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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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Anti-HIV drugs;POST note,118
Published Wednesday, July 1, 1998 | POSTnotes POST-PN-118
Anti-HIV drugs. POST note 118. Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. 1998. (Also available on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/post/home.htm)
Brown and pleasant land;POST report summary,117
Published Wednesday, July 1, 1998 | POSTnotes POST-PN-117
A brown and pleasant land: household growth and brownfield sites. POST report summary 117. POST. 1998. (Also available on the internet at http://www.parliament.uk/post/home.htm)
The millennium bug
Published Tuesday, June 30, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-72
The millennium bug. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/72.
Widows benefits
Published Tuesday, June 30, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-95
Widows Benefits. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/95
Agriculture and the Environment
Published Wednesday, June 24, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-70
Agriculture and the Environment. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/70.
Rent levels affordability and housing benefit
Published Monday, June 22, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-69
Rent levels, affordability and housing benefit. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/69.
Age of Consent for Male Homosexual Acts
Published Friday, June 19, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-68
Age of Consent for Male Homosexual Acts. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/68.
Unemployment by constituency May 1998
Published Wednesday, June 17, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-67
Unemployment by constituency May 1998. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/67
Council Tax Capping in 1998/99
Published Tuesday, June 16, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-66
Council tax capping in 1998/99. The draft Council Tax Limitation (Derbyshire County Council) (Maximum Amount) Order 1998. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/66.
Release of Prisoners Under the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Bill
Published Monday, June 15, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-65
Northern Ireland: the release of prisoners under the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Bill. (Bill 196 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/65.
GDP per capita in OECD countries: the UK's relative position
Published Thursday, June 4, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-64
GDP per capita in OECD countries: the UK's relative position. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/64.
Registration of Political Parties Bill (Bill 188 1997/98)
Published Monday, June 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-62
The Registration of Political Parties Bill (Bill 188 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/62.
Bovine tuberculosis
Published Monday, June 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-63
Bovine Tuberculosis. House of Commons Research Paper 98/63.

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Clean licence;POST note,116
Published Monday, June 1, 1998 | POSTnotes POST-PN-116
A clean licence?: graduated vehicle excise duty. POST note 116. Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. 1998.
Parliamentary pay and allowances the current rates
Published Monday, May 18, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-61
Parliamentary pay and allowances: the current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/61. (Replaces Research Paper 97/101)
Unemployment by constituency welfare to work groups April 1998
Published Wednesday, May 13, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-60
Unemployment by constituency: welfare to work groups April 1998. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/60.
Unemployment by constituency April 1998
Published Wednesday, May 13, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-58
Unemployment by constituency April 1998. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/58
Local Elections of 7 May 1998 and the London Referendum
Published Tuesday, May 12, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-59
The local elections of 7 May 1998 and the London referendum. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/59.
EU enlargement: the political process
Published Friday, May 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-55
EU enlargement: the political process. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/55.
Economic indicators
Published Friday, May 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-54
Economic indicators. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/54

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