Deposited papers

Deposited papers are placed in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords Library by a minister or the Speaker. The majority of deposited papers are placed by ministers in reply to parliamentary questions.

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DEP2016-0645
21-07-2016 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

The United Kingdom reserve forces: external scrutiny team annual report. Incl. annexes. 49p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Reserve Forces and Cadets Association

DEP2016-0646
21-07-2016 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

British Council annual report and accounts 2015-16. 104p.

WMS

Corporate Author: British Council

DEP2016-0648
21-07-2016 Commons, Lords  Prime Minister 

Machinary of Government, explanatory note: moving work on civil society from the Cabinet Office to the Department for Culture, Media, and Sport. 3p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2016-0643
20-07-2016 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 20/07/2016 from Amber Rudd MP to Keith Vaz MP regarding the Oral Statement on 14th July concerning the terrorist attack in Nice. 2p.

HC oral statement 18/07/2016

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2016-0644
20-07-2016 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 20/07/2016 from Penny Mordaunt MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council annual report 2015/16. 28p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Industrial Injuries Advisory Council

DEP2016-0649
20-07-2016 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 20/07/2016 from the Earl of Courtown to Lord Judd regarding points raised during the debate on refugees and migrants on 7 July 2016. 2p.

HL debate 07/07/2016

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2016-0640
19-07-2016 Commons  Speaker's Office 

Letter dated 19/07/2016 from the Speaker to the Deposited Papers Clerk attaching letters of congratulations on the occasion of the Queen's birthday from the Speaker of the National Assembly of Kuwait, the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, President of the People's Representatives Assembly of the Republic of Tunisia, Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Modova, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia. 6p.

Corporate Author: Speaker

DEP2016-0638
18-07-2016 Commons  Prime Minister 

Machinery of Government - explanatory notes: I. Merging the Department of Energy and Climate Change with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to create the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. 3 p. II. Moving higher and further education, apprenticeships and skills policy from the former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to the Department for Education. 2p. III. Creation of a new Department for exiting the European Union. 1p. IV. Creation of a new Department for International Trade. 2p.

WMS

DEP2016-0642
16-07-2016 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 16/07/2016 from Mark Lancaster MP to Kirsten Oswald MP and Nigel Dodds MP regarding pensions for war widows upon remarriage. 1p.

HC Business questions 07/07/2016 & 14/07/2016

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2016-0625
14-07-2016 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 14/07/2016 from Rob Wilson MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the Library. 1p. II. Tables showing a) the number of new cancer registrations, b) the finished admission episodes for patients with a primary diagnosis of i) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and ii) other lung diseases and c) the number of deaths by area, underlying cause and death for Sheffield Local Authority and Sheffield City Region. 14p.

PQ 42049, PQ 42050

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office, Office for National Statistics

DEP2016-0628
14-07-2016 Lords  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

I. Letter dated 14/07/2016 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Iain Wright MP regarding a document for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Annual Report of the Certification Officer 2015-2016. Incl. appendices. 71p.

Corporate Author: Certification Officer, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2016-0629
14-07-2016 Lords  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

I. Letter dated 14/07/2016 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Iain Wright MP regarding a document for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Central Arbitration Committee Annual report 2015-2016. Incl. appendices. 26p.

Corporate Author: Central Arbitration Committee, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2016-0633
14-07-2016 Lords  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 14/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Berkeley regarding the role of the Traffic Commissioners under an Advanced Quality Partnership Scheme. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2016-0634
14-07-2016 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

I. Letter dated 14/07/2016 from Philip Dunne MP to colleagues regarding the principle of Continuous At Sea Deterrence (CASD) and the Government's plans for a Successor programme. 2p. II. Sustaining the UK's Independent Nuclear Deterrent: a briefing paper. 6p.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2016-0636
14-07-2016 Commons  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

I. Letter dated 14/07/2016 from Anna Soubry MP to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara, Jon Trickett MP and Iain Wright MP regarding the Regulatory Policy Committee Corporate Report. 1p. II. Corporate reports 2016 including: RPC 2015-2020 Corporate Plan, 2015-2016 Performance Report, 2016-1017 Business Plan. 26p.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

DEP2016-0647
14-07-2016 Commons  Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission 

The December 2015 electoral registers in Great Britain: accuracy and completeness of the registers in Great Britain and the transition to Individual Electoral Registration. Incl. appendices. 99p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Electoral Commission

DEP2016-0623
13-07-2016 Lords  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 13/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Scott of Needham Market regarding concessionary travel and local governance issues as discussed at the Second Reading and Committee Stage of the Bus Services Bill. 3p.

HL Debate 08/06/2016 HL Debate 29/06/2016

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2016-0624
13-07-2016 Lords  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 13/07/2016 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Berkeley and others regarding amendments put forward at the Committee Stage of the Bus Services Bill to enable franchising authorities to request information from bus operators. 4p.

HL Debate 04/07/2016

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2016-0626
13-07-2016 Lords  Department of Health 

Letter dated 13/07/2016 from Lord Prior of Brampton to Lord Rooker and others regarding points relating to the Second Reading of the Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) Bill on 8 Jul 2016. 2p.

HL Debate 08/07/2016

Corporate Author: Department of Health

DEP2016-0627
13-07-2016 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 13/07/2016 from Lord Faulks to Lord Beecham and others regarding points raised during the Oral Question on motoring offences on 7 July 2016. 1p.

HL Oral Question 07/07/2016

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

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