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House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (U.K.)

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The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (HCPP) are the most detailed primary sourcess covering the past two centuries for Britain, its colonies and the wider world. They are the working documents of government for all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy, showing how issues were explored and legislation was formed.

HCPP now includes over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary material back to 1688.
HCPP delivers page images and searchable full text for each paper, along with detailed indexing.

The database includes access to:

  • 19th century (1801-1900)
  • 20th century (1901 to the current session)
  • For more information, consult the HCCP Guide.

    Also partially available in print and microfiche. See UK Sessional Papers for more information.

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    Subjects

    History; Political Science

    Date Coverage

    1801 to current year

    Formats

    E-Books, Gov Docs