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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DEP2019-0911
19-09-2019 Commons  Department for International Development 

Letter dated 19/09/2019 from Alok Sharma MP to Stephen Twigg MP regarding the DFID funding contribution 0f £87 million to support the response to the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for International Trade

DEP2019-0897
18-09-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 18/09/2019 from Lord Agnew to Lord Lexden regarding flexible working in schools and Behaviour Hubs. 1p.

HL Oral Statement 03/09/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0898
18-09-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 18/09/2019 from Lord Agnew to Lord Watson of Invergowrie regarding the 2020-21 financial settlement for 16-19 education. 1p.

HL Oral Statement 03/09/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0899
17-09-2019 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 17/09/2019 from Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP to Peter Dowd MP regarding Main Supply Estimates - Ministry of Defence expenditure. 1p.

PQ 284206, PQ 284208, PQ 284211, PQ 284216, PQ 284218, PQ 284377, PQ 284379, PQ 284381, PQ 284384, PQ 284388

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2019-0895
16-09-2019 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 16/09/2019 from John Glen MP to Jonathan Reynolds MP and Angela Thewliss MP regarding issues raised during the debate on the Financial Services (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 3) Regulations 2019: equivalence and exemption determinations by power of direction, EEA banks offering payment services in the UK. 2p.

Delegated Legislation Committee 09/09/2019

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2019-0894
16-09-2019 Commons  Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 

Letter dated 16/09/2019 from Nicky Morgan MP to Speaker, John Bercow MP and Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler regarding acquisition of a 30% shareholding in Lebedev Holdings Ltd (Evening Standard) and Independent Digital News and Media. Includes DCMS statement. 5p.

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

DEP2019-0893
16-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 16/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Rachel Reeves MP regarding publication of documents relating to smart meter roll-out. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0900
16-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 16/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Cope of Berkeley regarding conformity assessment of products placed on the UK and EU markets through CE marking after the UK leaves the EU. 1p.

PQ HL17600

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0904
16-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 16/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Mendelsohn regarding the fall in the Purchasing Managers Indices (PMIs). 1p.

HL17670

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0907
16-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 16/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth regarding electricity supplied by interconnectors. 1p.

HL17743

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0910
16-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 16/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Taylor of Warwick regarding the environmental impact of leaving de-commissioned oil rigs in the North Sea. 1p.

HL17773

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0892
13-09-2019 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 13/09/2019 from Kelly Tolhurst MP to Rachel Reeves MP regarding the document below. 1p. British Business Bank. Enabling smaller businesses to grow and prosper. Annual report and accounts 2019. 162p.

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

DEP2019-0890
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12-09-2019 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 12/09/2019 from Will Quince MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the Universal Credit Programme Board papers. 3p. II. Universal Credit Programme Board papers for April, May, June and July 2017 (without section 35 and 43 redactions) (51 docs).

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2019-0888
11-09-2019 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 11/09/2019 from Kevin Foster MP to Baroness Smith of Basildon regarding the Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Bill debate and guidance from the ONS. 1p. II. Information Paper: Guidance for questions on sex, gender identity and sexual orientation for the 2019 Census Rehearsal for the 2021 Census. 15p.

HL Debate 13/05/2019 HL Debate 04/06/2019

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office, Office for National Statistics

DEP2019-0887
10-09-2019 Commons  Treasury 

Letter dated 10/09/2019 from Jesse Norman MP to the Chair of the Treasury Select Committee regarding the Government's plans for duty free if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. 2p.

Corporate Author: Treasury

DEP2019-0884
09-09-2019 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Kevin Foster MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding document for deposit in the Libraries. 1p. II. Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill - Memorandum on the application of Standing Order No. 830 of the Standing Orders of the House of Commons [English Votes for English Laws] in respect of motions relating to Lords Amendments. 2p.

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2019-0885
09-09-2019 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Earl Courtown to Lord Tomlinson regarding statistics relating to manufacturing productivity. 2p.

HL Oral Question 03/09/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0886
09-09-2019 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP to Deidre Brock MP regarding the number of nuclear safety incidents recorded at Rosyth and Devonport in each of the last 20 years. 2p.

PQ 240575, PQ 240576, PQ 284446

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2019-0889
09-09-2019 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Justin Tomlinson MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 3 documents for deposit in the House libraries. 3p. II. Cover letter for the UK’s formal report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Disabled People. 1p. III. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland's response to select concluding observations of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: response to recommendation in paragraph 74. 20p. IV. 2019 Progress report on the UK’s vision to build a society which is fully inclusive of disabled people. 15p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Office for Disability Issues

DEP2019-0901
09-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Cope of Berkeley regarding time-limit for continuing to accept CE Marking and EU conformity assessment in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 1p.

PQ HL17601

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0902
09-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Cope of Berkeley regarding responsibility for the conformity of standards of products in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 1p.

PQ HL17602

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0903
09-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Cope of Berkeley regarding public access to the list of bodies for conformity assessment and details of standards harmonised to EU directives, in the event of a no-deal Brexit. 1p.

HL17603

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0905
09-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Bird regarding the Government's Green Finance Strategy. 1p.

HL17779

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0906
09-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth regarding the roll-out of smart meters. 1p.

HL17742

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0908
09-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Taylor of Warwick regarding incentives for carbon-neutral lifestyles. 1p.

HL17688

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0909
09-09-2019 Lords  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

Letter dated 09/09/2019 from Lord Duncan of Springbank to Lord Taylor of Warwick regarding the impact if EU businesses move supply chains away from the UK. 1p.

HL17689

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0882
06-09-2019 Commons  Northern Ireland Office 

I. Letter dated 06/09/2019 from Julian Smith MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding NIAO reports. 1p. II. Department of Justice departmental response to recommendations in the Northern Ireland Audit Office's report: Mental health in the criminal justice system. 6p. [See DEP2019-0567 for the NIAO report]

HC Debate 13/11/2017; DEP2019-0567

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office, Northern Ireland Audit Office

DEP2019-0877
05-09-2019 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 05/09/2019 from Kelly Tolhurst MP to Rachel Reeves MP regarding the following document. 1p. II. Certification Officer for Trade Unions and Employers' Associations: Annual report. 50p.

Corporate Author: Certification Officer, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0878
05-09-2019 Commons  Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 

I. Letter dated 03/09/2019 from Kelly Tolhurst to Rachel Reeves MP regarding the following document. 1p. II. Central Arbitration Committee: Annual report 2018/19. 28p.

Corporate Author: Central Arbitration Committee, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

DEP2019-0879
05-09-2019 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government 

Sprinklers and other fire safety measures in new high-rise blocks of flats. A consultation. 15p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

DEP2019-0880
05-09-2019 Commons  Cabinet Office 

I. Letter dated 05/09/2019 from Oliver Dowden MP to the Deposited Papers clerk regarding the annual abstracts of births and deaths for deposit in the Library. 1p. II. Birth summary tables, England and Wales 2018. 14p. Deaths registered in England and Wales 2018. 322p.

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office, Office for National Statistics

DEP2019-0881
05-09-2019 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 05/09/2019 from Baroness Stedman-Scott to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding the document below for deposit in the Library. 1p. II. Framework document between the Department for Work and Pensions and BPDTS Limited. 30p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2019-0883
04-09-2019 Lords  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 04/09/2019 from the Earl of Courtown to Baroness Brinton regarding the EU directive on public procurement in UK law, raised in the NHS and future trade deals debate. 2p.

HL Debate 04/07/2019

Corporate Author: Whips' Office

DEP2019-0873
03-09-2019 Commons, Lords  Department for Transport 

HS2 Chairman's Stocktake (HS2 Allan Cook Advice) [redacted]. 58p.

WMS

Corporate Author: High Speed Two

DEP2019-0874
03-09-2019 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

The United Kingdom Reserve Forces external scrutiny team. Annual report 2019. Incl. annexes. 60p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Reserve Forces and Cadets Association

DEP2019-0875
03-09-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 03/09/2019 from Lord Agnew to Lord Pendry regarding Ofsted and inspecting apprenticeship training. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0876
03-09-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 03/09/2019 from Lord Agnew to Lord Watson of Invergowrie regarding the Care to Learn scheme following the young adults and public service funding debate. 3p.

HL Debate 18/07/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0871
30-08-2019 Commons  Northern Ireland Office 

I. Letter dated 30/08/2019 from Julian Smith MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding 5 documents for deposit in the House libraries. Incl. Summary of key findings: financial and auditing reporting on the 2018-19 accounts of Government departments and other public sector bodies 3p. II. Reports by the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland for the Department for the Economy, the Department for Communities, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, the Department for Child Maintenance Services and the Legal Services Agency Northern Ireland, 2018-19 (5 docs.)

HC Debate 13/11/2017

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office, Northern Ireland Audit Office

DEP2019-0872
30-08-2019 Commons  Northern Ireland Office 

I. Letter dated 30/08/2019 from Julian Smith MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. A report on decisions taken during July 2019 by Northern Ireland Departments in accordance with the guidance issued by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland under the provisions of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018.

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office

DEP2019-0869
28-08-2019 Commons  Department for Transport 

I. Letter dated 28/08/2019 from Paul Maynard MP to Lillian Greenwood MP regarding the Prolonged Disruption Compensation Scheme for those affected by the main construction phase of High Speed Two (HS2). 2p. II. Prolonged Disruption Compensation Scheme guidance: phase one. 8p. III. High Speed Two Phase One. Prolonged Disruption Compensation Scheme policy. 6p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport, High Speed Two

DEP2019-0866
21-08-2019 Lords  Department for Education 

Letter dated 21/08/2019 from Lord Agnew to Lord Storey regarding a question raised during a debate on relationships education in schools: first aid and financial literacy. 2p.

HL Statement 16/07/2019

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2019-0863
20-08-2019 Commons  Department for Exiting the European Union 

I. Letter dated 20/08/2019 from Steve Barclay MP to Lord Boswell of Aynho regarding letter to Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen. 1p. II. Letter dated 20/08/2019 from Ambassador Tim Barrow to Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen Secretary-General, Council of the European Union, regarding attendance at EU meetings. 2p.

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2019-0861
19-08-2019 Commons  Department for Exiting the European Union 

I. Letter dated 19/08/2019 from Steve Barclay MP to Hilary Benn MP regarding the Prime Minister's letter to President Tusk. 1p. II. Letter dated 19/08/2019 from Boris Johnson MP to President of the European Council Donald Tusk regarding the Government's views concerning renegotiation of the Withdrawal Agreement and in particular the 'backstop' in the Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland. 4p.

Corporate Author: Department for Exiting the European Union

DEP2019-0858
15-08-2019 Commons  Home Office 

I. Letter dated 15/08/2019 from Priti Patel MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding consultations on Offensive Weapons Act provisions. 2p. II. Offensive Weapons Act 2019: statutory guidance - draft for consultation. 50p. III. Knife Crime Prevention Orders: guidance. 20p.

PQ 277272, PQ 277273, PQ 277274, PQ 277275

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0855
12-08-2019 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 12/08/2019 from Priti Patel MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding the Independent Review of Prevent. 2p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0860
12-08-2019 Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 12/08/2019 from Lord Keen of Elie to Baroness Uddin and Baroness Eaton regarding points raised in the debate on women in the criminal justice system:- Eden House, and safety at HMP Downview. 3p.

HL Debate 25/07/2019

DEP2019-0851
08-08-2019 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 08/08/2019 from Priti Patel MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding the publication of the Report of the National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body (NCARRB) 2019. 2p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2019-0845
07-08-2019 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 07/08/2019 from Grant Shapps MP to Lilian Greenwood MP regarding the decision to cancel the South Eastern franchise competition and extend the current franchise to April 2020. 1p.

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2019-0850
07-08-2019 Commons  Northern Ireland Office 

I. Letter dated 07/08/2019 from Julian Smith MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House libraries. 1p. II. A report on decisions taken during June 2019 by Northern Ireland Departments in accordance with the guidance issued by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland under the provisions of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018. 6p

Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office

DEP2019-0848
06-08-2019 Commons  Home Office 

Letter dated 06/08/2019 from Priti Patel MP to Yvette Cooper MP regarding the publication of the latest report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (includes link to report). 1p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

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