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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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Sea Empress oil spill;POST note 75.
Published Thursday, February 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-75
The Sea Empress oil spill. POST Note 75. POST. 1996.
Pyramid selling and similar trading schemes
Published Wednesday, January 31, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-20
Pyramid selling and similar trading schemes. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/20.
Employment (Upper Age Limits in Advertisements) Bill House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/19
Published Wednesday, January 31, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-19
Employment (Upper Age Limits in Advertisements) Bill House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/19.
The Scott Inquiry: Approaching Publication
Published Thursday, January 25, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-16
The Scott Inquiry: Approaching Publication. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/16.
The social rented sector, conduct of tenants and housing benefit in the Housing Bill 1995/96
Published Thursday, January 25, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-12
The social rented sector, conduct of tenants and housing benefit in the Housing Bill (Bill 44 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/12.
Controls on knives and other offensive weapons
Published Thursday, January 25, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-15
Controls on knives and other offensive weapons. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/15.
Homelessness and housing allocations in the Housing Bill 1995/96
Published Tuesday, January 23, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-10
Homelessness and housing allocations in the Housing Bill (Bill 44 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper.
Houses in multiple occupation, the private rented sector and leasehold reform in the Housing Bill 1995/96
Published Tuesday, January 23, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-11
Houses in multiple occupation, the private rented sector and leasehold reform in the Housing Bill (Bill 44 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/11.
Special Standing Committees in both Houses
Published Tuesday, January 23, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-14
Special Standing Committees in both Houses. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/14.
Wild Mammals (Protection) Bill 1995/96
Published Tuesday, January 23, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-13
Wild Mammals (Protection) Bill (Bill 16 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/13. (Updates RP 95/26).
Social security changes for asylum seekers and other persons from abroad
Published Friday, January 19, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-9
Social security changes for asylum seekers and other persons from abroad. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/9. (Updates benefit section of Research Paper 95/124).
Nursery Education and Grant-Maintained Schools Bill 1995/96
Published Thursday, January 18, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-8
Nursery Education and Grant-Maintained School Bill (Bill 41 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/8.
Unemployment by constituency: December 1995
Published Wednesday, January 17, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-7
Unemployment by constituency: December 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/7.
Jobseekers allowance
Published Tuesday, January 16, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-5
Jobseekers Allowance. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/5.
The EU Common Fisheries Policy
Published Tuesday, January 16, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-6
The EU Common Fisheries Policy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/6.
British Time (Extra Daylight) Bill 1995/96
Published Monday, January 15, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-4
British Time (Extra Daylight) Bill. (Bill 15 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/4.
Nuclear privatisation
Published Monday, January 15, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-3
Nuclear privatisation. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/3.
Rail passenger franchises
Published Saturday, January 6, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-21
Rail passenger franchises. House of Commons Library. Research Paper 96/21. (Replaced by Research paper 96/85)
Security Service Bill 1995/96
Published Thursday, January 4, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-2
Security Service Bill (Bill 38 1995/96). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/2.
Parliamentary pay and allowances the current rates
Published Tuesday, January 2, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-1
Parliamentary pay and allowances: the current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/1. (Replaces Research Paper 95/83).

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