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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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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.

Topics: Animals, Wildlife

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
EU Enlargement: the Financial Consequences
Published Friday, May 1, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-56
EU enlargement: the financial consequences. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/56.
Genetically modified foods;POST report
Published Friday, May 1, 1998 | POSTnotes POST-PN-115
Genetically modified foods: benefits and risks regulation and public acceptance. Inc.separate summary. POST. 1998.
Competition Bill (HL) (Bill 140 of 1997/98)
Published Tuesday, April 28, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-53
Competition Bill (HL) (Bill 140 of 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/53.

Topic: Competition

NATOs New Directions
Published Monday, April 27, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-52
NATOs new directions. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/52

Topic: NATO

The Budget of 1998 and work incentives
Published Friday, April 24, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-45
The 1998 Budget and work incentives. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/45.
Unemployment by constituency March 1998
Published Wednesday, April 22, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-49
Unemployment by constituency March 1998. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/49
Gibraltar, the United Kingdom and Spain
Published Wednesday, April 22, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-50
Gibraltar, the United Kingdom and Spain. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/50.
Work related upper limb disorders
Published Monday, April 20, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-51
Work related upper limb disorders. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/51.
Data Protection Bill (HL): Bill 158 of 1997/98
Published Friday, April 17, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-48
Data Protection Bill (HL): Bill 158 of 1997/98. House of Commons Library Research Paper 98/48.
Working families tax credit and family credit
Published Thursday, April 9, 1998 | Commons Briefing papers RP98-46
Working families tax credit and family credit. House of Commons Library Research paper 98/46.

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