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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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Cyprus and the United Nations
Published Wednesday, March 8, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-31
Cyprus and the United Nations. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/31.
Atomic Energy Authority Bill (Bill 61 1994/95)
Published Wednesday, March 8, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-32
Atomic Energy Authority Bill (bill 61 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/32.
Gas Bill (bill 60 1994/95)
Published Monday, March 6, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-30
Gas Bill (Bill 60 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/30.
Investigating and reviewing possible miscarriages of justice - The Criminal Appeal Bill 1994/95
Published Friday, March 3, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-29
Investigating and reviewing possible miscarriages of justice - the Criminal Appeal Bill (Bill 57 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/29.
Economic indicators: March 1995
Published Wednesday, March 1, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-28
Economic indicators: March 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/28
Waste recycling
Published Wednesday, March 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-58
This short report looks at the current extent of waste recycling, the technical potential for increasing the amount of waste recycled and issues arising. POST technical report 58. POST. 1995.
Towards the IGC the Emerging Agenda
Published Tuesday, February 28, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-27
Towards the IGC: the Emerging Agenda. House of Commons Research Paper 95/27.
Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill 1994/95;House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/24
Published Friday, February 24, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-24
The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill (Bill 49 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/24.
The habitual residence test
Published Friday, February 24, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-25
The habitual residence test. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/25.
Hunting Wild Mammals (Protection) Bill 1994/95
Published Thursday, February 23, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-26
Hunting Wild Mammals (Protection) Bill 1994/95.(Bill 14 1994/95).House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/26. (Updated by RP 96/13).
Referendum
Published Tuesday, February 21, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-23
Referendum. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/23. (Revised and updated version of 93/80).
Tobacco Products Labelling Bill (Bill 11 1994/95)
Published Wednesday, February 15, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-22
Tobacco Products Labelling Bill (Bill 11 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/22.
Unemployment by constituency January 1995
Published Wednesday, February 15, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-21
Unemployment by constituency: January 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/21.
Economic and monetary union
Published Tuesday, February 14, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-20
Economic and monetary union. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/20.
Confidence Motions
Published Tuesday, February 7, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-19
Confidence motions. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/19. (Revises and updates RP 94/21).
The Inhumane Weapons Convention and the Question of Anti-personnel land mines
Published Tuesday, February 7, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-17
The Inhumane Weapons Convention and the question of anti-personnel land mines. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/17.
Proceeds of Crime Bill
Published Thursday, February 2, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-16
Proceeds of Crime Bill 1994/95 (Bill 10). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/16.
Economic indicators: February 1995
Published Wednesday, February 1, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-14
Economic indicators: February 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/14
Encouraging industrial R & D
Published Wednesday, February 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-57
This POSTnote summarises the current debate and recent academic findings on the efficacy of fiscal measures to encourage industrial R&D. POSTnote 57. POST. 1995.
The Common Agricultural Policy and Eastern Europe
Published Monday, January 30, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-13
The Common Agricultural policy and Eastern Europe. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95.13.

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