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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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West Lothian Question
Published Wednesday, September 6, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-95
The West Lothian question. House of Commons Library Research paper 95/95. (Updates and replaces Research Paper 95/58). (Updated by RP 98/3).
Rail privatisation: a progress report
Published Wednesday, September 6, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-96
Rail privatisation: a progress report. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/96.
Census data for the new parliamentary constituencies in England and Wales
Published Tuesday, September 5, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-94
Census data for the new parliamentary constituencies in England and Wales. 2 vols. Vol 1:Summary and overview. Vol 2:Constituency data. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/94-I and 95/94-II.
Unemployment by constituency: July 1995
Published Wednesday, August 16, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-93
Unemployment by constituency: July 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/93.
Social Chapter
Published Friday, July 28, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-92
The Social Chapter. House of Commons Research Paper 95/92.
Forestry Policy
Published Thursday, July 27, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-91
Forestry policy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/91.
Unemployment by constituency: June 1995
Published Wednesday, July 19, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-90
Unemployment by constituency: June 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/90.
The United Nations security council
Published Tuesday, July 18, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-89
United Nations Security Council. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/89.
Global warming: Policy Responses
Published Friday, July 14, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-86
Global warming: policy responses. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/86.
Tax and marriage
Published Thursday, July 13, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-87
Tax and marriage. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/87.
HIV and AIDS
Published Thursday, July 13, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-88
HIV and AIDS. House of Commons Research Paper 95/88.
Global warming: Environmental Economics Effects
Published Friday, July 7, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-85
Global warming: Environmental and Economic Effects. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/85.
Local Government Review in England
Published Wednesday, July 5, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-84
The local government review in England. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/84.
Parliamentary Pay and Allowances the Current Rates
Published Tuesday, July 4, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-83
Parliamentary pay and allowances: The current rates. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/83 (replaces Research Paper 95/61).
Economic indicators: July 1995
Published Monday, July 3, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-82
Economic indicators: July 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/82
Oil rig disposal;POST note,65
Published Saturday, July 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-65
This POST note examines environmental impacts from disposing of oil platforms etc., and the issues raised. Oil rig disposal. POST note 65. POST. 1995.
Vaccines and their future role in public health
Published Saturday, July 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-66
Vaccines and their future role in public health. POST. 1995.
The Licensing of Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles;Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles Consultation Paper
Published Friday, June 30, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-81
The licensing of taxis and private hire vehicles. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/81.
Gibraltar
Published Tuesday, June 27, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-80
Gibraltar. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/80.
The Spanish fishing industry
Published Tuesday, June 27, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-79
The Spanish fishing industry. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/79.

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