Use these House of Commons Library Briefing Papers to provide reliable information about Parliament and the democratic system direct to students. They can be used to further knowledge of particular topics or as stimuli for a wider discussion.
House of Commons Library Briefing Papers
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What is the House of Commons Library?
The House of Commons Library provides impartial information and research to MPs and their staff.
The Library produces Briefing Papers on subjects of interest, which you can use to get detailed analysis of key policy issues and to separate fact from fiction. All Library Briefing Papers are freely available online.
The Library also writes briefings for all major pieces of legislation and publishes regular topical papers on a variety of issues, e.g. agriculture, transport, education, defence, international affairs and much more.
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Exam specification links
This document details how the Library Briefing Papers link to the A Level Government and Politics and Higher Politics exam specifications.