House of Lords
Papers and Bills
The House of Lords publishes substantially fewer papers than the Commons. Until the 1986/87 session both Bills and Papers were numbered in one single sequence, but from session 1987/88 they were split into two separately numbered series.
Finding Lords parliamentary papers
- 2006/07 to date: Public Information Online contains the full text of all Lords Bills and Papers. It is updated daily
- 1959/60-2008/09: the Library has complete printed sets of Lords papers. There are a very small number of Bills and Papers from before this date. Apply to Document Supply for any paper not held by the Library. Papers for the years 2003/04-2008/09 are located in Official Publications in the Brotherton Library (West building floor 3), and the remainder are kept on West floor 2
- A selection of papers is available on the House of Lords website.
Referencing Lords parliamentary papers
Library guidance is available on how to reference Lords parliamentary papers.