Hansard - House of Commons debates

Read today's debate in the Commons three hours after it happens. You can also browse Commons Hansard, since November 2009, by date and by MP from 2006–07 as well as read Public Bill and General Committee debates.

Today's Commons debates

Read debates in the House of Commons and Westminster Hall updated during the sitting. Proceedings in the Commons Chamber are published three hours after they happen

By date

Read debates, statements and written answers by date since November 1988

By MP

Find debates, statements and questions by MP back to 2006-07

Today's Written Statements

Read written statements made by Ministers on policy or government actions

Today's Public Bill and General Committee debates

Read debates from Commons Public Bill and General Committee meetings

Public Bill Committee debates

Public Bill Committee debates arranged by session and Bill committee name

General Committee debates

General Committee debates arranged by session and committee name

Historic Hansard

Read House of Commons Historic Hansard for debates from 1803-2005

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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.