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General sites

  • Business Link  - small business service, including regulatory guidance and forms
  • Directgov - widest range of government information and access to official publications
  • - responsible for administering and providing access to the government's information policy
  • - includes search facility for news items and press releases from government departments


Legal departments and agencies

For other government departments, executive agencies and non governmental bodies use the Directgov A-Z of Central Government


Official publications

  • BOPCRIS Ford Collection - The Ford selections of British Parliamentary Papers 1801-1995 is a finding aid to British Official Publications. This database has now been incorporated into the University of Southampton Library catalogue.
  • The Daily List of British government publications back to 2000
  • - responsible for administering the government's information policy, and includes links to legislation, command papers, and copyright information
  • Official documents site - from May 2005, all Command Papers and House of Commons Papers, as well as key departmental papers available in PDF format. Some earlier papers also available.
  • UK National Archives web archive - site preserving digital government information by regularly archiving UK central government websites
  • UKOP - United Kingdom Official Publications database. Subscription service (Kent only). (Click on Account Login tab)



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Last Updated: 05/04/2019