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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Antimicrobial Resistance: Tackling a Crisis for the Health and Wealth of Nations

Categories: Great Britain,Health/Medical

http://amr-review.org/sites/default/files/AMR%20Review%20Paper%20-%20Tackling%20a%20crisis%20for%20the%20health%20and%20wealth%20of%20nations_1.pdf

First report of a team appointed by the British Prime Minister.  Describes the potential impact on the world of antimicrobial resistance, the economic cost of drug-resistant infections, and the health implications.  From the Review on Antimicrobial Resistant

 

Modern Slavery Strategy

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Great Britain,Immigration/Migration

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/381737/ModernSlaveryStrategy.pdf

Sets out the British government’s strategy for combatting modern slavery as an important component of international crime.  From the Home Office

 

Privatisation

Categories: Business/Economics,Great Britain,Statistics

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/rp14-61.pdf

Examines the economic policy in Great Britain which transferred responsibility for an industry or the ownership of a company from the public to the private sector, primarily from the 1980s until the mid-1990s.  Provides a history, an analysis of the motives behind the policy, the different methods of privitisation, and data on trends since 1970.  House of Commons Research Paper 14/61

 

Crime in England and Wales, Year Ending June 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Great Britain,Statistics

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171778_380538.pdf

Reports on the incidence and types of crimes in England and Wales over the past year.  From the Office for National Statistics

 

Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor: A Library of Congress Exhibition: November 6, 2014 – January 19, 2015

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Great Britain,History,Libraries/Museums

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/magna-carta-muse-and-mentor/?loclr=bloglaw

Online site for the exhibit of the Magna Carta at the Library of Congress.  From the Library of Congress

 

Childcare Payments Bill

Categories: Children,Great Britain,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family

http://www.parliament.uk/briefing-papers/rp14-59.pdf

Proposed legislation in the British House of Commons that would introduce a new tax-free childcare scheme to support eligible parents with childcare costs.  House of Commons Library Research Paper 14/59

 

Better Workplace Pensions: Putting Savers’ Interests First

Categories: Great Britain,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations,Retirement/Social Security

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/364567/better-workplace-pensions-putting-savers-interests-first.pdf

 

Describes proposals to ensure safer pension plans for British workers’ retirements.  House of Commons Command Paper Cm 8929

 

The Parties’ Published Proposals on Further Devolution for Scotland

Categories: Great Britain,Laws/Regulations

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/363236/Command_paper.pdf

Describes the proposal for further transfer of powers to Scotland following the vote of September 18, 2014 in which Scotland voted to remain in the United Kingdom.  House of Commons Command Paper Cm 8946.

 

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