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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.
    • POSTnotes: Proactive four-page policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on reviews of the research literature, interviews with stakeholders and peer review, commissioned by the POST Board.
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Economic indicators: November 1994
Published Monday, November 28, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-121
Economic indicators: November 1994. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/121
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot death
Published Monday, November 28, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-122
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot death. House of Commons Library Research paper 94/122.
Overhead power lines and health
Published Thursday, November 24, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-119
Overhead power lines and health. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/119.
European Communities (Finance) Bill
Published Tuesday, November 22, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-117
The European Communities (Finance) Bill. House of Commons Research Paper 94/117.
Motorcycles;EC type approval
Published Tuesday, November 22, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-118
Motorcycles: EC type approval. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/118.
The 1996 Intergovernmental Conference: background and preparations
Published Monday, November 21, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-115
The 1996 Intergovernmental Conference: background and preparations. House of Commons Research Paper 94/115.
Regulating biotechnology
Published Tuesday, November 1, 1994 | POSTnotes POST-PN-55
This POSTnote considers how far the standard-setting process is in step with the gathering pace of biotechnology deregulation. POSTnote 55. POST. 1994.

Topics: Genetics, Science

Openness and transparency in the European Union
Published Wednesday, October 26, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-107
Openness and transparency in the European Union. House of Commons Research Paper 94/107.
Frontline First: The Defence Costs Study
Published Friday, October 14, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-101
Frontline first: the Defence Costs Study. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/101.
Sanctions Against Iraq
Published Friday, October 14, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-105
Sanctions against Iraq. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/105.
Substance misuse among young people
Published Friday, October 14, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-104
Substance misuse among young people. House of Commons Research Paper 94/104.
The extension of the non proliferation treaty
Published Wednesday, October 12, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-99
The extension of the non-proliferation treaty. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/99.
Rabies
Published Friday, October 7, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-98
Rabies. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/98.
Are we fishing the seas dry
Published Friday, October 7, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-112
Are we fishing the seas dry. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/112.
Personal identification technologies
Published Saturday, October 1, 1994 | POSTnotes POST-PN-54
This POSTnote reviews the technical options involved and the issues raised by different types of ID cards. POSTnote 54. POST. 1994.
Regulation of the electricity industry
Published Monday, August 1, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-93
Regulation of the Electricity Industry. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/93.
Habitats Directive and the UK conservation framework and SSSI system
Published Monday, July 25, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-90
Habitats Directive and the UK conservation framework and SSSI system. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/90.
Local authorities duties to the homeless;Access to local authority and housing association tenancies consultation paper
Published Tuesday, July 19, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-92
Local authorities duties to homeless. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/92. (Updates Research Paper 94/65).
Single homelessness
Published Thursday, July 14, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-89
Single homelessness. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/89. (Updates Background Paper 242).
Digital & High Definition Television
Published Monday, July 4, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-83
Digital & High Definition Television. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/83.

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