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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.
    • POSTnotes: Proactive four-page policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on reviews of the research literature, interviews with stakeholders and peer review, commissioned by the POST Board.
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Sustainable development: Agenda 21 and Earth Summit II
Published Friday, August 16, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-87
Sustainable development: Agenda 21 and Earth Summit II. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/87.
Unemployment by constituency: July 1996
Published Wednesday, August 14, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-86
Unemployment by constituency: July 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/86.
Rail passenger franchises
Published Thursday, August 8, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-85
Rail passenger franchises. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/85. (Updates Research paper 95/96 and replaces Research paper 96/21)
Skin cancer
Published Tuesday, July 23, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-84
Skin cancer. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/84.
Policy of non-cooperation with EU
Published Thursday, July 18, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-74
The policy of non-cooperation with the EU. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/74.
The Constitution: Principles and Development
Published Thursday, July 18, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-82
The constitution: principles and development. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/82.
Decommissioning of nuclear power stations
Published Thursday, July 18, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-83
Decommissioning of nuclear power stations. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/83.
Unemployment by constituency: June 1996
Published Wednesday, July 17, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-81
Unemployment by constituency: June 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/81.
The Review of Parliamentary Pay and Allowances
Published Tuesday, July 9, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-79
The review of parliamentary pay and allowances. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/79.
The Dayton Agreement: Progress in Implementation
Published Tuesday, July 9, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-80
The Dayton Agreement: Progress in Implementation. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/80.
Economic indicators: July 1996
Published Monday, July 1, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-78
Economic indicators: July 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/78.
HMSO
Published Friday, June 28, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-77
HMSO. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/77.
Social Chapter
Published Tuesday, June 25, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-76
The Social Chapter. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/76.
Health and safety science
Published Monday, June 24, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-75
Health and safety science. House of Commons Library Research paper 96/75.
IGC Issues: Summary and Bibliography
Published Monday, June 17, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-73
IGC issues: summary and bibliography. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/73.
The Quango Debate
Published Friday, June 14, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-72
The quango debate. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/72 (replaces library research paper 94/67,except for the historical outline).
Unemployment by constituency: May 1996
Published Wednesday, June 12, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-71
Unemployment by constituency: May 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/71.
The Russian Presidential Election: Prospects and Implications
Published Monday, June 10, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-70
The Russian Presidential Election: Prospects and Implications. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/70.
Prior options review of public sector research establishments.
Published Monday, June 10, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-69
Prior options review of public sector research establishments. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/69.
Impacts on earth from space
Published Saturday, June 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-80
Impacts on earth from space. POST note 80. POST. 1996.

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