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U.K. Parliamentary Papers

A guide to the interface used for the Parliamentary Papers


Use this guide for information on how to search in the Parliamentary Papers interface, and for information on the House of Commons and House of Lords papers. 

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Guide Contents

Other Resources


There are several modules included in the U.K. Parliamentary Papers database.  Institutional purchases and subscriptions vary, so check the information available on the Advanced Search page to see what is available to you.

Modules in the U.K. Parliamentary Papers

  • House of Commons 18th Century *
  • House of Commons 19th Century
  • Public Petitions to Parliament, 1833-1918
  • House of Commons 20th Century
  • House of Commons 21st Century (3 parts)
    • Module 1 (2005-2010)
    • Module 2 (2010-2015)
    • Module 3 (2015-2022)
  • House of Lords, 1800-1910
  • Hansard, 1803-2005 (included for free)

* The 18th Century Collection includes the following materials:

  • Harper Collection of Private Bills (1695-1814)
  • House of Commons Sessional Papers (1715-1800)
  • House of Lords Sessional Papers (1714-1805)
  • Journals of the House of Commons (1688-1834)
  • Journals of the House of Lords (1688-1834)
  • Local and Personal Acts (1797-1834)
  • Parliamentary Register (1780-1796)

MARC Records & Usage Statistics

MARC records for the Parliamentary Papers are available through the ProQuest Administrator Module (a.k.a. the PAM). 

To retrieve MARC records for your purchases, please go to the PAM and click the link in the left column for Title Lists/MARC records, and then on the link Request MARC records.

Usage statistics on the legacy platform (though 11/15/2016) can be found there.  Usage statistics for the new platform are available in the ProQuest Administrator Module (PAM).