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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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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.
Agricultural Tenancies Bill
Published Monday, January 30, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-15
Agricultural Tenancies Bill (Bill 40 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/15.
Activity Centres (Young Persons Safety) Bill 1994/95
Published Tuesday, January 24, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-12
Activity Centres (Young Persons' Safety) Bill (Bill 9 of 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/12.
Export of Live Animals and the Protection of Calves (Export) Bill 1994/95
Published Tuesday, January 24, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-11
Export of live animals and the Protection of Calves (Export) Bill (Bill 27,1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/11.
Pension Fund Regulation
Published Monday, January 23, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-10
Pension Fund Regulation. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/10.
Disability Discrimination Bill 1994/95
Published Thursday, January 19, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-9
Disability Discrimination Bill 1994/95 (Bill 32). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/9.
Unemployment by constituency: December 1994
Published Wednesday, January 18, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-8
Unemployment by constituency: December 1994. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/8
Implementing Jopling: The 1994/95 Sitting Reforms
Published Tuesday, January 17, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-6
Implementing Jopling: the 1994-95 sittings reforms. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/6.
A Minimum Wage
Published Tuesday, January 17, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-7
A minimum wage. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/7.
Home Energy Conservation Bill 1994/95
Published Monday, January 16, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-5
Home Energy Conservation Bill (Bill 8 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/5.
Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill 1994/95
Published Tuesday, January 10, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-2
Channel tunnel rail link bill (Bill 3 of 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/2.
Local Government Review in England
Published Tuesday, January 10, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-3
Local Government review in England. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/3. (Updates and replaces Research paper 94/55).
Russia and the Chechens
Published Tuesday, January 10, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-4
Russia and the Chechens. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/4.
Civil Rights (Disabled Persons) Bill
Published Friday, January 6, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-18
Civil Rights (Disabled Persons) Bill (Bill 12 of 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/18.
Parliamentary Pay and Allowances the Current Rates
Published Tuesday, January 3, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-1
Parliamentary pay and allowances: The current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/1 (replaces Research Paper 94/110).

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