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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DEP2018-0932
20-09-2018 Commons  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

I. Letter dated 20/09/2018 from Margot James MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk depositing the document below in the Libraries. 1p. II. Information Commissioner's Office: Management agreement 2018-2021. 40p.

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

DEP2018-0933
20-09-2018 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 20/09/2018 from Chris Grayling MP to Lilian Greenwood MP regarding announcement of a major review of Britain's railways to be led by Keith Williams. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2018-0929
19-09-2018 Lords  Leader of the House of Lords 

Letter dated 19/09/2018 from Baroness Evans of Bowes Park to Baroness Smith of Basildon regarding issues raised following the Oral Statement updating Parliament on the Salisbury incident. 3p.

Oral Statement 05/09/2018

Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Lords

DEP2018-0930
19-09-2018 Commons  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

I. Letter dated 19/09/2018 from Sam Gyimah MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Student Loans Company Annual Report 2017-18. 112p.

Corporate Author: Department for Education, Student Loans Company

DEP2018-0934
19-09-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 19/09/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Bird regarding issues raised during a debate on prisons, including: short prison sentences, prison conditions; IPP (imprisonment for public protection) prisoners, sport, community-based solutions; learning difficulties, learning in youth custody, early release, probation; the Taylor report: review of youth justice, prison officer training; offender management, prisoners' health, purposeful activity, Muslim prisoners, new prison places, and female offenders. 9p.

HL Debate 06/09/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-0927
18-09-2018 Commons  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

I. Letter dated 18/09/2018 from James Brokenshire to Colleagues regarding the revocation of the Direction of 26 Feb 2015 as amended, in relation to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and related documents. II. Directions under Section 15(5) and (6) of the Local Government Act 1999 and Section 497A (4B) of the Education Act 1996 to Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. Incl. Explanatory memorandum. (2 docs.) III. Letter dated 18/09/2018 from Alex Powell, Deputy Director, MHCLG, to Sharon Kemp, Chief Executive, Rotherham Borough Council, regarding revised Directions. 1p. IV. Letter dated 03/08/2018 from Mary Ney, Lead Commissioner, to James Brokenshire MP and Damian Hinds MP regarding the 14th quarterly report from the Commissioners. Incl. attachment. 16p. V. Letter dated 03/08/2018 from Sharon Kemp. Chief Executive, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, to Alex, Deputy Director, MHCLG, regarding the further Directions proposed by the Secretary of State. 2p.

Corporate Author: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

DEP2018-0928
18-09-2018 Lords  Department for Education 

I. Higher Education and Research Bill: detailed impact assessments. Incl. annexes. 244p. II. Children and Social Work Bill: impact assessments. 34p.

HL9947

Corporate Author: Department for Education, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

DEP2018-0931
18-09-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 18/09/2018 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope regarding timeliness of payments as a performance indicator for Universal Credit. 2p.

HL Oral Question 05/09/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-0935
18-09-2018 Lords  Department for International Trade 

Letter dated 18/09/2018 from Baroness Fairhead to Lord Adonis regarding points raised during the second reading debate on the Trade Bill: the backstop and the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. 2p.

HL Debate 11/09/2018

Corporate Author: Department for International Trade

DEP2018-0936
18-09-2018 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 12/09/2018 from Victoria Atkins MP to Mike Gapes and James Gray MP regarding issues raised during the committee stage of the Offensive Weapons Bill: legal position relating to online platforms which advertise or sell offensive weapons. 2p.

HC Debate 11/09/2018

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2018-0920
17-09-2018 Commons  Department for International Trade 

Letter dated 17/09/2018 from Graham Stuart MP to Barry Gardiner MP regarding the point of order raised in the House on 13 Sept 2018 regarding the timing of a Department for International Trade ministerial statement. 2p.

Point of Order 13/09/2018

Corporate Author: Department for International Trade

DEP2018-0915
14-09-2018 Lords  Treasury 

Letter dated 14/09/2018 from Philip Hammond MP to Lord Forsyth of Drumlean regarding the terms of reference for the government’s Review of Post-18 Education and Funding. 1p.

HL Economic Affairs Select Committee 11/09/2018

DEP2018-0919
14-09-2018 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

I. Letter dated 14/09/2018 from David Gauke to Robert Neill MP regarding the Government consultation on reform of the legal requirements for obtaining a divorce. 1p. II. Reducing family conflict: reform of the legal requirements for divorce. 46p.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2018-0888
13-09-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Richard Harrington MP to Rachel Reeves MP and others setting out information for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. Technical notice: Appointing nominated persons to your business if there’s no Brexit deal. 3p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2018-0889
13-09-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Richard Harrington MP to Rachel Reeves MP and others setting out information for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. Technical notice: Connecting Europe Facility energy funding if there's no Brexit deal. 4p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2018-0890
13-09-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Richard Harrington MP to Rachel Reeves MP and others setting out information for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. Technical notice: European Regional Development Funding if there’s no Brexit deal. 4p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2018-0891
13-09-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Richard Harrington MP to Rachel Reeves MP and others setting out information for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. Merger review and anti-competitive activity if there's no Brexit deal. 7p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2018-0892
13-09-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Richard Harrington MP to Rachel Reeves MP and others setting out information for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. Running an oil or gas business if there’s no Brexit deal. 7p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2018-0893
13-09-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Richard Harrington MP to Rachel Reeves MP and others setting out information for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. Technical notice: Satellites and space programmes if there’s no Brexit deal. 8p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2018-0894
13-09-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2018 from Richard Harrington MP to Rachel Reeves MP and others setting out information for a ‘no deal’ scenario. 1p. II. Technical notice: Trading goods regulated under the ‘New Approach’ if there’s no Brexit deal. 9p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

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