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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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Climate change after Kyoto
Published Wednesday, December 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-141
Climate change after Kyoto. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/141.
The Labour Government and animal welfare
Published Thursday, December 18, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-140
Labour government and animal welfare. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/140.
Unemployment by constituency November 1997
Published Wednesday, December 17, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-139
Unemployment by constituency November 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/139.
School Standards and Framework Bill 1997/98
Published Friday, December 12, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-136
School Standards and Framework Bill (Bill 95 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/136.
EC finance
Published Friday, December 12, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-137
EC Finance. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/137.
The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill
Published Tuesday, December 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-138
The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/138.
Defence employment 1995-96
Published Monday, December 8, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-134
Defence Employment 1995-96. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/134. (Updates RP 96/92).
Defence Statistics 1997
Published Monday, December 8, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-135
Defence statistics 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/135.
The Government of Wales Bill: Devolution and the National Assembly
Published Thursday, December 4, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-129
The Government of Wales Bill: Devolution and the National Assembly. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/129.
The Government of Wales Bill: The National Assembly's partners
Published Thursday, December 4, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-130
The Government of Wales Bill: The National Assembly's partners. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/130.
The Government of Wales Bill: Operational aspects of the National Assembly
Published Thursday, December 4, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-132
The Government of Wales Bill: Operational aspects of the National Assembly. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/132.
National Minimum Wage Bill
Published Thursday, December 4, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-133
National Minimum Wage Bill. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/133.
Aspects of the coal industry
Published Tuesday, December 2, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-131
Aspects of the coal industry. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/131.
Devolution and Europe
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-126
Devolution and Europe. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/126.
Economic indicators
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-125
Economic indicators. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/125.
The Human genome Project, gene therapy and patenting
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-128
The Human Genome Project, gene therapy and patenting. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/128.
Gulf war illness
Published Monday, December 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-107
Gulf war illness - dealing with the uncertainties. POST. 1997.
Local government finance
Published Friday, November 28, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-127
Local government finance. house of Commons Library Research Paper 97/127.
EMU: a question of economics
Published Tuesday, November 25, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-124
EMU: a question of economics. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/124.
By-elections since the 1997 general election
Published Monday, November 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-123
By-elections since the 1997 general election. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/123.

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