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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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Lords reform: recent developments
Published Monday, December 7, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-105
Lords reform: recent developments. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/105.
Protocol 11 and the New European Court of Human Rights
Published Friday, December 4, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-109
Protocol 11 and the new European Court of Human Rights. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/109.
Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Bill: Bill 3 1998/99
Published Thursday, December 3, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-108
The Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Bill: Bill 3 1998/99. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/108.
Water Industry Bill: Bill 1 1998/99
Published Thursday, December 3, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-110
Water Industry Bill: Bill 1 1998/99. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/110.
Economic Indicators
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-101
Economic Indicators. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/101
European Parliamentary Elections Bill: Bill 4 of 1998/99
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-102
European Parliamentary Elections Bill: Bill 4 of 1998/99. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/102.
Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-107
Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME. House of Commons Research Paper 98/107.
Local Government Finance in England
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-106
Local government finance in England. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/106.
Lords reform: the legislative role of the House of Lords
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-103
Lords reform: the legislative role of the House of Lords. House of Commons Library Research paper 98/103.
Organo-phosphorus;POST note,122
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1998 | POSTnotes POST-PN-122
Organo-phosphates. POST note 122. Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. 1998. (Also available on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/post/home.htm)
Living in the greenhouse;POST report summary,121
Published Tuesday, December 1, 1998 | POSTnotes POST-PN-121
Living in the greenhouse. POST report summary 121. Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. 1998. (Also available on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/post/home.htm)
Widows benefits
Published Monday, November 23, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-100
Widows benefits (revised edition). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/100.
Fairness at Work Cm 3968
Published Tuesday, November 17, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-99
Fairness at Work Cm 3968. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/99.
Lottery awards: regional and constituency analysis (to October 1998).
Published Thursday, November 12, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-98
Lottery Awards: regional and constituency analysis (to October 1998). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/98. (Updated by RP 99/73)
Unemployment by constituency October 1998
Published Wednesday, November 11, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-97
Unemployment by constituency October 1998. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/97
Economic Indicators
Published Monday, November 2, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-96
Economic Indicators. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/96
Nuclear fusion update;POST note,120
Published Sunday, November 1, 1998 | POSTnotes POST-PN-120
Nuclear fusion update. POST note 120. Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. 1998. (Also available on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/post/home.htm)
The New Government in Germany
Published Friday, October 30, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-94
The new Government in Germany. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/94.
Kosovo: The Diplomatic and Military Options
Published Tuesday, October 27, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-93
Kosovo: The diplomatic and military options. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/93.
The Reform of the European Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund
Published Wednesday, October 21, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-92
The reform of the European Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/92

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