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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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Bosnia, the UN & the NATO ultimatum
Published Thursday, February 17, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-33
Bosnia, the UN & the NATO ultimatum. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/33.
The Chiropractors Bill 1993/94
Published Monday, February 14, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-29
The Chiropractors Bill (Bill 13 1993/94). House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/29.
Compensation for discrimination
Published Friday, February 11, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-27
Compensation for discrimination. House of Commons Research Paper 94/27.
Redefining British Foreign & Defence Policy
Published Thursday, February 10, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-26
Redefining British Foreign & Defence Policy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/26.
The Tobacco Advertising Bill 1993/94
Published Monday, February 7, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-22
The Tobacco Advertising Bill (Bill 12 1993/94). House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/22.
Reorganisation of the Science Research Councils
Published Tuesday, February 1, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-19
Reorganisation of the Science Research Councils. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/19.
Child support;Children Come First White Paper
Published Monday, January 31, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-20
Child support. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/20. (Updated by RN 95/38).
Reproductive Technologies
Published Monday, January 24, 1994 | POSTnotes POST-PN-48
This POSTnote summarises the relevant science and the issues involved in reproductive technologies.
Social Security (Incapacity for Work) Bill 1993/94
Published Thursday, January 20, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-13
The Social Security (Incapacity for Work) Bill (Bill 32 1993/94). House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/13.
International Human Rights Conventions
Published Tuesday, January 18, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-10
International human rights conventions; House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/10.
Lone parents & housing
Published Tuesday, January 18, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-11
Lone parents & housing. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/ 11.
Policy on Squatting in the Criminal Justice & Public Order Bill
Published Monday, January 10, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-2
Policy on squatting in The Criminal Justice & Public Order Bill (Bill 9 1993/94). House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/2.
Water fluoridation
Published Tuesday, December 21, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-121
Water fluoridation. House of Commons Library Research paper 93/121.
Statutory Sick Pay Bill 1993/94
Published Friday, December 10, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-116
Statutory Sick pay Bill (Bill 3 1993/94). House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/116.
Social Security (Contributions) Bill 1993/94
Published Wednesday, December 8, 1993 | Commons Briefing papers RP93-113
Social Security (Contributions) Bill (Bill 2 1993/94). House of Commons Library Research Paper 93/113.
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.

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