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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DEP2017-0389
15-05-2017 Commons  Speaker 

Letter from the Speaker dated 15/05/2017 depositing letters of condolence on the death of Jo Cox MP, from the National Assembly of the People's Power Republic of the Republic of Cuba, Consell General Principat d'Andorra, Ambassador of the Council of Europe No Hate Speech Campaign, Group Chief Executive of the Co-op, Speaker of the Knesset - Israel, the Bangladesh National Parliament, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the Dail Eireann, Chamber of Representatives National Congress of Chile, Parliament of Thuringia, the House of Assembly Bermuda, the House of Representatives Congress of the United States, the Legislative Council New South Wales, the Coptic Orthodox Church Centre, Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to the Speaker and the Speaker's responses. 32p.

Corporate Author: Speaker

DEP2017-0390
15-05-2017 Commons  Speaker 

Letter dated 15/05/2017 from the Speaker depositing letters of condolence regarding the attack on Westminster Bridge and the murder of PC Keith Palmer, from the Chamber of Representatives of the Moroccan Parliament, the House of Representatives of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Consell General Principat D'Andorra, Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Parliament of Canada, National Assembly of Quebec, Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, National Assembly of Kuwait, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, National Legislative Assembly Thailand, Senat of the Republique Francaise, Chamber of Counsellors of the Kingdom of Morocco, the Parlament de Catalunya, National People's Assembly Algeria, National Assembly, the Knesset Israel, the German Bundestag, National Council of Monaco, House of Representatives Japan, Legislative Assembly Queensland Parliament, Parliament of the Republic of Fiji, Mauritius National Assembly, House of Representatives New Zealand, House of Representatives Belize, Parliament of Uganda, The Bailiff of Jersey, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the Tynwald Isle of Man, Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, Scottish Government, Bailiff of Guernsey, and the Scottish Parliament. 61p.

Corporate Author: Speaker

DEP2017-0382
08-05-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 08/05/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Campbell of Pittenweem regarding interoperability between NATO members in mine counter measures operations. 1p.

HL6884

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0383
08-05-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 08/05/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Campbell regarding promotion of Typhoon aircraft sales to other countries. 1p.

HL6886

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0384
08-05-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 08/05/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Campbell of Pittenweem regarding the use of unmanned overboard systems in mine counter measures operations. 1p.

HL6883

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0379
03-05-2017 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 03/05/2017 from Lord Prior of Brampton to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding the installation of smart meters. 2p.

PQ HL6888, PQ HL6889

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2017-0378
02-05-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 02/05/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Campbell of Pittenweem regarding Project Centurion. 1p.

HL6882

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0371
27-04-2017 Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

I. Letter dated 27/04/2017 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the Library. 1p. II. Letter dated 26/04/2017 from the Earl of Caithness to Baroness Fookes regarding the DEFRA response to the 29th Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee in relation to the Farriers (Registration) Bill (changes to the constitution of the Farriers Registration Council (FRC)). 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2017-0372
27-04-2017 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 27/04/2017 from Lord Nash to Lord Watson of Invergowrie regarding the estimated annual cost of amendment 1a of the Technical and Further Education Bill as discussed during Lords consideration of Commons amendments. 1p.

HL Debate 25/04/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0385
27-04-2017 Commons  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

I. Letter dated 27/04/2017 from Alok Sharma MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding Wilton Park Executive Agency Framework document for deposit in the Library. 1p. II. Framework document. 24p.

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2017-0368
26-04-2017 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 26/04/2017 from Ben Wallace MP to Rupa Huq MP regarding a document to be placed in the House Library. 1p. II. Criminal Finances Bill: analysis on the application of Standing Order No. 83O of the Standing Orders of the House of Commons relating to Public Business in respect of Lords Amendments. 4p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2017-0369
26-04-2017 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 26/04/2017 from Lord Keen of Elie to Lord Beecham regarding money that has been over-recovered through the use of enhanced fees as discussed during the debate on the Public Guardian (Fees, etc) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. 1p.

HL Debate 21/03/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2017-0370
26-04-2017 Lords  Treasury 

Statement signed by Baroness Neville-Rolfe that the provisions of the Finance Bill are compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. 1p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2017-0345
26-04-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Education 

Higher Education and Research Bill: memorandum on the application of Standing Order No. 83O of the Standing Orders of the House of Commons relating to Public Business in respect of certified motions or amendments relating to Lords amendments and other messages. 9p.

WMS

DEP2017-0373
26-04-2017 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 26/04/2017 from Sam Gyimah MP to Ian Lucas MP regarding legislation on possession of psychoactive substances. 1p.

HC Oral Question 25/04/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2017-0377
26-04-2017 Lords  Lord Speaker 

I. Letter dated 26/04/2017 from Lord Fowler to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding correspondence for deposit in the Library. 1p. II. Two Letters dated 19/04/2017 and 17/04/2017 from the Russian Ambassador together with statements from the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation regarding the a) illegal use of armed forces and b) the missile attack by the United States of America on the military air base in the Syrian Arab Republic on 7 April. 4p.

Corporate Author: Lord Speaker, Russian Embassy, Russian Federal Assembly

DEP2017-0356
24-04-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 24/04/2017 from Baroness Buscombe to Lord Palmer of Childs Hill regarding issues raised during the Prescribed Persons (Reports on Disclosures of Information) Regulations 2017 debate. 1p.

HL Debate 30/03/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0363
24-04-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 24/04/2017 from Baroness Buscombe to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara regarding issues raised during the the Prescribed Persons (Reports on Disclosures of Information) Regulation 2017, including: reporting requirements - transparency and confidentiality. 1p.

HL Debate 30/03/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0347
24-04-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Culture, Media and Sport 

I. Tailored review of Arts Council England. 58p. II. Annexes to main report. 58p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0364
24-04-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 24/04/2017 from Baroness Buscombe to Lord Kakkar regarding an issue raised during the debate on medical research: coordination of the life sciences sector and the role of the Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research (OSCHR) in coordinating medical research funding. 1p.

HL Debate 28/03/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

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