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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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Ministerial and Other Salaries Bill 1997/98
Published Tuesday, July 22, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-95
Ministerial and other Salaries Bill (Bill 30 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/95.
Unemployment by constituency welfare to work groups
Published Tuesday, July 22, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-96
Unemployment by constituency: welfare to work groups. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/90.
Social Security Bill 1997/98
Published Thursday, July 17, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-93
Social Security Bill (Bill 42 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/93.
EMU the historical perspective
Published Thursday, July 17, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-94
EMU: historical perspective. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/94.
Unemployment by constituency June 1997
Published Wednesday, July 16, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-90
Unemployment by constituency: June 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/90.
Education (Student Loans) Bill 1997/98
Published Wednesday, July 16, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-91
Education (Student Loans) Bill (Bill 44 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/91.
Council tax capping in England
Published Wednesday, July 16, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-89
Council tax capping in England. House of Commons Research Paper 97/89.
EU Enlargement
Published Friday, July 11, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-86
EU enlargement. House of Commons Research Paper 97/86.
The National Health Service (Private Finance) Bill (HL) 1997/98
Published Wednesday, July 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-88
The National Health Service (Private Finance) Bill (HL) (Bill 38 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/88.
VAT on fuel and power
Published Wednesday, July 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-87
VAT on fuel and power. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/87.
Economic indicators: July 1997
Published Tuesday, July 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-84
Economic indicators: July 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/84.
Global warming;POST note,100
Published Tuesday, July 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-100
Global warming: meeting new targets. POST note 100. POST. 1997.
Bacterial food poisoning;POST note 101
Published Tuesday, July 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-101
Bacterial food poisoning. POST note 101. POST. 1997.
Ozone layer depletion and health;POST note,102
Published Tuesday, July 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-102
Ozone layer depletion and health. POST note 102. POST. 1997.
Local elections of 1 May 1997
Published Friday, June 27, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-82
The local elections of 1 May 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/82.
Amsterdam Treaty
Published Wednesday, June 25, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-83
The Amsterdam Treaty. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/83.
The USA Food and Drug Administration
Published Tuesday, June 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-81
The USA Food and Drug Administration. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/81.
The PFI and the Local Government (Contracts) Bill 1997/98
Published Friday, June 20, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-80
The PFI and the Local Government (Contracts) Bill (Bill 5 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/80.
Unemployment by constituency May 1997
Published Wednesday, June 11, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-79
Unemployment by constituency: May 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/79.
Public expenditure in Scotland and Wales
Published Monday, June 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-78
Public expenditure in Scotland and Wales. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/78.

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