Command Papers

Command Papers, non-Parliamentary in origin but presented to Parliament "By Command of Her (His) Majesty" are included in the Sessional Papers. Command Papers include government "White" (policy) papers, "Green" (consultative documents for general discussion) papers, some annual reports, state papers such as treaties, Committees of Inquiry and significant Royal Commission reports. Search the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers for Command Papers by date, author, number or chair.