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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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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.
The Social Security Administration (Fraud) Bill 1996/97
Published Wednesday, November 20, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-107
The Social Security Administration (Fraud) Bill (Bill 15 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/107.
The Working Time Directive
Published Tuesday, November 19, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-106
The Working Time Directive. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/106. (Updates and replaces Research Paper 94/52).
Unemployment by constituency: October 1996
Published Wednesday, November 13, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-105
Unemployment by constituency: October 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/105.
Hong Kong: The Final Stages
Published Wednesday, November 13, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-104
Hong Kong: the final stages. House of Common Library Research Paper 96/104. (Appendices include relevant international agreements).
Landfill;Making waste work
Published Friday, November 8, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-103
Landfill. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/103.
Controls on firearms: the Firearms (Amendment) Bill 1996/97
Published Friday, November 8, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-102
Controls on firearms: the Firearms (Amendment) Bill (Bill 10 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/102.
The Education Bill 1996/97
Published Wednesday, November 6, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-101
The Education Bill (Bill 8 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/101.
Economic indicators: November 1996
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-97
Economic indicators: November 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/97.
The Local Government and Rating Bill local government in rural areas
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-98
The Local Government and Rating Bill (Bill 2 1996/97): local government in rural areas. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/98.
The Crime (Sentences) Bill 1996/97
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-99
The Crime (Sentences) Bill (Bill 3 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/99.
Psychological evaluation and gun control;POST technical report,87
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-87
Psychological evaluation and gun control. POST technical report 87. POST. 1996.

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