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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DEP2017-0831
16-01-2018 Commons  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

I. Letter dated 13/1/2018 from Matt Hancock MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Management agreement 2017-22. Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the British Film Institute. 33p.

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2018-0034
16-01-2018 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 18/1/2017 from Philip Hammond MP to Neil Gray MP regarding what exposure the UK Government has from lending to Carillion via UK Export Finance (UKEF). 1p.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2018-0029
15-01-2018 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 15/01/2018 from Alok Sharma MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 4 documents to be placed in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Universal Credit Northern Ireland: lists of the No.4, No.5, No.6 and No.7 relevant Postcode districts. (4 docs).

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Executive

DEP2018-0025
15-01-2018 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 15/01/2018 from Lord Henley to Lord Oxburgh regarding Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS). 2p

HL Oral Question 20/12/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2018-0032
15-01-2018 Lords  Home Office 

Contract for the provision of prostitution research (services) File 518. Incl. appendices. 80p.

HL4444

Corporate Author: South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner

DEP2018-0021
11-01-2018 Commons  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Memorandum on the application of Standing Order No. 83L of the Standing Orders of the House of Commons relating to Public Business to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill as amended: Commons Stage Committee and Report amendments. 2p.

WMS, Bill 5 2017-19

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2018-0026
11-01-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

I. Letter dated 11/01/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Mackay of Clashfern regarding an issue raised following a question on hate crime. II. Letter dated 09/01/2018 from Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, regarding the CPS and police flagging definition for hate crime. 2p.

HL Oral Questions 06/12/2017

Corporate Author: Crown Prosecution Service

DEP2018-0027
11-01-2018 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 11/01/2018 from Mark Lancaster MP to Deidre Brock MP regarding the number of foreign personnel of visiting forces in the UK, the country they are from and locations of the visiting units. 2p.

PQ 118319

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-0020
10-01-2018 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 10/01/2018 from Mel Stride MP to Roger Gale MP and Albert Owen MP regarding proposed Government amendments to the Finance Bill. 2p.

HL Bill 71 2017-19

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2018-0019
09-01-2018 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 9/1/2018 from Mark Lancaster MP to Gavin Robinson MP regarding University Service Unit Budgets for the Royal Air Force University Air Squadrons and the Defence Technical Undergraduate Scheme Squadrons (DTUS). Incl. attachment. 4p,

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-0024
09-01-2018 Lords  Northern Ireland Office 

Letter dated 09/01/2018 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Trimble regarding a) numbers of prisoners (loyalist and republican) released under the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998, who were recalled and subsequently released, b) numbers of prisoners sentenced for a scheduled offence that have been refused release, and c) numbers of prisoners released under the Act, and how many designated as (i) loyalist and (ii) republican. 2p.

HL3307, HL1347, HL1348, HL1349, HL1350, HL1351

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office

DEP2018-0013
08-01-2018 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 30/11/2017 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, to Rehman Chishti MP regarding Ofsted training and guidance on effective implementation of 'Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school'. 1p.

PQ 114898

Corporate Author: Ofsted

DEP2018-0014
08-01-2018 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 08/01/2018 from David Lidington MP to Stella Creasy MP regarding the case of John Worboys, the Parole Board's review and communication of their decision to release. 2p.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2018-0015
08-01-2018 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 08/01/2018 from Guy Opperman MP to Jim Cunningham MP regarding the issue of certain banks reducing the amount of occupational pension payable to take into account any State Pension a member receives [known as "integrated pension schemes"]. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-0005
04-01-2018 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 04/01/2018 from Baroness Evans of Bowes Park to Lord Soley regarding issues raised during the Lords repeat of the Prime Minister's statement of 11/12/2017 on negotiations for the UK exit from the European Union: financial settlement and implementation period. 2p.

HL Statement 11/12/2017

Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Lords

DEP2018-0007
04-01-2018 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 04/01/2018 from Lord Ashton of Hyde to Lords regarding the Data Protection Bill - Government amendments on de-identified data and application to Crown bodies. 2p.

HL Bill 74 2017-19

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2018-0012
03-01-2018 Commons  Department for Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 03/01/2018 from Marcus Jones MP to Clive Betts MP regarding consultation and draft bill: business rates in multi-occupied properties [measures to reverse the "staircase tax"]. 3p.

Corporate Author: Department for Communities and Local Government

DEP2018-0016
02-01-2018 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 02/01/2018 from Guy Opperman MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Letter dated 21/12/2017 from Guy Opperman MP to Patricia Gibson MP regarding the State Pension age as discussed during the debate on Pension Equality for Women. Incl. annex. 8p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2017-0828
21-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

Bovine TB: proposals to simplify surveillance testing in the High Risk Area of England and other disease control measures. A summary of responses to the consultation exercise and the Government’s way forward. 22p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2017-0829
21-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

The Prosperity Fund: annual report 2016/17. 18p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2017-0832
21-12-2017 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 21/12/2017 from Mel Stride MP to Roger Gale MP and Albert Owen MP regarding proposed Government amendments to the Finance Bill: amendment 1: investments by Venture Capital Trusts - non-qualifying loans, and amendments 2-32: introduction of anti-avoidance provisions relating to offshore trusts. 3p

Bill 134 2017-19

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2017-0835
21-12-2017 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 21/12/2017 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Baroness Royall of Blaisdon and Lord Watts regarding issues raised during a question on internships: how the Government is supporting paid internships and the Government's plans for Full Time Social Action Review. 2p.

HL Oral Questions 18/12/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0837
21-12-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 21/12/2017 from Sarah Newton MP to David Linden MP and others regarding issues raised during the debate on the Work Capability Assessment debate. 6p.

HC Debate 13/12/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-0018
21-12-2017 Lords  Department for International Trade 

Letter dated 21/12/2017 from Baroness Fairhead to Peers regarding issues raised during the debate on Exports: Africa and the Commonwealth. Incl. copy of maiden speech . 8p.

Letter

Corporate Author: Department for International Trade

DEP2018-0031
21-12-2017 Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

I. Letter dated 21/12/2017 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Lord Paddick and others regarding immigration claims by designated persons subject to travel bans. Incl. annex. 4p. II. Draft Immigration (Persons designated under Sanctions Regulations) Regulations 2018. 3p.

HL Debate 29/11/2017

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2017-0825
20-12-2017 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 20/12/2017 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Beecham regarding the impact of the Budget on the North East and plans for improving social mobility through education. 1p.

HL Oral Questions 14/12/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0826
20-12-2017 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 20/12/2017 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Rosser regarding issues raised during the debate on codes of practice updated in line with the Criminal Finances Act 2017: application of the codes to Northern Ireland and consultation responses relating to the Investigative Powers of Prosecutors code. 3p.

HL Debate 05/12/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0810
20-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Treasury 

Combatting fuel duty fraud: evaluation of the Accutrace Fuel Marker. 15p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Revenue and Customs

DEP2017-0830
20-12-2017 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 20/12/2017 from Chris Skidmore MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the Democratic engagement plan: document for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Democratic engagement plan: Every voice matters: building a democracy that works for everyone. 112p.

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2017-0834
20-12-2017 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 20/12/2017 from Lord Agnew to Lord Watson of Invergowrie regarding issues raised during a question on children and digital resilience: social media transparency, the social levy in the Internet Safety Strategy and the role of Baroness Shields in internet safety work. 2p.

HL Oral Questions 07/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0836
20-12-2017 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 20/12/2017 from Lord Agnew to Baroness Eaton regarding issues raised during the debate on 'A Manifesto to Strengthen Families'; the Armed Forces Covenant and the welfare of the families of serving personnel. 2p.

HL Debate 02/12/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0838
20-12-2017 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 20/12/2017 from Lord Agnew to Lord Wasserman regarding the role of Police and Crime Commissioners in helping to strengthen families as discussed during the debate on "A manifesto to strengthen families". 1p.

HL Debate 02/11/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2018-0001
20-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Industry for defence and a prosperous Britain: refreshing defence industrial policy. 44p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0809
19-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Home Office Police Grant (England and Wales) Provisional Police Grant Report (England and Wales) 2018/19. 22p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2017-0817
19-12-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 19/12/2017 from Mark Lancaster MP to Madeleine Moon MP regarding various Parliamentary Questions about the Maritime Reserves. 9p.

PQs116847,116848,116849,116850,116851,116852,116853,116854, 116855, 116856, 116857, 116858,116859, 116861, 116862,116864, 116865, 116866, 116867,116868

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0819
19-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Communities and Local Government 

I. Letter dated 19/12/2017 from Sajid Javid MP to colleagues regarding provisional local government finance settlement. 2p. II. The provisional 2018-19 local government finance settlement. Consultation Paper. 27p.

Statement 19/12/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Communities and Local Government

DEP2017-0822
19-12-2017 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 19/12/2017 from Lord Ashton of Hyde and Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lords regarding issues raised during days 1 and 2 of the report stage of the Data Protection Bill: information regulations, behavioural characteristics, processing by political parties, and automated decision-making. 2p.

HL Debate 11/12/2017 and 13/12/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0827
19-12-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 14/12/2017 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, to Lord Jones of Cheltenham regarding the number of people employed as construction workers from EU countries other than the UK. 2p.

HL3973

Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority

DEP2017-0820
19-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 19/12/2017 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector to Emma Lewell-Buck MP regarding foster carers, and public sector children's homes. 2p.

PQ 118811, PQ 118820, PQ 118821

Corporate Author: Ofsted

DEP2017-0824
19-12-2017 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 19/12/2017 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Rosser regarding issues raised during the Criminal Justice (European Investigation Order) Regulations 2017 debate: prisoner transfers to EU countries, and 'Fishing expeditions', legal advice. 3p.

HL Debate 06/12/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0813
19-12-2017 Lords  Department for Education 

Unlocking talent, fulfilling potential: a plan for improving social through education. 43p.

HL3901

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0812
19-12-2017 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 18/12/2017 from John Pullinger, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority, to Lord Blencathra, regarding i)which business, industrial or public sectors top the national statistics for productivity and ii) if countries in the G20 include the number of unemployed in their calculations of productivity. 2p.

HL4076, HL4075

Corporate Author: UK Statistics Authority

DEP2017-0805
18-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

UK national action plan on women, peace & security 2014-17. Report to Parliament. 20p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2017-0807
18-12-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 18/12/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Rosser regarding questions raised during the statement on 'Terrorist Attacks on 5 December, concerning police numbers and funding. 2p.

HL Debate 05/12/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0808
18-12-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Automatic Enrolment Review 2017: analytical report. 192p. II. Review of the automatic enrolment earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for 2018/19: supporting analysis. 27p. III. Letter dated 20/12/2017 from Guy Opperman MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the changes in the revised version of "Review of the automatic enrolment earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for 2018/19: supporting analysis" 1p. IV. Review of the automatic enrolment earnings trigger and qualifying earnings band for 2018/19: supporting analysis. REVISED version. 27p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2017-0811
18-12-2017 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 18/12/2017 from Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen to Lord Crisp regarding an issue raised during the Mental Health Services: Black and Minority Ethnic Communities debate: exclusion of carers from an initial assessment of patients. 2p.

HL Debate 28/11/2017

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2017-0814
18-12-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 18/12/2017 from Tobias Ellwood MP to Mark Lancaster MP regarding the additional costs incurred by the MOD on Operation TEMPERER, following the Manchester attack. 1p.

PQ3538

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0816
18-12-2017 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 18/12/2017 from David Lidington MP to Lucy Powell MP regarding transcripts and transparency in the context of court modernisation. 1p.

Justice Questions 05/12/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2017-0821
18-12-2017 Lords  Department of Health 

Letter from Lord O'Shuaughnessy to Baroness Jolly regarding an issue raised during an oral question on atrial fibrillation and stroke: five-yearly general health checks. 1p.

HL Oral Questions 12/12/2017

Corporate Author: Department of Health

DEP2017-0823
18-12-2017 Lords  Department of Health 

Letter from Lord O'Shaughnessy to Baroness Finlay of Llandaff regarding an issue raised during an oral question on atrial fibrillation and stroke: commissioning of ablation for treatment of atrial fibrillation and comparison with rates in other countries. 1p.

HL Oral Questions 12/12/2017

Corporate Author: Department of Health

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