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Research Guides

Public policy: key government resources

A guide to governmental and grey literature sources for public policy research prepared by Sam-chin Li, University of Toronto Libraries.



White and Green Papers

National Audit Office

Research publications

  • 1996+
  • research briefings produced by the Libraries of both Houses and by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
  • Parliamentary research handbook

Parliamentary Papers (Sessional Papers)

  • 1715+
  • working documents of government (also known as parliamentary papers or blue books)
  • includes bills, command papers, and white papers

Ipsos MORI

  • public opinion research

UK Data Archive

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