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ProQuest British Parliamentary Papers Collection, 18th-21st Centuries

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"The Parliamentary Papers empowers researchers to explore the British perspective on historical and contemporary events through a vast and authoritative archive of official government documents spanning three centuries.

Parliamentary Papers is the only resource to collate these documents in full. Researchers can seamlessly access the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st century papers, and the Hansard parliamentary debates, via a single interface, cross-searching across topics to see how issues were explored and legislation formed.

For libraries, the Parliamentary Papers ensures provision of the essential primary sources students need to develop their critical acumen and it supports topics of interest to departments as varied as Engineering, English, and Social Policy. For faculty and students, it creates new opportunities for teaching and learning.

The tailored research environment drives historical research forward with powerful tools for discovering information."

This database includes access to:

  • Bills and Acts 1695-2022
  • Command Papers 1833-2022
  • House of Commons Papers 1715-2022
  • House of Lords Papers 1715-1910
  • Hansard Parliamentary Debates 1803-2005
  • Journals 1688-1834
  • Debates 1774-1805
  • Histories and Proceedings 1660-1743

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