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Government papers online

Legislation carries most types of UK Legislation. The website is managed by the National Archives on behalf of HM Government. Use the site to find:

  • UK Public General Acts
  • UK Local Acts
  • Acts of Scottish Parliament
  • UK Statutory Instruments
  • Acts of the Old English, Great Britain, Irish and Scottish Parliaments from the 12th to 19th centuries

Command Papers

Government publications presented to Parliament are known as Command Papers. Most but not all Command Papers are published in a numbered series. provides access to Command and departmentally sponsored House of Commons Papers including:

  • State Papers - including treaties and international agreements.
  • White Papers - government policy initiatives and proposals for legislation.
  • Green Papers - government consultation documents.
  • Some government responses to Select Committee reports.
  • Reports of Royal Commissions and some other Committees of Inquiry.
  • Statistics and annual reports of some government bodies.



Government papers online
Government papers online
Parliamentary papers, public general acts, command papers (white papers etc.) and other legislation

Grove Art
Grove Art
Welcome to Oxford Art Online

Oxford Dictionaries
Oxford Dictionaries
Improving communication through an understanding & passion for language...

Statistics and Census
Statistics and Census
Population data, health profiles and more ...

Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions
Discover more about 10 interesting and diverse topics from Maths, Politics and The Planets to Contemporary Art, History and Nutrition...

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