Bill - Amendment 234 - House of Lords - Refugee Children's Consortium - October 2013
Alliance for Reform of the Children's Commissioner briefing - House of Commons Second Reading - February 2013

Immigration Bill

Imigration Bill – Consideration of Lords amendment - House of Commons - General Briefing- May 2014
Immigration Bill – Consideration of Lords amendment  - House of Commons - Child Detention and Family Separation - May 2014
Immigration Bill – Consideration of Lords amendment - House of Commons - Child Trafficking Guardians - May 2014
Immigration Bill – Consideration of Lords amendment - House of Commons - Article 8 and Best Interests- May 2014

Immigration Bill – Report Stage - House of Lords - Amendment 55A – Child Trafficking Guardians - April 2014

Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Lords – Clauses 2 and 5 - Child Detention and Family Separation - April 2014

Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Lords - Clause 12 - Out of Country Appeals - April 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Lords – Clause 18 – Article 8 and Best Interests - April 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Lords – Clause 19 – Residential tenancies - April 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Lords – Clause 38 - Health - April 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Lords – Clause 54 - Permission to Work - April 2014

Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - General Briefing - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - Clause 2 - Use of force - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - Clause 12 - Out of Country Appeals - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - Clause 14 - Article 8 and Best Interests - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - Clause 15 - Housing -March 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - Clause 34 - Health - March 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - New Clauses 71 and 72 - Support for Prescribed Groups & Permission to Work - March 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - New Clause 81 - Welfare of children: asylum seekers - March 2014
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Lords - New Clause 81AA - Child trafficking guardians - March 2014

Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - General Briefing - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - Clause 2 - Use of force - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - Clause 11 - Appeals - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - Clause 14 - Article 8 and Best Interests - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - Clause 15 - Housing - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - Clause 34 - Healthcare - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - New Clauses - February 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - Clauses 15 - 32 - Joint Briefing - accommodation from or involving local authorities - February 2014

Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Commons - General Briefing - January 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Commons - Clause 2 - Use of force - January 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Commons - Clause 11 - Appeals - January 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Commons - Clause 14 - Article 8 and Best Interests - January 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Commons - Clause 15 - Housing - January 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Commons - Clause 34 - Healthcare - January 2014
Immigration Bill - Report Stage - House of Commons - New Clauses - January 2014
Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Commons - October 2013 
Immigration Bill - Committee Stage - House of Commons - November 2013

2013 Queen's speech debates

 

Previous bills

Education Act 2011

Education Bill – Clauses 2 and 3- House of Lords Committe Stage - June 2011
Education Bil - Appeals - House of Lords Committe Stage - June 2011
Education Bill - Third Reading - House of Commons - May 2011

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - House of Commons - Refugee Children's Consortium - April 2012
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - Third Reading House of Lords - Refugee Children's Consortium - March 2012
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - House of Lords Report Stage - Refugee Children's Consortium - March 2012
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - House of Lords Report Stage - March 2012
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - House of Lords Committee Stage - January 2012
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - House of Lords Committee Stage - Refugee Children's Consortium -January 2012
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - House of Lords Committee Stage - Refugee Children's Consortium - November 2011
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill - Clause 128 - The Standing Committee for Youth Justice - November 2011

Welfare Benefits Up-rating Act 2013  

Welfare Benefits Up-Rating Bill Report Stage - House of Lords - March 2013
Welfare Benefits Up-Rating Bill Committee Stage - House of Lords - February 2013
Welfare Benefits Up-Rating Bill Second Reading - House of Lords - February 2013
Welfare Benefits Up-Rating Bill Final Stages – House of Commons - January 2013
Welfare Benefits Up-Rating Bill - House of Commons - January 2013  

Welfare Reform Act 2012  

Welfare Reform Bill - Third reading - House of Lords - January 2012
Welfare Reform Bill - Benefit Cap Amendments - House of Lords Report Stage - January 2012
Welfare Reform Bill - Transition Amendments - House of Lords Report Stage - January 2012
Welfare Reform Bill - Benefit Cap Amendments - House of Lords Committee Stage - November 2011
Welfare Reform Bill - Second Reading - House of Lords - September 2011
Welfare Reform Bill - Benefit Cap and High Childcare Costs - House of Commons Committee Stage - May 2011
Welfare Reform Bill - Childcare Costs Under Universal Credit - House of Commons Committee Stage - May 2011
Welfare Reform Bill - Impact of Government Policies on Disabled People - House of Commons Committee Stage - May 2011
 

Policy areas and campaigns

Disabled children

Disabled Children and Health Services - Adjournment Debate - December 2011
Support for Disabled Young People - Westminster Hall Debate - September 2011
Impact of Government Policies on Disabled People - Westminster Hall Debate - May 2011

Fair and Square campaign

Briefing on Universal Credit and Free School Meals - Estimates Day Debate: Department for Work and Pensions - Universal Credit
Briefing on free school meals and the pupil premium - Westminster Hall Debate - April 2013
Briefing on food poverty at Christmas - Westminster Hall Debate - December 2012
Briefing on nutritional standards of school meals - House of Lords Debate - June 2012

Refugees and migrants

Briefing on Section 95 Asylum Support rates - July 2014
Briefing on Early Day Motion 99 - High Court Judgement Asylum Support - June 2014
Joint Committee on Human Rights inquiry into the implcations for access to justice of government proposals to reform legal aid - Written Evidence - September 2013
House of Lords debate on transforming legal aid - Refugee Children's Consortium - July 2013
Briefing on legal aid and refugee and migrant children and young people - Refugee Children's Consortium - June 2013
Briefing on asylum support for children and young people - Westminster Hall Debate - February 2013
Briefing on the role and performance of the UKBA - House of Lords - July 2012
Briefing on Crime and Courts Bill - House of Lords Committee Stage - Refugee Children's Consortium - June 2012
Briefing on Destitution among Young Refugees and Migrants - March 2012
Briefing on Access to Higher Education for Refugee Young People - Refugee Children's Consortium - November 2011
Submission to Child Protection Inquiry - Refugee Children's Consortium - October 2011
Debate on Legal Aid - Westminster Hall Debate - May 2011

Runaways and child sexual exploitation

Inquiry into effectiveness of legislation for tackling CSE and trafficking within the UK with Sarah Champion MP - Written Evidence - January 2014
Education Select Committee Inquiry into Residential Children's Homes - Supplementary Evidence - January 2014
Education Select Committee Inquiry into Residential Children's Homes - Written Evidence - September 2013
Culture, Media and Sport Committee Inquiry into Online Safety - Written Evidence - September 2013
Child protection - House of Commons debate - September 2013
Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Localised Grooming - Supplementary Evidence - April 2013
Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Localised Grooming - Written Evidence - November 2012
Early Intervention and the Role of Police and Crime Commissioners - Westminister Hall Debate - December 2012
Child Sexual Exploitation - Backbench Debate - November 2012
Debate on the Standard of Services for Looked After Children - House of Lords Debate - October 2012
Sexting and risk of sexual grooming - Parliamentary Debate - April 2012
Make Runaways Safe Briefing - July 2011
Young Runaways and Child Sexual Exploitation Debate - Westminster Hall Debate - June 2011

Welfare reform and Child Poverty

Warm Homes Discount – Westminster Hall debate - March 2014
Cost of childcare - Westminster Hall debate - November 2013
Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry into the support for housing costs in the reformed welfare system - September 2013
Universal Credit regulations - House of Commons - February 2013
Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit) Regulations 2012 - House of Commons - November 2012
Debate on government support towards the additional living costs of disabled people - Westminister Hall debate - October 2012
Debate on Fuel Poverty and Cold Homes - Westminster Hall debate - February 2014 

Well-being and children's rights

Children’s Subjective Well-being - Adjournment Debate - January 2012
Briefing on the Response to the Riots Debate - House of Commons - September 2011

Trafficking

APPG inquiry into data on human trafficking and modern slavery in the UK - Written Evidence - November 2013
Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee - Written Evidence - February 2014
Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee - The Refugee Children's Consortium's - Written Evidence - February 2014
Modern slavery bill debate briefing - December 2013 
Human Trafficking and the Need for a National Rapporteur - Westminster Hall Debate - February 2012
Protection of Freedoms Bill - Legal Advocates for Trafficked Children -  House of Lords - Refugee Children's Consortium - February 2012
Debate on Trafficking of Adults and Children into and within the UK - House of Lords - February 2012
Briefing on Child Trafficking - October 2011

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2013/14 parliamentary session

Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill

Sexual Harm Prevention Orders and Sexual Risk Orders - House of Lords, Second Reading - October 2013

Care Bill

National Young Carers Coalition briefing - House of Lords, Report Stage - October 2013
National Young Carers Coalition briefing, Clause 12 - House of Lords Committee - July 2013
National Young Carers Coalition briefing, Clause 2 - House of Lords Committee - July 2013
National Young Carers Coalition briefing - House of Lords Second Reading - May 2013 

Children and Families Bill

Children and Families Bill - Amendment 234 - House of Lords - Refugee Children's Consortium - October 2013
Alliance for Reform of the Children's Commissioner briefing - House of Commons Second Reading - February 2013

Immigration Bill

Immigration Bill - Second Reading - House of Commons - October 2013 

2013 Queen's speech debates