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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DEP2018-1123
15-11-2018 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 15/11/2018 from David Lidington MP to William Cash MP and others regarding 5 documents for deposit in the House Library. 1p. II. Draft agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community. Incl. annexes. 585p. III. Outline of the political declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom. 7p. IV. State of play of the negotiations under Article 50 TEU on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. 2p. V. Explainer for the agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union. 56p. VI. Technical explanatory note: Articles 6-8 of the Protocol on Northern Ireland. 2p.

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2018-1127
14-11-2018 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 14/11/2018 from Sarah Newton MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Framework document between Department for Work and Pensions and Office for Nuclear Regulation. Incl. appendix. 32p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Office for Nuclear Regulation

DEP2018-1121
13-11-2018 Lords  Department for Exiting the European Union 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Lord Callanan to Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town regarding Government engagement with consumer bodies attaching a list of ministerial engagements with consumer bodies. 6p.

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2018-1120
13-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Linda Steele, Her Majesty's Inspector, Ofsted, to Theresa Grant, Chief Executive, Northamptonshire County Council, regarding the focused visit to Northamptonshire local authority children’s services. 5p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ofsted

DEP2018-1125
13-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Beecham and others regarding the Government's Education and Employment Strategy for Adult Prisoners. 1p.

HL Oral Question 5/11/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1126
13-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 13/11/2018 from Baroness Vere of Norbiton to Lord Ramsbotham and others regarding the Prosper website 1p.

HL Oral Question 5/11/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1112
12-11-2018 Commons  Home Office 

I. Asylum accommodation and support: schedule 2. Statement of requirements. Incl. annexes. 117p. II. Advice, issue reporting and eligibility support: schedule 2. Statement of requirements. 106p.

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DEP2018-1115
12-11-2018 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Earl Howe to Lord Rosser and others regarding how the burden of proof in relation to the reasonable excuse defence under clause 4 of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill will operate and how clause 4 will interact with section 118 of the Terrorism Act 2000, as discussed at Committee Stage 2p.

HL Debate 29/10/2018

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1116
12-11-2018 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Earl Howe to Lord Stunell regarding issues raised during the Committee Stage of the Counter-terrorism and Border Security Bill: designated area offences and the Spanish Civil War. 2p.

HL Debate 29/10/2018

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1117
12-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Adonis regarding issues raised during the Second Reading of the Duchy of Cornwall Bill: the amount of tax paid by the Prince of wales, the increase in the Sovereign Grant. 2p.

HL Debate 26/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1118
12-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 12/12/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Berkeley regarding the right to enfranchisement raised in the debate on the Duchy of Cornwall Private Members Bill. 2p.

HL Debate 26/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1119
12-11-2018 Lords  Whips' Office 

Letter dated 12/12/2018 from Lord Young of Cookham to Lord Fox regarding departmental responsibilities for skills and government plans in relation to the NIS Directive (EU Directive on the security of network and information systems), as raised in the cyber threats debate. 3p.

HL Debate 18/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2018-1124
12-11-2018 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 12/11/2018 from Sajid Javid MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding issues relating to the Windrush generation: review of historical removals and detentions, the compliant environment, the compensation scheme, assisting undocumented children to regularise their status. 1p. II. Monthly update to the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) on the work of the Home Office in relation to Windrush. 12p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2018-1111
11-11-2018 Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 11/11/2018 from Earl Howe to Baroness Hamwee regarding the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: designated area offence - question raised during committee stage. 2p.

HL Debate 29/10/2018

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2018-1114
09-11-2018 Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

I. Letter dated 09/11/2018 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Lord de Mauley and Lord Carrington regarding whether an item with detachable ivory elements falls under the de minimis exemption in the Ivory Bill and the assessment of the ivory content of items (particularly items containing integral voids) for the purpose of the de minimis criteria. 2p. II. Letter dated 29/10/2018 from Lord de Mauley and Lord Carrington of Fulham to Lord Gardiner of Kimble regarding the definition of the term "integral" 2p. III. Letter dated 31/10/2018 from Lord de Mauley to Lord Gardiner of Kimble regarding voids in objects that incorporate ivory and how they should be dealt with when assessing the de minimis proportion of ivory. 1p.

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2018-1105
07-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 7/11/2018 from David Lidington MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Fortieth Annual Report on Senior Salaries 2018: Report No. 89. Incl. appendices. 137p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office, Senior Salaries Review Body

DEP2018-1106
07-11-2018 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 7/11/2018 from Lord Agnew to Lord Watson and Lord Black regarding the Music and Dance Scheme, as discussed during the debate on music education in schools. 2p.

HL Debate 18/10/2018

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2018-1096
06-11-2018 Commons  Department for Transport 

I. Letter dated 6/11/2018 from Chris Grayling MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. East West Railway Company: framework document. Incl. appendix. 28p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2018-1099
06-11-2018 Commons, Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Delivering collective defined contribution pension schemes: public consultation. 53p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2018-1090
06-11-2018 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 6/11/2018 from Baroness Manzoor to Baroness Hamwee regarding an issue raised during the debate on the Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018: the use of communications data in the protection of citizens from crime and terrorism. 1p.

HL Debate 30/10/2018

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

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