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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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Human rights in the EU: the charter of fundamental rights
Published Monday, March 20, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-32
Human rights in the EU: the charter of fundamental rights. House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/32.

Topic: Human rights

Countryside and Rights of Way Bill (Bill 78 of 1999/2000)
Published Friday, March 17, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-31
Countryside and Rights of Way Bill (Bill 78 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/31.
Countryside and Rights of Way Bill (Bill 78 of 1999/2000)
Published Thursday, March 16, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-30
Countryside and Rights of Way Bill (Bill 78 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/30.
Unemployment by Constituency February 2000
Published Wednesday, March 15, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-28
Unemployment by Constituency February 2000. House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/28.
Unemployment by Constituency Revised rates
Published Wednesday, March 15, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-29
Unemployment by Constituency:revised rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/29.

Topic: Unemployment

The National Lottery
Published Wednesday, March 8, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-24
This paper outlines how money raised from National Lottery ticket sales is distributed between prize money, good causes, Camelot and the Government.
Race Relations Amendment Bill (HL) Bill (Bill 60 of 1999/2000)
Published Wednesday, March 8, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-27
Race Relations Amendment Bill (HL) (Bill 60 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/27.
Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill - (revised edition) (Bill 16 of 1999/2000)
Published Tuesday, March 7, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-26
Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill - revised edition) (Bill 16 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/26.
Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No 2) Bill (Bill 73 of 1999/2000)
Published Friday, March 3, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-23
Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) (No 2) Bill (Bill 73 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/23.
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill (Bill 64 of 1999/2000)
Published Friday, March 3, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-25
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill (Bill 64 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/25.
Economic Indicators
Published Wednesday, March 1, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-21
Economic Indicators.House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/21.(Includes article on the economic background to the March 2000 budget)
Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Bill (Bill 15 of 1999/2000)
Published Wednesday, March 1, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-22
Health Service Commissioners (Amendment) Bill (Bill 15 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/22.
Water efficiency in the home, March 2000
Published Wednesday, March 1, 2000 | POSTnotes POST-PN-135
This POSTnote examines the techniques for increasing domestic water efficiency and discusses the issues raised.
UK insurance life funds: orphan estates
Published Thursday, February 24, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers SN00336
This note looks at the problem of long term life funds with huge assets ostensibly owned by no one. Often called orphan estates
European Defence: From Portschach to Helsinki
Published Monday, February 21, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-20
The past 18 months have witnessed a new urgency and purpose in the search for a more distinct and capable European defence identity. From early initiatives at St Malo, through the experience of the war in Kosovo and NATO’s 50th Anniversary, to the EU Helsinki summit, the pace of development has been rapid.
Unemployment by Constituency January 2000
Published Wednesday, February 16, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-19
Unemployment by Constituency January 2000. House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/19.
Parliamentary Oath
Published Monday, February 14, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-17
The Parliamentary Oath. House of Commons Library. Research Paper 00/17.
Postal Services Bill (Bill 54 of 1999/2000)
Published Friday, February 11, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-18
Postal Services Bill (Bill 54 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/18.
Licensing (Young Persons) Bill (Bill 14 of 1999/2000)
Published Wednesday, February 9, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-16
Licensing (Young Persons) Bill (Bill 14 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/16.

Topic: Licensing

Northern Ireland Bill (Bill 61 of 1999/2000)
Published Monday, February 7, 2000 | Commons Briefing papers RP00-13
Northern Ireland Bill (Bill 61 of 1999/2000). House of Commons Library Research Paper 00/13.

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