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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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Financial Services and Markets Bill (Bill 121 1998/99)
Published Thursday, June 24, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-68
Financial Services and Markets Bill. (Bill 121 of 1998/99). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/68.
European Parliament Elections June 1999
Published Monday, June 21, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-64
Elections to the European Parliament - June 1999. House of Commons Research Paper 99/64.
Food Standards Bill (Bill 117 1998/99)
Published Friday, June 18, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-65
The Food Standards Bill. (Bill 117 of 1998/99). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/65.

Topic: Food

Kosovo: KFOR and Reconstruction
Published Friday, June 18, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-66
Kosovo: KFOR and reconstruction. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/66
By-elections since the 1997 general election
Published Thursday, June 17, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-63
By-elections since the 1997 general election. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/63. (Replaced by Research Paper 99/78).
Freedom of information: the continuing debate
Published Wednesday, June 16, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-61
Freedom of information: the continuing debate. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/61.
Unemployment by constituency May 1999
Published Wednesday, June 16, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-62
Unemployment by constituency May 1999. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/62.
Buses
Published Tuesday, June 8, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-59
Buses. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/59

Topic: Buses

Pollution Prevention and Control Bill (HL) (Bill 107 1998/99)
Published Thursday, June 3, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-58
Pollution Prevention and Control Bill (HL). (Bill 107 of 1998/99). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/58.

Topic: Pollution

European Parliament elections: 1979 to 1994
Published Wednesday, June 2, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-57
European Parliament elections: 1979 to 1994. House of Commons Research Paper 99/57.
Homicide statistics
Published Thursday, May 27, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-56
Homicide statistics. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/56. (Updates Research Paper 94/15 and Background Paper 263).
Wind power
Published Wednesday, May 26, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-55
Wind power. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/55. permission Wind power. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/55.
Institutional reform in the European Union
Published Thursday, May 20, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-54
Institutional reform in the European Union. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/54.
Unemployment by constituency April 1999
Published Wednesday, May 19, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-53
Unemployment by constituency April 1999. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/53.
Local elections of 6 May 1999
Published Monday, May 17, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-52
The local elections of 6 May 1999. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/52.
Welsh Assembly Elections: 6 May 1999.
Published Wednesday, May 12, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-51
Welsh Assembly Elections: 6 May 1999. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/51.
Scottish Parliament elections: 6 May 1999.
Published Tuesday, May 11, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-50
Scottish Parliament elections: 6 May 1999. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/50.
Northern Ireland (Location of Victims Remains) Bill (Bill 92 1998/99)
Published Friday, May 7, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-49
Northern Ireland (Location of Victims' Remains) Bill. (Bill 92 of 1998/99). House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/49.

Topic: Death

Economic Indicators
Published Tuesday, May 4, 1999 | Commons Briefing papers RP99-47
Economic Indicators. House of Commons Library Research Paper 99/47
Hormones in Beef, May 1999
Published Saturday, May 1, 1999 | POSTnotes POST-PN-127
Growth promoting hormones have been at the centre of a long running trade dispute between the EU and US.

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