Contains the full-text of sessional papers issued since 1715 with supplemental materials from 1688.
Contains documents produced by the British Parliament, including Bills, committee reports, and reports submitted to Parliament. As the working documents of government, the parliamentary papers encompass all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy, showing how issues were explored and legislation was formed. The collection includes the Official Report of debates in Parliament, from both the House of Commons and House of Lords, supplemented by official histories and proceedings.
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)