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Examples of official publications

Find guidance on publishing for government organisations, producing Command and House of Commons Papers and copyright issues. 

Publishing guidance

A short introduction to some of the processes involved in the publishing industry and why these are important for government organisations to consider when producing publications.

Publishing parliamentary papers

Information for organisations producing papers laid before Parliament as Command, House of Commons or un-numbered Act Papers. These papers include consultations, policy proposals, draft bills, treaties, annual reports and accounts, government responses and reports of inquiry. 

The guidance includes background information on the different types of papers, how to produce them, the application of copyright and re-use statements and where to find further advice and support.