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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DEP2017-0553
15-09-2017 Lords  Department for Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 15/09/2017 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Lord Beecham regarding funding of the Valuation Office Agency. 2p.

HL Debate 11/09/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Communities and Local Government

DEP2017-0545
14-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

The six-monthly report on Hong Kong 1 January to 30 June 2017. 26p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2017-0546
14-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Treasury 

I. Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital gains. 19p. II. Exchange of letters between the United Kingdom and Bermuda replacing the 2007 arrangement between the two Governments for the exchange of information with respect to taxes. 20p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Revenue and Customs

DEP2017-0548
14-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Wales Office 

The UK Government's response to the report of the Electoral Commission on the May 2016 elections to the National Assembly for Wales. 9p.

WMS

DEP2017-0550
14-09-2017 Commons  Department for Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 14/09/2017 from Sajid Javid MP to David Lammy MP regarding health assessments and bereavement counselling following the Grenfell Tower disaster. Incl. attached briefing "Overview of mental health and emotional wellbeing offer for Grenfell" 8p.

HC Oral Statement 05/09/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Communities and Local Government

DEP2017-0549
14-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Judicial Conduct Investigations Office annual report. 8p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Judicial Conduct Investigations Office

DEP2017-0552
14-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Education 

I. Primary assessment in England. Government consultation response. 41p. II. Primary school pupil assessment: Rochford Review recommendations Government consultation response. 30p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0547
14-09-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 14/09/2017 from Earl Howe to Lord Touhig regarding questions asked during the National Shipbuilding Strategy debate, including: implementation, price and development of Type 31e, the defence industrial strategy and civilian headcount reductions. 2p.

HL Debate 06/09/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0554
14-09-2017 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 14/09/2017 from Earl Howe to Baroness Jolly regarding questions asked during the National Shipbuilding Strategy debate: the timescale of Type 31e and the shipbuilding market. 2p.

HL Debate 06/09/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0544
13-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 23/08/2017 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Paul Wiles, Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material, regarding the Government response to the Annual report on the retention and use of biometric material. 4p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2017-0532
12-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Foreign policy, defence and development. A Future partnership paper. 24p.

WMS

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2017-0535
12-09-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 12/09/2017 from Penny Mordaunt MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk. 1p. II. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council Position Paper 37: Anxiety and depression in teachers and healthcare workers. 24p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2017-0536
12-09-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 12/09/2017 from Penny Mordaunt MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk. 1p. II. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council Position Paper 40: Lymphatic and haematopoietic cancers and occupational exposure to trichloroethylene. 34p.

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

DEP2017-0537
12-09-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 12/09/2017 from Penny Mordaunt MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk. II. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council Position Paper 38: Noise, occupational deafness and IIDB (Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit). 30p.

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

DEP2017-0538
12-09-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 12/09/2017 from Penny Mordaunt MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk. 1p. II. The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council Position Paper 39: Renal cancer and occupational exposure to trichloroethylene. 36p.

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

DEP2017-0540
12-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Government Chemist: review 2016. 34 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2017-0543
12-09-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Ticketing and settlement agreement. Schedule 17 - regulated stations [opening hours of ticket offices] (28 July 2015). 45p.

PQ 8467

DEP2017-0551
12-09-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 12/09/2017 from Michael Fallon MP to Sylvia Hermon MP regarding the centenary of the formation of the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS). 1p.

HC Debate 06/09/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0531
11-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

I. The Government hospitality wine annual statement 2016-17. 9p. II. Annex A: wine and spirit consumption and sales: April 2016-March 2017. 4p. III. Annex B: GH wine stock list. 23p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Government Hospitality

DEP2017-0533
11-09-2017 Commons  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Letter dated 11/09/2017 from David Davis MP to Dominic Grieve QC MP regarding issues raised during the debate on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill relating to the approach to EU Law. 3p.

HC Debate 07/09/17

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2017-0534
11-09-2017 Lords  Department for Communities and Local Government 

List showing numbers of households accepted as unintentionally homeless and in priority need from 2005-2016. 1p.

HL993, HL994, HL995

DEP2017-0541
11-09-2017 Lords  Department for International Trade 

Letter dated 11/09/2017 from Baroness Sugg to Lord Adonis regarding an update to a response to a Parliamentary Question concerning costs for the recruitment of staff to DIT. 1p.

PQ HL747

Corporate Author: Department for International Trade

DEP2017-0542
11-09-2017 Commons  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

I. Letter dated 11/09/2017 from Tracey Crouch MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding documents relating to the Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Consequential Amendments) Order 2017 for deposit in the Libraries. 1p. II. The Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Conversion) Regulations 2017 - draft version (together with its Impact Assessment). 2 docs. III. The Index of Company Names (Listed Bodies) Order 2017 - draft version. 2p. III. Explanatory Memoranda for both draft statutory instruments. 2 docs.

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

DEP2017-0539
07-09-2017 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 07/09/2017 from Lord Prior of Brampton to Baroness Young of Old Scone regarding the Thames Tideway Tunnel project, correcting information given during a debate on deregulation: public services and health and safety. 1p.

HL Debate 13/07/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2017-0527
06-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Exiting the European Union 

I. The comparison of EU-UK positions on citizens' rights (joint technical note). 16p. II. Confidentiality and access to documents. Position paper. 4p. III. Continuity in the availability of goods for the EU and the UK. Position paper. 4p. IV. Enforcement and dispute resolution. A future partnership paper. 14p. V. Future customs arrangements. A future partnership paper. 16p. VI. Northern Ireland and Ireland. 30p. VII. Providing a cross border civil judicial cooperation framework. A future partnership paper. 13p. VIII. Collaboration on science and innovation. A future partnership paper. 16p. IX. Technical note: existing contracts for the supply of nuclear material. 2p. X. Technical Note: functionality and protocol 7. 3p. XI. Technical Note: spent fuel and radioactive waste. 2p. XII. The exchange and protection of personal data. A future partnership paper. 15p

WMS

DEP2017-0528
06-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Corporate governance reform: the Government response to the green paper consultation. Incl. annexes. 69p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2017-0529
06-09-2017 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

I. National shipbuilding strategy: the future of naval shipbuilding in the UK. Incl. annex. 56p. II. National Shipbuilding strategy (NSBS): factsheet. 2p.

Oral Statement 06/09/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0526
05-09-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 05/09/2017 from Guy Opperman MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Social Security. The Social Fund (Budgeting Loan) Amendment Directions 2017. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2017-0524
03-09-2017 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 03/08/2017 from Philip Hammond MP to Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England regarding extension of asset purchase facility. 1p.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2017-0523
01-09-2017 Lords  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Letter dated 01/09/2017 from Baroness Anelay of St Johns to Lord Adonis regarding expenditure on the recruitment of staff to the Department for Exiting the European Union in response to a written question. 2p.

PQ HL747

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2017-0521
29-08-2017 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Accounting Officer system statement. Department for Work and Pensions, August 2017. 23p. II. Letter dated 29/08/2017 from David Gauke MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the Accounting Officer System Statement for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2017-0519
24-08-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

I. Letter dated 24/08/2017 from Paul Maynard MP to Lilian Greenwood MP regarding draft Accessibility Action Plan consultation. 2p. Accessibility action plan consultation: a transport system that is open to everyone. 73p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0520
24-08-2017 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 24/08/2017 from Lord Keen of Elie to Lord Beecham regarding follow up to an oral question on sentences of imprisonment for public protection (IPP): how many IPPs who were five years or more over their tariff have since been released. 1p.

HL Oral Question 20/02/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2017-0518
21-08-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 21/08/2017 from the Earl Howe to Baroness Randerson regarding the additional income generated through leases to civilian aviation companies enabling them to use RAF Northolt. 1p.

PQ HL1172

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0517
14-08-2017 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 14/08/2017 from Lord Nash to Baroness Manzoor regarding local authorities not advising schools on which students are entitled to pupil premium and free school meals. 1p.

HL Debate 04/07/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0522
14-08-2017 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 14/08/2017 from Lord Nash to Baroness Manzoor regarding local authorities and advice to schools on students' entitlement to the pupil premium and free school meals. 1p.

HL Debate 04/07/2017

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2017-0515
10-08-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 10/08/2017 from Chris Grayling MP to Lilian Greenwood MP regarding the award of the West Midlands rail franchise. 3p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0516
07-08-2017 Commons  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

I. Letter dated 07/08/2017 from Matt Hancock MP to Damian Collins MP regarding the forthcoming Data Protection Bill. 1p. II. A new Data Protection Bill: our planned reforms. Statement of intent. Incl. annex. 30p.

Corporate Author: Department for Culture, Media and Sport

DEP2017-0509
02-08-2017 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 02/08/2017 from Lord Keen of Elie to Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers regarding clarification of an answer to a question on imprisonment for public protection prisoners. 1p.

HL Oral Questions 20/07/2017

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2017-0505
01-08-2017 Commons  Treasury 

I Letter dated 01/0/2017 from Andrew Jones MP to Anneliese Dodds MP regarding publication of a consultation paper. 2p. II. Financing growth in innovative firms: a consultation. 76p.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2017-0510
01-08-2017 Commons  Speaker 

I. Letter dated 08/2017 from the Speaker to the Deposited Papers Clerk attaching: II. Letters of congratulations on the occasion of the Queen's birthday from the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, and President of the Parliament of Montenegro. 7p.

Corporate Author: Speaker

DEP2017-0512
01-08-2017 Commons  Speaker 

I. Letter dated 08/2017 from the Speaker to the Deposited Papers Clerk attaching: II. Multiple letters expressing condolences for the Westminster, Manchester arena, and London Bridge attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire, from the Speaker of the Islamic Parliament of Iran, Speaker of the National Assembly of Kuwait, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland, Leader of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, President of the Lebanese National Assembly, Speaker of the People's Representatives Assembly of the Republic of Tunisia, President of the National Assembly of Quebec, President of the Hellenic Parliament, Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, President of the German Bundestag, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria, Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan, Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly, President of the Luxembourg Parliament, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, President of the Austrian Parliament, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Victoria, Speakers of the Parliament of Canada, President of the National Legislative Assembly of the Kingdom of Thailand, Speaker of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, Speaker of the Danish Parliament, Secretary General of the House of Representatives of Japan, Speaker of the House of Representatives Uruguay, President of the National Council of Monaco, President of the Storting - Norwegian Parliament, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. 75p.

Corporate Author: Speaker

DEP2017-0506
31-07-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 31/07/2017 from Mark Lancaster MP to Douglas Chapman MP regarding Army recruits who have completed their training in Scotland and joined the Royal Regiment of Scotland. 2p.

PQ 71509

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0507
31-07-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 31/07/2017 from Mark Lancaster MP to Douglas Chapman MP regarding recruits to the Royal Regiment of Scotland in 2016/17. 2p.

PQ 71508

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0508
31-07-2017 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 31/07/2017 from Mark Lancaster MP to Kevan Jones MP regarding numbers of recruits into the Army by regiment and Future Reserve 2020 in 2016/17. 3p.

PQ 61395

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2017-0504
28-07-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 28/07/2017 from Chris Grayling MP to Lilian Greenwood MP regarding update on the Government's work to review aviation security on flights into the UK: the large electronic device ban. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0513
28-07-2017 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 28/07/2017 from Paul Maynard MP to Lilian Greenwood MP regarding new rail investment to improve journeys and support the economy in West Wales, Durham and the Warrington, Bristol and Reading areas. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2017-0503
27-07-2017 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 27/07/2017 from Ben Wallace MP to the Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee, Yvette Cooper MP. 3p. II. Post Implementation Review of The Channel Tunnel (International Arrangements) (Amendment) Order 2012. 5p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2017-0494
26-07-2017 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 26/07/2017 from Margot James MP to Rachel Reeves MP and Rebecca Long-Bailey MP regarding enforcement of the National Minimum Wage and overnight "sleep-in" shifts for social care workers. Incl. attachment. 4p.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2017-0497
26-07-2017 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 26/07/17 from Margot James MP to Rachel Reeves MP and Rebecca Long-Bailey MP regarding a document for deposit in the House Library. 1p. II. British Bank annual report and accounts 2017. 124p.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, British Business Bank

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