Official Publications

British Government Publications Collection (BGPC)

University of Kent students have online access to the British Government Publications Collection online. The collection includes parliamentary papers and publications from government department and agencies. An index to all material published by the Stationery Office since 1980 is provided by UK Official Publications (UKOP). Containing 450,000 records from over 2000 public bodies, it is the most comprehensive source of information on official publications available.

The following sites may also be useful:

BOPCRIS - British Official Publications Collabortative Reader Information Service: a full set of 18th, 19th and 20th century British Official Publications consisting of approximately 250,000 parliamentary papers and an unknown number of non-parliamentary publications.

Official Documents - all Command Papers and House of Commons Papers, as well as key Departmental Papers published May 2005 onwards.

House of Commons Publications - includes links to House of Lords publications, research publications, Hansard and Parliamentary archives.

Official Documents Archive - a selection of full text White papers and Green papers, Consultative documents, etc. published between 1994 and 2005.

Directgov - links to central and local government departments and agencies and non-governmental organisations. The site also includes a Newsroom page, with links to recent publications.

Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) - a UK Government site operated by the National Archives.

UK National Archives - site preserving digital government information by regularly archiving UK central government websites.

News Distribution Service - press releases from UK Government.

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