Deposited papers

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.

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DEP2015-0154
04-02-2015 Commons  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

I. Letter dated 04/02/2015 from Tobias Ellwood MP to John Stanley MP and Richard Ottway MP regarding the United Kingdom's revised national report to the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Confernce. 1 p. II. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s national report pursuant to Actions 5, 20, and 21 of the NPT Review Conference final document. 24 p.

Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

DEP2015-0149
04-02-2015 Commons, Lords  Home Office 

Independent inquiry into child sexual abuse: criteria for Chairman. 1p.

Oral statement 04/02/2015

DEP2015-0146
04-02-2015 Commons  Department for Education 

Table showing children looked after in foster placements by legal status and placement location as at 31 Mar 2013. 2p.

PQ 222762

DEP2015-0148
04-02-2015 Commons, Lords  Department of Health 

I. Social care funding reform impact assessment. 86p. II. Draft Statutory Instrument. The Care and Support (Cap on Care Costs, etc.) Regulations 2015. 6p. III. The Care Act 2014: consultation on draft regulations and guidance to implement the cap on care costs and policy proposals for a new appeals system for care and support. 123p.

WMS 4/2/2015

Corporate Author: Department of Health

DEP2015-0150
04-02-2015 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 04/02/2015 from John Hayes MP to John McDonnell MP regarding the transfer of Highways Agency staff and TUPE principles. 2p.

HC Deb 26.1.2015

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2015-0151
04-02-2015 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 04/02/2015 from John Hayes MP to Roberta Blackman-Woods MP regarding the Government's policy on zero carbon homes and the proposed small sites exemption. 2p.

HC Deb 26.1.2015

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2015-0152
04-02-2015 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 04/02/2015 from John Hayes MP to Grahame M Morris MP regarding non-conventional gas extraction processes in relation to the Infrastructure Bill. 2p.

HC Deb 26.1.2015

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2015-0153
04-02-2015 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 04/02/2015 from John Hayes MP to Joan Walley MP regarding the Environmental Audit Committee's recommendation for a legal duty on air quality to be placed on the future Highways England. 2p.

HC Deb 26.1.2015

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2015-0156
04-02-2015 Commons  Department for Transport 

Letter dated 04/02/2015 from John Hayes MP to Richard Burden MP regarding his concerns around the use of the term "constructive dismissal" in an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill. 2p.

HC Debate 26/01/2015

Corporate Author: Department for Transport

DEP2015-0143
03-02-2015 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Triennial review: advisory panel on public sector information. Report on stage one only. Incl. appendices. 26p.

WMS 3/2/2015

Corporate Author: National Archives

DEP2015-0135
02-02-2015 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Justice 

National standards for the management of offenders in England and Wales. Applicable from 1st February 2015. 6 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: National Offender Management Service, Ministry of Justice

DEP2015-0138
02-02-2015 Commons  Cabinet Office 

Letter dated 02/02/2015 from William Hague MP to Natascha Engel MP regarding the e-petition entitled: End non-stun slaughter to promote animal welfare. 1p.

Corporate Author: Leader of the House of Commons

DEP2015-0139
02-02-2015 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 02/02/2015 from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Lord Foulkes of Cumnock regarding the Recall of MPs Bill - overseas convictions. 3 p.

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2015-0140
02-02-2015 Commons  Department for Work and Pensions 

Letter sent by DWP to people when they have been allocated their National Insurance number via the adult allocation process. 1 p.

PQ 221829

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions, Jobcentre Plus

DEP2015-0142
02-02-2015 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 02/02/2015 from Lord Bates to Baroness Thomas of Winchester and others regarding the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee report on the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill. 3p.

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2015-0147
02-02-2015 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 02/02/2015 from Andrew Selous MP to Andy Slaughter MP regarding the debate on the draft Judicial Pension Regulations 2015 on 27 Jan 2015. 2p.

Delegated Legislation Committee 27/01/2015

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2015-0141
30-01-2015 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 30/01/2015 from Lord Bates to Lord Marlesford regarding the electronic cancellation of passports, security vetting of Border Force and Home Office staff and border technology systems. 3 p.

HL Debate 13/10/2015

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2015-0115
29-01-2015 Lords  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Lord Young of Norwood Green and others regarding the National Minimum Wage penalty and additional rights for those on zero hours contracts. 2p.

HL Grand Committee Debate 26/01/2015

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

DEP2015-0123
29-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Department of Health 

Winterbourne View: transforming care two years on. Incl. appendices. 83p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, Department of Health, Local Government Association, Care Quality Commission, Health and Social Care Information Centre, Public Health England, NHS England

DEP2015-0117
29-01-2015 Lords  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

I. Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Lord Stevenson of Balmacara and others regarding the Revised Impact Assessment of the Pubs Code and Adjudicator. 1p. II. Pubs Statutory Code and Adjudicator Impact Assessment. 32p.

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

DEP2015-0124
29-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Department of Health 

Language controls for nurses, midwives, dentists, dental care professionals, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians: proposed changes to the Dentists Act 1984, the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001, the Pharmacy Order 2010 and the Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) order 1976. A four country consultation report. 29p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department of Health

DEP2015-0128
29-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Defence 

Government response to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Gurkha welfare. 14p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2015-0127
29-01-2015 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

I. Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Chris Grayling MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Data management. Document regarding an information loss relating to the Azelle Rodney Inquiry, the Robert Hamill Inquiry and the Mark Duggan Inquest 1p.

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2015-0131
29-01-2015 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to colleagues regarding an amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill at Lords Third Reading on 5 Feb 2015.

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2015-0122
29-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Ministry of Justice 

Tables showing inquests into service deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan a) pre 16 May 2006, b) between 16 May 2006 and 31 March 2007, c) between 1 April 2007 and 31 August 2011, d) in Afghanistan since 1 September 2011, e) service deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan for which there was no formal inquest, f) service personnel overseas (not Iraq or Afghanistan) repatriated through RAF Brize Norton and g) civilians who died in Iraq repatriated via RAF Brize Norton between March 2003 and July 2005. 28 p.

WMS

DEP2015-0118
29-01-2015 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Lord Popat to Lord Teverson regarding Eurostar direct services. 1p.

HL Questions 22/01/2015

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2015-0119
29-01-2015 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Lord Popat to Lord Rosser regarding the Motor Vehicles (Variation of Speed Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations and the national speed limit for heavy goods vehicles. 3 p.

HL Grand Committee Debate 22/01/2015

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2015-0120
29-01-2015 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Lord Popat to Lord Harris of Haringey regarding incident in the Channel Tunnel and potential use of Stratford International Station. 1 p.

HL Oral Questions - Supplementary 22/01/2015

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2015-0121
29-01-2015 Lords  Whips Office 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Lord Popat to Lord Dykes regarding incident in the Channel Tunnel and new rolling stock for Eurotunnel and Eurostar. 1 p.

HL Oral Questions - Supplementary 22/01/2015

Corporate Author: Whips Office

DEP2015-0126
29-01-2015 Commons  Department for Education 

Implementation of recommendations from “Report into allegations concerning Birmingham schools arising from the ‘Trojan Horse’ letter – July 2014”. 12 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2015-0130
29-01-2015 Commons  Ministry of Defence 

I. Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Anna Soubry MP to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding documents for deposit in the Library. 1 p. II. Dear colleague letter dated 26/01/2015 from Anna Soubry MP regarding second reading of the Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) Bill. 2 p. III. Draft Armed Forces (Service Complaints) Regulations 201[]. 7 p. IV. Draft Armed Forces (Service Complaints Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 201[]. 5 p. V. Armed Forces (Service Complaints Ombudsman Investigations) Regulations 201[]. 4 p.

HC Debate 02/02/2015

Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence

DEP2015-0125
29-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Communities and Local Government 

I. Preventing ‘backdoor’ charging at household waste recycling centres. 9 p. II. Enforcing the Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity. Equality statement. 20 p. III. Letter dated 29/01/20915 from DCLG to Chief Executive, the Royal Borough of Greenwich, regarding the Local Government Act 1986 - Notice under Section 4A(5) and Equality statement. 1 p. IV. Notice to Royal Borough of Greenwich regarding compliance with the Publicity Codel 4 p. V. Letter dated 29/01/2015 from DCLG to Chief Executives to all Principal Councils in England regarding the Proposed Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2015. 2 p. VI. Draft Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2015. Draft regulations and explanatory note of proposed changes. 48 p. VII. Council Tax and Business Rates. Powers of entry. 8 p.

WMS

DEP2015-0133
29-01-2015 Lords  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan regarding the Government’s approach to payment under construction contracts - project bank accounts. 2 p.

HL Grand Committee Debate 07/01/2015

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

DEP2015-0132
29-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Foreign and Commonwealth Office 

Afghanistan: monthly progress report. November - December 2014. 8 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Department for International Development, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Defence

DEP2015-0144
29-01-2015 Lords  Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Baroness Neville-Rolfe to Lord Mendelsohn regarding the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill: Director disqualification provisons - Part 9. 5 p.

HL Debate 19/01/2015

Corporate Author: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

DEP2015-0137
29-01-2015 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 29/01/2015 from Lord Bates to Lord Harris of Haringey regarding further information on the UK's capability to respond to a terrorist firearms attack post-Paris and additional funding for the Counter-Terrorism Policing network in 2015-16. 2 p.

DEP2015-0076; HL Debate 13/01/2015

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2015-0116
28-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Communities and Local Government 

I. The Elphicke-House Report. From statutory provider to housing delivery enabler. Review into the local authority role in housing supply. Incl. annexes. 74p. II. The Government's initial response to the Elphicke-House report. 2p. III. Table showing New Homes Bonus allocations, including previous delivery, by local authority, 2015/16. 14p. IV. Building more homes on brownfield land: consultation proposals. 19p. IV. Local development orders for housing development on brownfield land: invitation to bid. Incl. annex. 10p.

WMS

DEP2015-0129
28-01-2015 Commons  Communities and Local Government 

Letter dated 28/01/2015 from Eric Pickles MP to Stephen Gilbert MP regarding the European Regional Development Fund Programme (ERDF). 1p.

Corporate Author: Communities and Local Government

DEP2015-0134
28-01-2015 Commons  Speaker 

I. Letter dated 28/01/2015 from the Speaker to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the Library. 1 p. II. Letter from HE Galust Sahakyan, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia regarding an issue relating to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and a report relating to Nagorno-Karabakh. 2 p.

Corporate Author: Speaker, National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

DEP2015-0107
27-01-2015 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 27/01/2015 from Andrew Selous MP to Philip Davies MP regarding numbers of offenders released from prison for offences committed during the public disorder disturbances in London in 2011 and who subsequently re-offended and were returned to prison. 2 p.

PQ 204646

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2015-0108
27-01-2015 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 27/01/2015 from Andrew Selous MP to Sadiq Khan MP regarding the number of incidents reported in contracted out and public prisons. 10 p.

PQ 199515

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2015-0109
27-01-2015 Commons, Lords  Prime Minister 

Britain’s promise to remember: the Prime Minister’s Holocaust commission report. 68 p.

WMS

Corporate Author: Cabinet Office

DEP2015-0111
27-01-2015 Lords  Home Office 

Letter dated 27/01/2015 from Lord Bates to all Peers regarding the Counter-terrorism and Security Bill - Part 5 the duty to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism. 4 p.

DEP2015-0078

Corporate Author: Home Office

DEP2015-0110
27-01-2015 Commons  Prime Minister 

Letter dated 20/01/2015 from Sir John Chilcot to David Cameron MP regarding update on the progress of the Iraq Inquiry. 1 p. II. Letter in reply from David Cameron MP. 1 p.

PQ 221681

Corporate Author: Iraq Committee of Inquiry

DEP2015-0103
26-01-2015 Commons  Department for Education 

Letter dated 26/01/2015 from Nick Gibb MP to Graham Stuart MP regarding publication of GCSE subject content for art and design, dance, music, computer science and physical education and A Level content for dance, music and physical education. Incl. subject content documents. 11 docs.

Corporate Author: Department for Education

DEP2015-0104
26-01-2015 Commons  Ministry of Justice 

Letter dated 26/01/2015 from Mike Penning MP to Andy Slaughter MP regarding details of the contracts awarded to Capita Group across Government Departments. Incl. annex. 3p.

PQ 213485

Corporate Author: Ministry of Justice

DEP2015-0105
26-01-2015 Commons  Department of Health 

The Family-Nurse Partnership Programme in England: Wave 1 implementation in toddlerhood and a comparison between Waves 1 and 2a of implementation in pregnancy and infancy. 130 p.

PQ 221202

Corporate Author: Department of Health, Birkbeck College

DEP2015-0114
26-01-2015 Lords  Treasury 

Letter dated 20/01/2015 from Georgina Philippou, Acting Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), to Lord Mendelsohn regarding the fines levied by the FCA and the Financial Services Authority (FSA). 1p.

PQ HL4097

Corporate Author: Financial Conduct Authority

DEP2015-0101
23-01-2015 Lords  Department for Work and Pensions 

I. Letter dated 23/01/2015 from Lord Freud to the Deposited Papers Clerk regarding a document for deposit in the House Libraries. 1p. II. Universal Credit national expansion: tranche two. 5p.

Corporate Author: Department for Work and Pensions

DEP2015-0106
23-01-2015 Lords  Advocate General for Scotland 

Letter dated 23/01/2015 from Lord Wallace of Tankerness to Baroness Smith of Basildon regarding the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2015 and legal challenges to infrastructure projects. 2 p.

HL Grand Committee debate 22/01/2015

Corporate Author: Advocate General for Scotland

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