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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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Unemployment by constituency: December 1994
Published Wednesday, January 18, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-8
Unemployment by constituency: December 1994. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/8
Implementing Jopling: The 1994/95 Sitting Reforms
Published Tuesday, January 17, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-6
Implementing Jopling: the 1994-95 sittings reforms. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/6.
A Minimum Wage
Published Tuesday, January 17, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-7
A minimum wage. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/7.
Home Energy Conservation Bill 1994/95
Published Monday, January 16, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-5
Home Energy Conservation Bill (Bill 8 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/5.
Channel Tunnel Rail Link Bill 1994/95
Published Tuesday, January 10, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-2
Channel tunnel rail link bill (Bill 3 of 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/2.
Local Government Review in England
Published Tuesday, January 10, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-3
Local Government review in England. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/3. (Updates and replaces Research paper 94/55).
Russia and the Chechens
Published Tuesday, January 10, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-4
Russia and the Chechens. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/4.
Civil Rights (Disabled Persons) Bill
Published Friday, January 6, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-18
Civil Rights (Disabled Persons) Bill (Bill 12 of 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/18.
Parliamentary Pay and Allowances the Current Rates
Published Tuesday, January 3, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-1
Parliamentary pay and allowances: The current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/1 (replaces Research Paper 94/110).
Plant biotechnology - a consensus?
Published Sunday, January 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-56
This POSTnote examines the outcome of the first UK Consensus Conferences' public's view of plant biotechnology. POSTnote 56. POST. 1995.

Topic: Science

Information Superhighways
Published Thursday, December 22, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-133
Information superhighways. House of Commons Research Paper 94/133.
Developing the Common Foreign and Security Policy
Published Monday, December 19, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-131
Developing the Common Foreign and Security Policy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/131.
The Jobseekers Bill (Bill 5 of 1994/95) House of Commons Library Research paper 94/129
Published Friday, December 16, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-129
The Jobseekers Bill (Bill 5 of 1994/95) House of Commons Library Research paper 94/129.
Children (Scotland) Bill (Bill 4 1994/95)
Published Wednesday, November 30, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-125
Children (Scotland) Bill (Bill 4 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/125.
Health Authorities Bill 1994/95
Published Tuesday, November 29, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-124
Health Authorities Bill (Bill 2 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/124.
Economic indicators: November 1994
Published Monday, November 28, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-121
Economic indicators: November 1994. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/121
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot death
Published Monday, November 28, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-122
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot death. House of Commons Library Research paper 94/122.
Overhead power lines and health
Published Thursday, November 24, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-119
Overhead power lines and health. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/119.
European Communities (Finance) Bill
Published Tuesday, November 22, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-117
The European Communities (Finance) Bill. House of Commons Research Paper 94/117.
Motorcycles;EC type approval
Published Tuesday, November 22, 1994 | Commons Briefing papers RP94-118
Motorcycles: EC type approval. House of Commons Library Research Paper 94/118.

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