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British Parliamentary Papers


Most of the Parliamentary Papers in the Library are in either the Social Sciences Library, 2nd Floor Paterno, or the Library Annex. 

The term Parliamentary Papers typically refers to the following types of British government documents: 

  • Journals, Votes, Proceedings and Debates (Records of what was said or done in Parliament)
  • Bills, Reports, & Papers (Working documents, usually referred to as the Sessional Papers)

For additional background reading on the history and types of documents produced by Parliament consult the following guides: