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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.
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The Nuclear Explosions (Prohibition and Inspections) Bill (HL) 1997/98
Published Friday, October 31, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-111
The Nuclear Explosions (Prohibition and Inspections) Bill (HL) (Bill 63 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/111.
Bosnia. The Dayton Agreement - Two years on
Published Friday, October 31, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-110
Bosnia. The Dayton Agreement. Two years on. House of Commons LIbrary Research Paper 97/110.
Parliamentary Reform: the Commons 'Modernisation' Programme
Published Tuesday, October 28, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-107
Parliamentary reform: the Commons 'modernisation' programme. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/107.
The Strategic Defence Review
Published Thursday, October 23, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-106
The strategic defence review. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/106.
The Wireless Telegraphy Bill (HL) 1997/98
Published Friday, October 17, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-105
The Wireless Telegraphy Bill (HL) (Bill 52 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/105.
Unemployment by constituency October 1997
Published Wednesday, October 15, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-104
Unemployment by constituency: September 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/104.
BSE and CJD update;POST technical report,103
Published Wednesday, October 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-103
BSE and CJD update. POST technical report 103. POST. 1997.
Safer eating
Published Wednesday, October 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-104
Safer eating: microbiological food poisoning and its prevention. POST. 1997.
Social Chapter
Published Tuesday, September 2, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-102
The Social Chapter. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/102. (Replaces Research Paper 96/76).
Parliamentary pay and allowances the current rates
Published Friday, August 29, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-101
Parliamentary pay and allowances: the current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/101. (Replaces Research Paper 97/52)
Unemployment by constituency welfare to work groups July 1997
Published Wednesday, August 13, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-100
Unemployment by constituency: welfare to work groups July 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/100.
Unemployment by constituency July 1997
Published Wednesday, August 13, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-99
Unemployment by constituency: July 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/99.
Employment and training schemes for the unemployed
Published Friday, August 8, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-98
Employment and Training Schemes for the Unemployed. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/98. (Updates Research Note 90/25 and Research Papers 93/40, 94/114, 95/51 and 96/66).
Time Spent on Government Bills of Constitutional Significance since 1945
Published Friday, August 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-97
Time spent on Government bills of constitutional significance since 1945. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/97.
Roads and Private Finance
Published Wednesday, July 30, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-85
Roads and Private Finance. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/85.
Scotland and Devolution
Published Tuesday, July 29, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-92
Scotland and devolution. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/92.
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.

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