Leeds University Library

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.  

Find Lords parliamentary papers

Find Lords Bills and Papers from 2006/07 to the present on Public Information Online. It is updated daily.

Printed sets of earlier papers, dating from 1959/60 to 2008/09, can be found in the Library store. You can request items from the store by going to the item's catalogue record and selecting "In store-request here"

A selection of papers are available on the House of Lords website.

Referencing Lords parliamentary papers

Library guidance is available on how to reference Lords parliamentary papers.