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    • 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.
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Debate on 26th June 2008: Higher education. LLN 2008/016
Published Monday, June 23, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-016
Debate on 26th June 2008: Higher education. House of Lords Library Note 2008/016
Debate on 19th June 2008: Britishness. LLN 2008/015
Published Monday, June 16, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-015
Debate on 19th June 2008: Britishness. House of Lords Library Note 2008/015
Debate on 22nd May 2008: reserve forces. LLN 2008/014
Published Monday, May 19, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-014
Debate on 22nd May 2008: reserve forces. House of Lords Library Note 2008/014
Debate on 15th May 2008: Development of the International arms trade treaty. LLN 2008/013
Published Monday, May 12, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-013
Debate on 15th May 2008: Development of the International arms trade treaty. House of Lords Library Note 2008/013
Debate on 1st May 2008: Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). LLN 2008/012
Published Monday, April 28, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-012
Debate on 1st May 2008: Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). House of Lords Library Note 2008/012
The Life Peerages Act 1958. LLN 2008/011
Published Monday, April 21, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-011
The Life Peerages Act 1958. House of Lords Library Note 2008/011
Debate on 3rd April 2008: environmental importance of Areas of Oustanding Natural Beauty (AONB). LLN 2008/010
Published Monday, March 31, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-010
Debate on 3rd April 2008: environmental importance of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. House of Lords Library Note 2008/010
Debate on 27th March 2008: financial equality in the UK. LLN 2008/009
Published Thursday, March 20, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-009
Debate on 27th March 2008: financial inequality in the UK. House of Lords Library Note 2008/009
Debate on 20th March 2008: Crime. LLN 2008/008
Published Monday, March 17, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-008
Debate on 10th March 2008: Crime. House of Lords Library Note 2008/008
Debate on 13 March 2008: Foreign and Commonwealth Office budget. LLN 2008/007
Published Friday, March 7, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-007
Debate on 13 March 2008: Foreign and Commonwealth Office budget. House of Lords Library Note 2008/007
Debate on 6th March 2008: government policy on women and girls. LLN 2008/006
Published Friday, February 29, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-006
Debate on 6th March 2008: government policy on women and girls. House of Lords Library Note 2008/006
Debate on 28 February: NHS care. LLN 2008/005
Published Friday, February 22, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-005
Debate on 28th February: NHS care. House of Lords Library Note 2008/005
Debate on 7 February 2008: museums. LLN 2008/004
Published Friday, February 1, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-004
Debate on 7 February: museums. House of Lords Library Note 2008/004
Debate on 31st January 2008: Women's Justice Board. LLN 2008/003
Published Friday, January 25, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-003
Debate on 31st January 2008: Women's Justice Board. House of Lords Library Note 2008/003
Debate on 24th January 2008: Iraq. LLN 2008/002
Published Friday, January 18, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-002
Debate on 24th January 2008: Iraq. House of Lords Library Note 2008/002
Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill (HL Bill 16, 2007-08). LLN 2008/001
Published Thursday, January 17, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-001
Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill. House of Lords Library Note 2008/001
Employment Bill [HL] (HL Bill 13, 2007-08). LLN 2007/010
Published Friday, December 21, 2007 | Lords Library notes LLN-2007-010
Employment Bill. House of Lords Library Note 2007/010
The Weatherill amendment (updated November 2007). LLN 2007/009
Published Wednesday, November 21, 2007 | Lords Library notes LLN-2007-009
The Weatherill amendment. House of Lords Library Note 2007/009
The appellate jurisdiction of the House of Lords (updated November 2007). LLN 2007/008
Published Thursday, November 15, 2007 | Lords Library notes LLN-2007-008
The appellate jurisdiction of the House of Lords. House of Lords Library Note 2007/008.
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] (HL Bill 6, 2007-08) LLN 2007/007
Published Wednesday, November 14, 2007 | Lords Library notes LLN-2007-007
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill. House of Lords Library Note 2007/007

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