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Command Papers

Information relating to the production and publication of Command Papers, which include White Papers, Green Papers, diplomatic documents, responses to Select Committee reports, reports of major committees of inquiry and departmental reports, and where to find previously published Command Papers.

Publishing guidance

Guidance on publishing, copyright and access matters relating to official publications.

Official Publishing Updates

Official Publishing Updates advise on changes in requirements and promote awareness of best practice in official publishing.

Finding and obtaining publications

How to find and obtain official publications, including parliamentary and statutory publications (including Acts and Statutory Instruments), and the publications of over 2500 official bodies.


What you can find in the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes, their history, and how to access them.

Official publishing FAQs

Find the answers to frequently asked questions on official publications.

Supplying publications to MEPs

All UK Members of the European Parliament receive a subsidy on official publications - find out how to claim.

Public Library Access Scheme

Local authority-funded public libraries receive a subsidy on official publications - check what's covered and how to claim.