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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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The burden of taxation
Published Friday, May 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-50
The burden of taxation. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/50. (Replaces RP 96/43). (Replaced by RP 99/67).
NATO enlargement
Published Thursday, May 8, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-51
NATO enlargement. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/51.
Training and Enterprise Councils
Published Wednesday, May 7, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-48
Training and Enterprise Councils. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/48.
Commonwealth
Published Tuesday, April 29, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-47
The Commonwealth. House of Common Library Research Paper 97/47.
Economic and monetary union
Published Wednesday, April 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-44
Economic and monetary union. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/44.
Green taxes
Published Monday, April 7, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-46
Green taxes. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/46.
Endangered species: CITES, tigers and ivory
Published Friday, April 4, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-45
Endangered species: CITES, tigers and ivory. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/45.
Cloning
Published Thursday, March 27, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-43
Cloning. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/43.
Energy from waste
Published Thursday, March 27, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-42
Energy from waste. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/42.
Afghanistan
Published Tuesday, March 25, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-41
Afghanistan. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/41.
Unemployment by constituency February,1997
Published Wednesday, March 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-38
Unemployment by constituency: February 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/38.
Unemployment rates for new constituencies in England and Wales February,1997
Published Wednesday, March 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-39
Unemployment rates for new constituencies in England and Wales: February 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/39.
Census data for the new parliamentary constituencies in Great Britain
Published Wednesday, March 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-35
Census data for the new parliamentary constituencies in Great Britain. 2 vols. Vol II: Summary and overview. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/35.
European politics of economic and monetary union
Published Wednesday, March 19, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-36
The European politics of economic and monetary union: developments in Germany, France, Italy and Spain. HC Library Research Paper 97/36.
Radon
Published Tuesday, March 18, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-37
Radon. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/37.
Parliamentary Election Timetables
Published Tuesday, March 18, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-40
Parliamentary election timetables (3rd ed). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/40 (replaces 97/12).
Building Societies Bill 1996/97
Published Friday, March 7, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-34
Building Societies Bill (Bill 124 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/34.
By-elections since the 1992 general election
Published Monday, March 3, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-32
By-elections since the 1992 general election. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/32.
Economic indicators: March 1997
Published Saturday, March 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-30
Economic indicators: March 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/30.
Ecstasy recent science;POST note,95
Published Saturday, March 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-95
Ecstasy: recent science. POST note 95. POST. 1997.

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