The British Government puts out a wide variety of publications which can be divided into two categories; Parliamentary and Non-Parliamentary publications. The term Parliamentary Publications describes everything that is published and which relates to Parliament and its work, including agendas and legislation.
Parliamentary Publications may be subdivided as follows:
a) House of Lords Publications:
b) House of Commons Publications:
c) Papers presented to Parliament by Command:
d) Acts and Measures:
Parliamentary Papers refers only to particular groups of papers which come before either House and are included in one of a numbered series. Parliamentary Papers are also known as the British Sessional Papers.