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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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Displaying 6861-6880 out of 7134

The EU Common Fisheries Policy
Published Tuesday, January 16, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-6
The EU Common Fisheries Policy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/6.
British Time (Extra Daylight) Bill 1995/96
Published Monday, January 15, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-4
British Time (Extra Daylight) Bill. (Bill 15 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/4.
Nuclear privatisation
Published Monday, January 15, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-3
Nuclear privatisation. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/3.
Rail passenger franchises
Published Saturday, January 6, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-21
Rail passenger franchises. House of Commons Library. Research Paper 96/21. (Replaced by Research paper 96/85)
Security Service Bill 1995/96
Published Thursday, January 4, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-2
Security Service Bill (Bill 38 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/2.
Parliamentary pay and allowances the current rates
Published Tuesday, January 2, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-1
Parliamentary pay and allowances: the current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/1. (Replaces Research Paper 95/83).
Ballistic missile defence;POST note,72
Published Monday, January 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-72
Ballistic missile defence. POST note 72. POST. 1996.
Looking down on earth
Published Monday, January 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-73
Looking down on earth: the future of earth observation from space. POST. 1996.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
Published Wednesday, December 20, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-132
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/132.
Government of Scotland - Recent Proposals
Published Monday, December 18, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-131
The government of Scotland: recent proposals. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/131.
Electricity in the UK and abroad
Published Thursday, December 14, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-130
Electricity in the UK and abroad. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/130.
Unemployment by constituency: November 1995
Published Wednesday, December 13, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-127
Unemployment by constituency: November 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/127.
Elections in Russia
Published Wednesday, December 13, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-128
Elections in Russia. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/128.
Financial services: regulators and ombudsmen
Published Wednesday, December 13, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-129
Financial services: regulators and ombudsmen. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/129. (Updates Research Paper 93/115).
The Armed Forces Bill 1995/96
Published Friday, December 8, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-125
The Armed Forces Bill (Bill 5 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/125.
The Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Bill 1995/96
Published Friday, December 8, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-126
The Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Bill (Bill 10 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/126.
Asylum, immigration and benefits
Published Thursday, December 7, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-124
Asylum, immigration and benefits. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/124. (Benefit section updated by Research Paper 96/9)
Towards the IGC: Weighing the Options
Published Tuesday, December 5, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-123
Towards the IGC (Intergovernmental Conference): Weighing the Options. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/123.
Overseas Aid and the 1995 Budget
Published Monday, December 4, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-122
Overseas aid and the 1995 Budget. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/122.
1995 drought;POST technical report,71
Published Friday, December 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-71
The 1995 drought. POST technical report 71. POST. 1995.

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