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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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British Summertime: time to decide
Published Thursday, December 2, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-111
British summertime: time to decide. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/111.
The NHS reforms: the developing agenda
Published Monday, November 29, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-109
The NHS reforms: the developing agenda. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/109.
Carbon taxes & global warming
Published Friday, November 26, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-106
Carbon taxes & global warming. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/106.
Acid Rain Agreements
Published Wednesday, November 24, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-47
This POSTnote looks at the implications of UK options for reducing sulphur dioxide emissions, one of the main causes of ‘acid rain’. .
Short Money
Published Wednesday, November 3, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-99
'Short money': financial assistance to Opposition Parties. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/99.
Biodiversity
Published Tuesday, October 26, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-94
Biodiversity, House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/94.
Heterosexual AIDS
Published Friday, October 1, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-46
This POSTnote examines recent findings on the spread of HIV/AIDS among heterosexuals and their implications for health education policy. POSTnote 46. POST. 1993.
Chernobyl Fallout
Published Saturday, July 24, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-45
This note examines knowledge of the fate of Chernobyl radioactivity and its implications.
Earth Summit: one year on
Published Friday, June 25, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-71
The Earth Summit: one year on. House of Commons Research Paper 93/ 71.
Housing Association rents & affordability
Published Thursday, June 24, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-72
Housing Association rents & affordability. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/72.
Euthanasia
Published Monday, June 21, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-69
Euthanasia. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/69.
Screen violence
Published Tuesday, June 1, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-44
This POSTnote looks at scientific evidence of the effects of screen violence and issues raised. POSTnote 44. POST. 1993.
Road pricing
Published Saturday, May 1, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-43
This POSTnote examines road pricing and its potential use, and the issues raised. POSTnote 43. POST. 1993.
Community pharmacists remuneration in England & Wales: background to current dispute
Published Monday, April 26, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-53
Community pharmacists remuneration in England & Wales: background to current dispute. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/53.
Prioritising health: the debate about health care rationing
Published Friday, April 16, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-49
Prioritising health: the debate about health care rationing. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/49.
Carbon dioxide targets
Published Thursday, April 1, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-42
This POSTnote looks at current and future trends in UK CO2 emissions and how the commitment for 2000 might be met. POSTnote 42. POST. 1993.
The Welsh Language Bill (HL) (Bill 146 of Session 1992/93)
Published Wednesday, March 17, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-32
The Welsh Language Bill (HL) (Bill 146 of session 1992/93). House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/32.
The Disability (Grants) Bill 1992/93
Published Thursday, March 11, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-29
The Disability (Grants) Bill (Bill 152 of 1992/93). House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/29.
Funding for residential services for drug & alcohol misuers
Published Monday, March 1, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-21
Funding for residential services for drug & alcohol misusers. House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/21.
Biofuels for transport
Published Monday, March 1, 1993 | POSTnotes POST-PN-41
This POSTnote examines the potential of ‘biofuels’ for transport, and the influence of EC set-aside and fiscal policies. POSTnote 41. POST. 1993.

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