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House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP) includes the complete file of House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, also known as Sessional Papers or Blue Books, dating from 1715 through to today.
To read the documents online, select the Reading View option under the first page of a document to increase the size of the text.
The search option allows you to restrict your search by date.
The browse option allows you to browse by century - e.g. 18th century or 19th century - as well as general subject headings.

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The Library subscribes to the following collections:

  • 18th century (1688-1834)
  • 19th century (1801-1900)
  • 20th century (1901-2003/04 session)
  • Hansard (1803-2005)



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