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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DEP2020-0286
04-06-2020 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2018-2022: Annual Report to Parliament 2019. 45p.

Written Ministerial Statement 04/06/2020

Corporate Author: HM Government

DEP2020-0289
04-06-2020 Commons  Northern Ireland Office 

I. Letter dated 04/06/2020 from Brandon Lewis MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Letter dated 04/06/2020 from Brandon Lewis MP to Simon Hoare MP regarding the delay in establishing the payment scheme for victims of the Northern Ireland troubles. 2p.

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office

DEP2020-0282
03-06-2020 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 03/06/2020 from Baroness Berridge to Baroness Armstrong regarding the position of vulnerable and disadvantaged children in relation to the wider opening of schools. 4p.

House of Lords Oral Statement 14/05/2020

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2020-0283
03-06-2020 Commons  Wales Office 

Updated schedule of engagements between the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales and the Welsh Government during the Covid-19 outbreak. 6p.

House of Commons Oral Question 03/06/2020

Corporate Author: Wales Office

DEP2020-0284
03-06-2020 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 03/06/2020 from Baroness Barran to Peers regarding points raised during the debate on Covid-19: Museums, Galleries and Historic Buildings. 5p.

House of Lords Debate 21/05/2020

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

DEP2020-0285
03-06-2020 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 03/06/2020 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Randall of Uxbridge regarding the freezing of UK State Pensions for those who leave the UK to live elsewhere, as discussed during the debate on the Windrush Compensation Scheme. 2p.

House of Lords Debate 06/05/2020

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2020-0279
02-06-2020 Commons, Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Departmental Minute dated 2 June 2020 reporting contingent liabilities in relation to the activation of a previously approved £4 million Government Guarantee backing a borrowing facility and a new additional partially guaranteed borrowing facility of up to £26 million for Historic Royal Palaces (HRP)

Written Ministerial Statement 02/06/2020

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

DEP2020-0280
02-06-2020 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 02/06/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to the Lord Bishop of Durham regarding the impact of the two-child limit on families who have made a new Universal Credit claim since the lockdown. 1p.

House of Lords Oral Question 13/05/2020

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2020-0288
02-06-2020 Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Letter dated 02/06/2020 from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to Baroness Coussins regarding how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is supporting the British Council during the Covid-19 pandemic. 1p.

House of Lords Oral Question, 14/05/2020

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2020-0278
01-06-2020 Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

Letter dated 01/06/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding questions raised in the food supply and security debate: seasonal agricultural workers, consumption of processed foods, sugar, decision-making systems in agriculture and the environment, sustainable development goals, dairy support scheme, imported eggs, technologies to provide resilience in the food chain, malnutrition as a result of COVID-19, school meal vouchers, access for food suppliers in Northern Ireland, food safety inspections, risk to livestock, engagement with the food sector unions. 11p.

House of Lords Debate 14/05/2020

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2020-0271
29-05-2020 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 29/05/2020 from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Lord Lucas regarding reassurances to current and prospective students in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic: higher education and supporting international students. 4p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2020-0276
28-05-2020 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Victoria Atkins MP and Alex Chalk MP to Jess Phillips MP and others regarding points raised during the Second Reading of the Domestic Abuse Bill: the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, homelessness, perpetrator programmes, migrant victims, family courts, cross-examination of victims, impact on children, parental alienation, offence of coercive or controlling behaviour, Register of serial stalkers and domestic abuse perpetrators, employers, the Istanbul Convention, Universal Credit, attempted murder and the recovery of joint assets, women and girls in ethnic communities. 9p.

House of Commons Debate 28/04/2020

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2020-0272
28-05-2020 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Baroness Sugg to Members regarding issues raised in the debate on the UK’s international response to COVID-19. 5p

House of Lords Debate 18/05/2020

Corporate Author: Department for International Development, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2020-0277
27-05-2020 Lords  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

I. Letter dated 27/05/2020 from Baroness Barran to Members regarding issues raised in the debate on the challenges faced by the charitable and voluntary sector during the COVID-19 pandemic: support for small charities and museums, distribution of the financial support package, support for specific sectors, PPE for charity workers, and funding for universities that are charities. 3p. II. Letter dated 22/05/2020 from Oliver Dowden MP to MPs regarding the coronavirus community support fund. 2p.

House of Lords Debate 30/04/2020

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

DEP2020-0269
26-05-2020 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 26/05/2020 from James Brokenshire MP to Jessica Morden MP regarding the failure to bring the draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Fire and Rescue Functions) (Amendment) Order 2020 into effect. 2p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2020-0270
26-05-2020 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 26/05/2020 from Lord Greenhalgh to Lord Hodgson and Lord Fowler regarding the failure to bring the draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Fire and Rescue Functions) (Amendment) Order 2020 into effect. 2p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2020-0274
22-05-2020 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to John McDonnell MP regarding guidance issued to schools and colleges on assessing grades of students due to resit A-levels. 2p.

House of Commons Written Question 45952, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ofqual

DEP2020-0287
22-05-2020 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 22/05/2020 from Baroness Berridge to Lord Watson of Invergowrie correcting a point made about the R Rate in the answer to a recent Private Notice Question. 2p.

House of Lords Private Notice Question 20/05/2020

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2020-0267
21-05-2020 Lords  Treasury 

Letter dated 21/05/2020 from Lord Agnew to the Archbishop of York regarding issues raised during the debate on income equality and sustainability in the light of the current health emergency. 3p.

House of Lords Debate 06/05/2020

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2020-0268
21-05-2020 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 21/05/2020 from Lord Keen of Elie to Lord Davies of Gower regarding body scanners in Welsh prisons. 2p.

House of Lords Oral Question 14/05/2020

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2020-0259
20-05-2020 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 20/05/2020 from Alok Sharma MP to Darren Jones MP, Greg Clark MP and Lord Patel regarding an increase in the grant programme to support UK businesses focusing on the needs of society and industries during and following the COVID-19 pandemic. 1p.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2020-0260
20-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Format for the annual reporting of information on national programmes for protection against chemical weapons, under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC): Annex A to CWC Declaration of Protective Programmes7p.

Written Ministerial Statement 20/05/2020

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2020-0263
20-05-2020 Lords  Department of Health and Social Care 

I. Letter dated 20/05/2020 from Lord Bethell to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. Operating framework for urgent and planned services in hospital settings during COVID-19. 8p.

Corporate Author: NHS England, Department of Health and Social Care

DEP2020-0264
20-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

The European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks 26 December 2019 to 25 March 2020. 19p.

Written Ministerial Statement 20/05/2020

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2020-0265
20-05-2020 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 20/05/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Baroness Boycott regarding Universal Credit advances and deductions. 2p.

House of Lords Oral Question 13/05/2020

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2020-0273
20-05-2020 Commons  Government Equalities Office 

I. Accessible communications during COVID-19. 2p. II. Annex 1: Inclusive communications assessment. 10p.

House of Commons Written Question 47453, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Government Equalities Office

DEP2020-0256
19-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Cabinet Office 

Negotiations on the UK's future relationship with the European Union - Draft legal texts. 12 docs.

Written Ministerial Statement See also 'The Future Relationship with the EU' CP 211

DEP2020-0254
19-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Government response to the Anthony Grainger public inquiry. 20p.

Written Ministerial Statement

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2020-0255
19-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Department for International Trade 

I. Public Consultation: MFN Tariff Policy - The UK global Tariff. Government Response & Policy. 54p. II. Summary of responses. 43p.

Written Ministerial Statement

Corporate Author: Department for International Trade

DEP2020-0258
19-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

Energy performance of buildings: a consultation on changes to The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2012, No. 3118. 26p.

Written Ministerial Statement

Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

DEP2020-0266
19-05-2020 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, to Alexander Stafford MP regarding ratings of schools in Rother Valley constituency. 1p.

House of Commons Written Question 45521, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ofsted

DEP2020-0089
19-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

Energy performance of buildings: a consultation on changes to The Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2012, No. 3118. Incl. annexes. 26p.

Written Ministerial Statement 19/05/2020

Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

DEP2020-0250
18-05-2020 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 18/05/2020 from Alok Sharma MP to Darren Jones MP, Greg Clark MP and Lord Patel regarding an update on developing a vaccine for COVID-19. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2020-0251
18-05-2020 Commons  Cabinet Office 

List of national and regional publishers participating in the All in, All together COVID-19 public information advertising campaign. 3p.

House of Commons Written Question 45534, 2019-21

DEP2020-0275
18-05-2020 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 28/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Julian Lewis MP regarding GCSE and A-level grades to be awarded to pupils at improving schools in disadvantaged areas. 3p.

House of Commons Written Question 44945, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ofqual

DEP2020-0249
15-05-2020 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 15/06/2020 from the Earl of Courtown to the Archbishop of Canterbury regarding issues raised in the debate on the Housing Delivery Trust: affordable housing, and effectiveness of the Trust. 2p.

House of Lords Oral Question 18/03/2020

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2020-0252
15-05-2020 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 15/05/2020 from the Earl of Courtown to Baroness Thornhill regarding issues raised in a question on the Housing Delivery Test: the Planning White paper. 2p.

House of Lords Oral Question 18/03/2020

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2020-0257
15-05-2020 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 18/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Baroness Coussins regarding supplementary schools and assessment of grades for language students where they are or are not registered as exam centres. 2p.

House of Lords Written Question HL3763, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ofqual

DEP2020-0248
14-05-2020 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 14/05/2020 from Jeremy Quin MP to Kevan Jones MP regarding how many days each Type 23 Frigate spent at sea during 2019. 1p.

House of Commons Written Question 41912, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2020-0243
13-05-2020 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Baroness Evans of Bowes Park to Lord Newby regarding a clarification following the COVID-19 strategy statement on 12/05/2020. 1p.

House of Lords Debate 12/05/2020

Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Lords

DEP2020-0218
13-05-2020 Commons  Department for Transport 

I. Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer transport - guidance for operators. Safer working principles and risk assessment for transport operators and organisations. 22p. II. Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Grant Shapps MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the above document for deposit. 1p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2020-0242
13-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Department for International Trade 

UK-Japan Free trade agreement: The UK's strategic approach. 96p.

Written Ministerial Statement 13/05/2020

Corporate Author: Department for International Trade

DEP2020-0244
13-05-2020 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter dated 13/05/2020 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to Baroness Bennett regarding clarification of points made during the debate on Covid-19 People Living in Poverty: the Government's £500 million hardship fund, the benefit cap. 2p.

House of Lords Debate 30/04/2020

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2020-0245
12-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Treasury 

Amendment to the Note Purchase Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom and the International Monetary Fund as Trustee of the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust. (Augmenting the UK’s 2010 agreement to lend to the IMF's Trust to support economic recovery in low income countries). 4p.

Written Ministerial Statement 12/05/2020

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2020-0246
12-05-2020 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 12/05/2020 from Will Quince MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House library. 1p. II. Review of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) campaign on Universal Credit Uncovered Metro partnership and the subsequent Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) verdict [redacted]. 4p.

House of Commons Written Question 43081, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2020-0253
12-05-2020 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 18/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Feryal Clark MP regarding appeals following the issuing of exam grades. 1p.

House of Commons Written Question 44059, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ofqual

DEP2020-0241
11-05-2020 Lords  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 

Letter dated 11/05/2020 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Baroness Rock regarding a question on grant schemes to support dairy and tenant farmers. 2p.

House of Lords Oral Question 28/04/2020

Corporate Author: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DEP2020-0239
06-05-2020 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 11/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Catherine McKinnell MP regarding a question on A-level grade assessments following the cancellation of examinations as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. 2p.

House of Commons Written Question 42030, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ofqual

DEP2020-0240
06-05-2020 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 11/05/2020 from Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, to Catherine McKinnell MP regarding a question on using non-exam assessment and coursework to help determine GCSE and A-level grades. 2p.

House of Commons Written Question 42032, 2019-21

Corporate Author: Ofqual

DEP2020-0232
05-05-2020 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group Annual Report 2018. Incl. appendix. 31p.

Written Ministerial Statement 05/05/2020

Corporate Author: Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group

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