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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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Towards the IGC: Developing a Common Defence Policy
Published Thursday, April 6, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-45
Towards the IGC: Developing a Common Defence Policy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/45.
Deregulation of the Buses
Published Saturday, April 1, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-57
Deregulation of the buses. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/57.
Psychometric testing in the workplace
Published Saturday, April 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-59
This report examines the scientific basis of the different types of psychological tests commonly used by employers, their strengths and weaknesses and the issues that arise. POST technical report 59. POST. 1995.

Topic: Employment

Waste derived fuels and cement kilns
Published Saturday, April 1, 1995 | POSTnotes POST-PN-60
This POSTnote examines the technical aspects of burning waste-derived fuels in cement kilns and the issues raised. POSTnote 60. POST. 1995.
The Medical (Professional Performance) Bill 1994/95
Published Friday, March 31, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-44
The Medical (Professional Performance) Bill (Bill 83 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/44.
Economic indicators: March 1995
Published Thursday, March 30, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-42
Economic indicators: March 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/42
UK Space Policy
Published Thursday, March 30, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-43
UK Space Policy. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/43.
Russias Chechen War Continues
Published Friday, March 24, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-41
Russia's Chechen War Continues. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/41.
Fraud in the EC
Published Thursday, March 23, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-40
Fraud in the EC. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/40. (Updates and replaces RP 94/126).
Local Authority Performance Indicators
Published Tuesday, March 21, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-39
Local authority performance indicators. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/39.
Gulf War syndrome
Published Friday, March 17, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-37
Gulf War syndrome. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/37.
Unemployment by constituency: February 1995
Published Wednesday, March 15, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-34
Unemployment by constituency: February 1995. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/34
Progress in the implementation of subsidiarity
Published Wednesday, March 15, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-36
Progress in the implementation of subsidiarity. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/36.
Commonwealth Development Corporation 1994/95
Published Wednesday, March 15, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-35
Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill (Bill 66 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research paper 95/35.
Child Support Bill 1994/95
Published Tuesday, March 14, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-38
Child Support Bill (Bill 71 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/38. (Updates RP 94/20).
Market for Gas: Qualitative Analysis
Published Thursday, March 9, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-33
Market for gas: A Qualitative Analysis. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/33.
Cyprus and the United Nations
Published Wednesday, March 8, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-31
Cyprus and the United Nations. House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/31.
Atomic Energy Authority Bill (Bill 61 1994/95)
Published Wednesday, March 8, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-32
Atomic Energy Authority Bill (bill 61 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/32.
Gas Bill (bill 60 1994/95)
Published Monday, March 6, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-30
Gas Bill (Bill 60 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/30.
Investigating and reviewing possible miscarriages of justice - The Criminal Appeal Bill 1994/95
Published Friday, March 3, 1995 | Commons Briefing papers RP95-29
Investigating and reviewing possible miscarriages of justice - the Criminal Appeal Bill (Bill 57 1994/95). House of Commons Library Research Paper 95/29.

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