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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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National Minimum Wage Bill
Published Thursday, December 4, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-133
National Minimum Wage Bill. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/133.
Aspects of the coal industry
Published Tuesday, December 2, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-131
Aspects of the coal industry. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/131.
Devolution and Europe
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-126
Devolution and Europe. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/126.
Economic indicators
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-125
Economic indicators. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/125.
The Human genome Project, gene therapy and patenting
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-128
The Human Genome Project, gene therapy and patenting. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/128.
Gulf war illness
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-107
Gulf war illness - dealing with the uncertainties. POST. 1997.
Local government finance
Published Friday, November 28, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-127
Local government finance. house of Commons Library Research Paper 97/127.
EMU: a question of economics
Published Tuesday, November 25, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-124
EMU: a question of economics. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/124.
By-elections since the 1997 general election
Published Monday, November 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-123
By-elections since the 1997 general election. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/123.
Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill 1997/98
Published Wednesday, November 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-122
Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill (Bill 7 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/122.
The European Parliamentary Elections Bill 1997/98
Published Wednesday, November 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-120
The European Parliamentary Elections Bill. (Bill 65 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/120.
Student grants loans and tuition fees
Published Thursday, November 13, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-119
Student grants, loans and tuition fees. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/119.
Unemployment by constituency October 1997
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-116
Unemployment by constituency: October 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/116.
Unemployment by constituency welfare to work groups October 1997
Published Wednesday, November 12, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-117
Unemployment by constituency: welfare to work groups October 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/100.
Bank of England Bill 1997/98
Published Monday, November 10, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-115
Bank of England Bill (Bill 62 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/115.
Results of Devolution Referendums 1979 & 1997
Published Monday, November 10, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-113
Results of Devolution Referendums (1979 & 1997). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/113.
The Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill 1997/98;New Leadership for London consultation paper
Published Thursday, November 6, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-114
The Greater London Authority (Referendum) Bill (Bill 61 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/114.
The European Communities (Amendment) Bill 1997/98: Implementing the Amsterdam Treaty
Published Wednesday, November 5, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-112
The European Communities (Amendment) (Bill 71 1997/98 Bill): Implementing the Amsterdam Treaty. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/112.
Statistics of National Lottery awards September 1997
Published Monday, November 3, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-109
Statistics of National Lottery Awards: September 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/109.
Economic indicators: November 1997
Published Saturday, November 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-108
Economic indicators: November 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/108.

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