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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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Road Traffic Reduction Bill 1996/97
Published Wednesday, January 22, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-9
Road Traffic Reduction Bill (Bill 22 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/9.
Genetically modified food
Published Monday, January 20, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-8
Genetically modified food. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/8.
Public Entertainments Licences (Drug Misuse) Bill 1996/97
Published Thursday, January 16, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-2
Public Entertainments Licences (Drug Misuse) Bill (Bill 17 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/2.
Unemployment by constituency December,1996
Published Wednesday, January 15, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-7
Unemployment by constituency: December 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/7.
Cold Weather Payments (Wind Chill Factor) Bill 1996/97
Published Monday, January 13, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-3
Cold Weather Payments (Wind Chill Factor) Bill (Bill 20 1996/97) House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/3.
Welfare-to-Work: The New Deal
Published Saturday, January 11, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-118
Welfare-to-Work: The New Deal. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/118.
Parliamentary pay and allowances the current rates
Published Wednesday, January 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-1
Parliamentary pay and allowances: the current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/1. (Replaces Research Paper 96/88).
Sustainable development theory and practice;POST note,91
Published Wednesday, January 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-91
Sustainable development: theory and practice. POST note 91. POST. 1997.
Tunnel vision?
Published Wednesday, January 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-90
Tunnel vision?: the future role of tunnels in transport infrastructure. POST. 1997.
Unemployment by constituency: November 1996
Published Wednesday, December 18, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-116
Unemployment by constituency: November 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/116.
Stalking, harassment and intimidation and the Protection from Harassment Bill
Published Friday, December 13, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-115
Stalking, harassment and intimidation and the Protection from Harassment Bill (Bill 49 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/115.
Underground disposal of radioactive waste
Published Wednesday, December 11, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-113
The underground disposal of radioactive waste. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/113.
IGC issues: Progress and the Dublin Draft
Published Tuesday, December 10, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-114
IGC issues: progress and the Dublin draft. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/114.
IGC issues: bibliography
Published Monday, December 9, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-112
IGC issues: bibliography. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/112.
Teaching science and maths;POST technical report,88
Published Sunday, December 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-88
Teaching science and maths. POST technical report 88. POST. 1996.
Computer systems and the millennium;POST note,89
Published Sunday, December 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-89
Computer systems and the millennium. POST note 89. POST. 1996.
Disability living allowance mobility component and hospital in-patients
Published Friday, November 29, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-111
Disability living allowance mobility component and hospital in-patients. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/111.
Economic and monetary union
Published Friday, November 29, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-110
Economic and monetary union. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/110. (Updates Research Paper 96/33).
Personal Tax Allowance and Reliefs 1997-98
Published Wednesday, November 27, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-109
Personal Tax Allowances and Reliefs 1997-98. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/109.
Economic indicators: November 1996
Published Monday, November 25, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-108
Economic indicators: November 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/108.

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