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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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The Working Time Directive
Published Tuesday, November 19, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-106
The Working Time Directive. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/106. (Updates and replaces Research Paper 94/52).
Unemployment by constituency: October 1996
Published Wednesday, November 13, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-105
Unemployment by constituency: October 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/105.
Hong Kong: The Final Stages
Published Wednesday, November 13, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-104
Hong Kong: the final stages. House of Common Library Research Paper 96/104. (Appendices include relevant international agreements).
Landfill;Making waste work
Published Friday, November 8, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-103
Landfill. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/103.
Controls on firearms: the Firearms (Amendment) Bill 1996/97
Published Friday, November 8, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-102
Controls on firearms: the Firearms (Amendment) Bill (Bill 10 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/102.
The Education Bill 1996/97
Published Wednesday, November 6, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-101
The Education Bill (Bill 8 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/101.
Economic indicators: November 1996
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-97
Economic indicators: November 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/97.
The Local Government and Rating Bill local government in rural areas
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-98
The Local Government and Rating Bill (Bill 2 1996/97): local government in rural areas. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/98.
The Crime (Sentences) Bill 1996/97
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-99
The Crime (Sentences) Bill (Bill 3 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/99.
Psychological evaluation and gun control;POST technical report,87
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-87
Psychological evaluation and gun control. POST technical report 87. POST. 1996.
Making it in Miniature - Nanotechnology, UK Science and its Applications, November 1996
Published Friday, November 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-86
The Crime (Sentences) Bill and the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Bill: provisions for mentally disturbed offenders
Published Thursday, October 31, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-100
The Crime (Sentences) Bill (Bill 3 1996/97) and the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Bill (Bill 5 1996/97): provisions for mentally disordered offenders. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/100.
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office Bill
Published Wednesday, October 30, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-96
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office Bill (Bill 1 of 1996/97). House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/96.
Unemployment by constituency: September 1996
Published Wednesday, October 16, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-95
Unemployment by constituency: September 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/95.
The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations
Published Tuesday, October 15, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-93
The Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/93.
Parliamentary Election Timetables
Published Tuesday, October 15, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-94
Parliamentary election timetables. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/94.
Defence employment 1994-95
Published Friday, October 11, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-92
Defence Employment 1994-95. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/92. (Updates RP 95/99).
Defence Statistics 1996
Published Friday, October 11, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-91
Defence Statistics 1996. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/91. (Updates RP 95/98).
Defence Update
Published Tuesday, October 8, 1996 | Commons Briefing papers RP96-90
Defence Update. House of Commons Library Research Paper 96/90.
Orimulsion and power stations;POST note,84
Published Tuesday, October 1, 1996 | POSTnotes POST-PN-84
Orimulsion and power stations. POST note 84. POST. 1996.

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