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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.
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House of Lords Reform since 1997: a chronology (updated July 2009). LLN 2009/007
Published Friday, July 31, 2009 | Lords Library notes LLN-2009-007
House of Lords reform since 1997: a chronology (updated July 2009). House of Lords Library Note 2009/007.
Debate on 14th May 2009: the wellbeing of children and families. LLN 2009/006
Published Friday, May 8, 2009 | Lords Library notes LLN-2009-006
Debate on 14th May 2009: the wellbeing of children and families. House of Lords Library Note 2009/006
History of the House of Lords Library. LLN 2009/005
Published Wednesday, May 6, 2009 | Lords Library notes LLN-2009-005
History of the House of Lords Library. House of Lords Library Note 2009/005
Coroners and Justice Bill (HL Bill 33 of 2008-09). LLN 2009/004
Published Monday, April 20, 2009 | Lords Library notes LLN-2009-004
Coroners and Justice Bill. House of Lords Library Note 2009/004
The potential for nuclear proliferation: debate on 26th March 2009. LLN 2009/003
Published Friday, March 20, 2009 | Lords Library notes LLN-2009-003
The potential for nuclear proliferation. House of Lords Library Note 2009/003
Health Bill [HL] (HL Bill 18 of 2008-09) LLN 2009/002
Published Friday, January 30, 2009 | Lords Library notes LLN-2009-002
Health Bill. House of Lords Library Notes 2009/002
Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [HL]. LLN 2009/001
Published Friday, January 23, 2009 | Lords Library notes LLN-2009-001
Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [HL]. House of Lords Library Note 2009/001
Recent developments in India: debate on 18th December 2008. LLN 2008/020
Published Thursday, December 11, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-020
Debate on 18th December 2008: Recent developments in India. House of Lords Library Note 2008/020
Peerage creations 1958-2008. LLN 2008/019
Published Thursday, July 24, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-019
This Note presents detailed information on all peerage creations since the first list of life peers was published on 24th July 1958. It updates earlier Notes to the situation at 24th July 2008.
House of Lords Reform since 1997: a chronology (updated July 2008). LLN 2008/018
Published Friday, July 4, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-018
House of Lords reform since 1997: a chronology (updated July 2008). House of Lords Library Note 2008/018.
Debate on 3rd July 2008: The rise in world food prices. LLN 2008/017
Published Monday, June 30, 2008 | Lords Library notes LLN-2008-017
Debate on 3rd July 2008: The rise in world food prices. House of Lords Library Note 2008/017
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

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