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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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European politics of economic and monetary union
Published Wednesday, March 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-36
The European politics of economic and monetary union: developments in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. HC Library Research Paper 97/36.
Radon
Published Tuesday, March 18, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-37
Radon. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/37.
Parliamentary Election Timetables
Published Tuesday, March 18, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-40
Parliamentary election timetables (3rd ed). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/40 (replaces 97/12).
Building Societies Bill 1996/97
Published Friday, March 7, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-34
Building Societies Bill (Bill 124 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/34.
By-elections since the 1992 general election
Published Monday, March 3, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-32
By-elections since the 1992 general election. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/32.
Economic indicators: March 1997
Published Saturday, March 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-30
Economic indicators: March 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/30.
Ecstasy recent science;POST note,95
Published Saturday, March 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-95
Ecstasy: recent science. POST note 95. POST. 1997.
Getting opinion polls right;POST note,96
Published Saturday, March 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-96
Getting opinion polls right. POST note 96. POST. 1997.
The National Air Quality Strategy
Published Friday, February 28, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-33
The National Air Quality Strategy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/33.
VAT harmonisation
Published Thursday, February 27, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-31
VAT harmonisation. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/31.
EMU convergence criteria
Published Tuesday, February 25, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-29
EMU: convergence criteria. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/29.
House of Lords reform: recent proposals
Published Monday, February 17, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-28
House of Lords reform: recent proposals. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/28.
Update of BSE and CJD
Published Friday, February 14, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-27
Update of BSE and CJD. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/27.
Voting systems
Published Thursday, February 13, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-26
Voting systems: the alternatives. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/26.
Unemployment by constituency January,1997
Published Wednesday, February 12, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-24
Unemployment by constituency: January 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/24.
Late payment of commercial debt
Published Wednesday, February 12, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-25
Late payment of commercial debt. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/25.
The Police Bill (HL) 1996/97: national policing structures
Published Tuesday, February 11, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-21
The Police Bill (HL) (Bill 88 1996/97): national policing structures. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/21.
The Police Bill (HL) 1996/97: intrusive surveillance
Published Tuesday, February 11, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-22
The Police Bill (HL) (Bill 88 1996/97): intrusive surveillance. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/22.
Building Societies
Published Monday, February 10, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-20
Building Societies. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/20.
Police Bill (HL) 1996/97: access to criminal records;On the record white paper
Published Monday, February 10, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-23
Police Bill (HL) (Bill 88 1996/97) : access to criminal records. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/23.

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