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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.
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Fraud and computer data matching;POST note,93
Published Saturday, February 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-93
Fraud and computer data matching. POST note 93. POST. 1997.
Fetal awareness;POST note,94
Published Saturday, February 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-94
This POSTnote covers solely the scientific and medical aspects of fetal awareness. Fetal awareness. POST note 94. POST. 1997.
Parliamentary Election Timetables
Published Thursday, January 30, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-12
Parliamentary election timetables (2nd ed). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/12 (replaces 96/94).
Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Bill 1996/97
Published Thursday, January 30, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-13
Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Bill (HL) (Bill 75 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/13.
The accountability debate: ministerial responsibility
Published Tuesday, January 28, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-6
The accountability debate: ministerial responsibility. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/6.
The accountability debate: Next Steps agencies
Published Friday, January 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-4
The accountability debate: Next Steps agencies. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/4.
The accountability debate codes of guidance and questions of procedure for ministers
Published Friday, January 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-5
The accountability debate: codes of guidance and 'Questions of Procedure for Ministers'. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/5.
The Sex Offenders Bill 1996/97
Published Friday, January 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-11
The Sex Offenders Bill (Bill 66 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/11.
Referendum: recent proposals
Published Friday, January 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-10
Referendum: recent proposals. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/10.
Road Traffic Reduction Bill 1996/97
Published Wednesday, January 22, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-9
Road Traffic Reduction Bill (Bill 22 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/9.
Genetically modified food
Published Monday, January 20, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-8
Genetically modified food. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/8.
Public Entertainments Licences (Drug Misuse) Bill 1996/97
Published Thursday, January 16, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-2
Public Entertainments Licences (Drug Misuse) Bill (Bill 17 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/2.
Unemployment by constituency December,1996
Published Wednesday, January 15, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-7
Unemployment by constituency: December 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/7.
Cold Weather Payments (Wind Chill Factor) Bill 1996/97
Published Monday, January 13, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-3
Cold Weather Payments (Wind Chill Factor) Bill (Bill 20 1996/97) House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/3.
Welfare-to-Work: The New Deal
Published Saturday, January 11, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-118
Welfare-to-Work: The New Deal. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/118.
Parliamentary pay and allowances the current rates
Published Wednesday, January 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-1
Parliamentary pay and allowances: the current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/1. (Replaces Research Paper 96/88).
Sustainable development theory and practice;POST note,91
Published Wednesday, January 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-91
Sustainable development: theory and practice. POST note 91. POST. 1997.
Tunnel vision?
Published Wednesday, January 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-90
Tunnel vision?: the future role of tunnels in transport infrastructure. POST. 1997.
Unemployment by constituency: November 1996
Published Wednesday, December 18, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-116
Unemployment by constituency: November 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/116.
Stalking, harassment and intimidation and the Protection from Harassment Bill
Published Friday, December 13, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-115
Stalking, harassment and intimidation and the Protection from Harassment Bill (Bill 49 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/115.

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