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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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Global warming;POST note,100
Published Tuesday, July 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-100
Global warming: meeting new targets. POST note 100. POST. 1997.
Bacterial food poisoning;POST note 101
Published Tuesday, July 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-101
Bacterial food poisoning. POST note 101. POST. 1997.
Ozone layer depletion and health;POST note,102
Published Tuesday, July 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-102
Ozone layer depletion and health. POST note 102. POST. 1997.
Local elections of 1 May 1997
Published Friday, June 27, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-82
The local elections of 1 May 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/82.
Amsterdam Treaty
Published Wednesday, June 25, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-83
The Amsterdam Treaty. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/83.
The USA Food and Drug Administration
Published Tuesday, June 24, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-81
The USA Food and Drug Administration. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/81.
The PFI and the Local Government (Contracts) Bill 1997/98
Published Friday, June 20, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-80
The PFI and the Local Government (Contracts) Bill (Bill 5 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/80.
Unemployment by constituency May 1997
Published Wednesday, June 11, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-79
Unemployment by constituency: May 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/79.
Public expenditure in Scotland and Wales
Published Monday, June 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-78
Public expenditure in Scotland and Wales. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/78.
Prohibiting handguns: the Firearms (Amendment) Bill 1997/98
Published Monday, June 9, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-77
Prohibiting handguns: the Firearms (Amendment) Bill (Bill 3 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/77.
Inflation: the value of the pound since 1750
Published Friday, June 6, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-76
Inflation: the value of the pound 1750-1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/76. (Replaces Research Paper 96/18). To see an updated version of this paper go to: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/research/briefing-papers/RP12-31/inflation-the-value-of-the-pound-17502011
IGC: Draft Amsterdam Treaty
Published Wednesday, June 4, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-75
The IGC: The Draft Amsterdam Treaty. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/75.
The Code of Practice on Access to Official Information
Published Tuesday, June 3, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-69
The Code of Practice on Access to Official Information. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/69. (Replaces Research Paper 93/17).
The Local Government Finance (Supplementary Credit Approvals) Bill 1997/98
Published Tuesday, June 3, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-74
Local Government Finance (Supplementary Credit Approvals) Bill (Bill 2 1997/98). House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/74.
Economic indicators: May 1997
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-73
Economic indicators: May 1997. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/73.
Millennium threat an update;POST note,98
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-98
The Millennium threat: an update. POST note 98. POST. 1997.
Striking a balance
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-99
Striking a balance: the future of research dual support in higher education. POST. 1997.
Science shaping the future?
Published Sunday, June 1, 1997 | POSTnotes POST-PN-97
Science shaping the future ? Technology foresight and its impacts. POST. 1997.
Privatised railway
Published Friday, May 30, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-71
The privatised railway. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/71.
Railway Passenger Companies
Published Friday, May 30, 1997 | Commons Briefing papers RP97-72
The railway passenger companies. House of Commons Library Research Paper 97/72. (Updated by 99/80)

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