Research briefings

This page provides access to research briefings produced by the House of Commons Library, the House of Lords Library and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST). You can filter the research briefings by date, type, or one of 350 topics. Pick your options from the dropdown menus.

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    Glossary

    • Commons Briefing papers: Papers providing in-depth and impartial analysis on every major piece of primary legislation and on other topics of public and parliamentary concern. Regular statistics papers are also published.
    • Lords Library Notes: Authored publications by the research section of the House of Lords Library that provide analysis of Bills, subjects for debate in the House and other issues of interest to Members.
    • POSTbriefs: Responsive policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on mini-literature reviews and peer review, typically commissioned by select committees and library research services.
    • POSTnotes: Proactive four-page policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on reviews of the research literature, interviews with stakeholders and peer review, commissioned by the POST Board.
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    Topics: Research material can be filtered by subject using the topic terms. The topics are arranged in a taxonomy (a hierarchical classification) and can be further filtered using sub-topics.

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Transport Bill (Bill 8 1999/2000)
Published Monday, December 13, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-103
The Transport Bill: Part II: local transport plans and buses (Bill 8 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/103.

Topics: Buses, Roads

Transport Bill (Bill 8 1999/2000)
Published Monday, December 13, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-105
The Transport Bill: Part IV: railways (Bill 8 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/105.

Topic: Railways

Transport Bill (Bill 8 1999/2000)
Published Monday, December 13, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-104
The Transport Bill: Part III: road charging and workplace parking (Bill 8 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/104.

Topic: Roads

Transport Bill (Bill 8 1999/2000)
Published Monday, December 13, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-102
The Transport Bill: Part I: national air traffic services (Bill 8 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/102.

Topic: Aviation

Railway Organisations
Published Monday, September 20, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-80
Railway Organisations. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/80. (Updates RP 97/72)

Topic: Railways

Railways Bill (Bill 133 1998/99)
Published Thursday, July 15, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-72
Railways Bill. (Bill 133 of 1998/99). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/72.

Topic: Railways

Buses
Published Tuesday, June 8, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-59
Buses. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/59

Topic: Buses

The road haulage industry: costs and taxes April 1999
Published Monday, April 19, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-42
The road haulage industry: costs and taxes. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/42.

Topic: Roads

Greater London Authority Bill: Transport Aspects (Bill 7 1998/99)
Published Thursday, December 10, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-116
The Greater London Authority Bill: Transport Aspects (Bill 7 of 1998/99). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/116.

Topics: Railways, Roads

Traffic congestion (including the Road Traffic (United Kingdom Targets) Bill 1997/98)
Published Wednesday, January 28, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-16
Traffic congestion (including the Road Traffic Reduction (United Kingdom Targets) Bill) (Bill 11 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/16.

Topics: Buses, Cycling, Roads

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