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Weekly Information Bulletin: 19th March 2011

White Papers and Green Papers

received since last Bulletin

are issued by the Government as statements of policy, and often set out proposals for legislative changes, which may be debated before a Bill is introduced. Some White Papers may invite comments.

set out for discussion, proposals which are still at a formative stage.

Not all discussion papers are published and put on general release: some are sent only to a predetermined list of consultees. This is a matter solely for the Department concerned.

Papers to which an ISBN and price are appended are normally available through The Stationery Office. For others, application should be made to the department concerned. External links provided in this section are correct as at the time of going to press, however they are not updated after that date.

White Papers


Green Papers


Draft Defamation Bill
Copies from:

Paul Norris
Legal Policy Team

Ministry of Justice
6.38, 102 Petty France
London SW1H 9AJ
Tel: 0203 334 3220
Fax: 0203 334 4035

Comments by 10 June 2011

Cm 8020
010 1802024

Impact Assessments received since the last Bulletin





Other Papers

Northern Ireland Office: Secretary of State’s Sixth Report under Section 11(1) of the Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Act 2003, HC 812

Home Office: Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, HC 862, ISBN: 010 2971217, £11.25