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Parliamentary Research Handbook

The House of Commons Library has produced the Parliamentary Research Handbook for parliamentary officials who prepare research for parliamentarians. The handbook can be used as a self-study guide; to help services set and meet professional standards for research; and for staff training.

The handbook includes chapters on the fundamentals of parliamentary research; foundation skills and knowledge; sourcing and evaluating information; undertaking analysis; writing; using statistics, tables and graphs; impartiality; customer service; legislation briefings; quality control; and committee research.

Find further information on the UK Parliament Website.

Download: House of Commons – Parliamentary Research Handbook.