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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.
    • 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.
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The Code of Practice on Access to Official Information
Published Tuesday, June 3, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-69
The Code of Practice on Access to Official Information. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/69. (Replaces Research Paper 93/17).
The Local Government Finance (Supplementary Credit Approvals) Bill 1997/98
Published Tuesday, June 3, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-74
Local Government Finance (Supplementary Credit Approvals) Bill (Bill 2 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/74.
Economic indicators: May 1997
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-73
Economic indicators: May 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/73.
Millennium threat an update;POST note,98
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-98
The Millennium threat: an update. POST note 98. POST. 1997.
Striking a balance
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-99
Striking a balance: the future of research dual support in higher education. POST. 1997.
Science shaping the future?
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-97
Science shaping the future ? Technology foresight and its impacts. POST. 1997.
Privatised railway
Published Friday, May 30, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-71
The privatised railway. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/71.
Railway Passenger Companies
Published Friday, May 30, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-72
The railway passenger companies. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/72. (Updated by 99/80)
Education (Schools) Bill 1997/98
Published Thursday, May 29, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-70
Education (Schools) Bill (Bill 4 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/70.
The European Convention on Human Rights
Published Tuesday, May 27, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-68
The European Convention on Human Rights. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/68.
Development Assistance (aid) Budget
Published Friday, May 23, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-66
The Development Assistance (aid) Budget: plans and outturns. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/66.
New statistical regions
Published Thursday, May 22, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-67
The new statistical regions. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/67.
Lead in drinking water
Published Wednesday, May 21, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-65
Lead in drinking water. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/65.
Aspects of Parliamentary Reform
Published Wednesday, May 21, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-64
Aspects of parliamentary reform. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/64.
The Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill 1997/98
Published Tuesday, May 20, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-61
The Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill (Bill 1 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/61.
The Commons committee stage of 'constitutional' bills
Published Tuesday, May 20, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-53
The Commons committee stage of 'constitutional' bills. House of Commons Library Research paper 97/53.
Wales and devolution
Published Monday, May 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-60
Wales and devolution. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/60.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1997
Published Thursday, May 15, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-62
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit (General) Amendment Regulations 1997 (SI 1997/852). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/62.
IGC bibliography
Published Thursday, May 15, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-55
The IGC: bibliography. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/55.
Unemployment by constituency April,1997
Published Wednesday, May 14, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-58
Unemployment by constituency: April 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/58.

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