They are those publications required by Parliament to carry out its business.
Included within this category are:
- House of Commons (HC) and House of Lords (HL) Papers
- Command Papers
- HC and HL Bills
- HC and HL Debates
- HC and HL Journals
- Public General Acts
- Local Acts
- Church Measures
The term Parliamentary Papers usually refers to House of Commons Papers, House of Lords Papers and Command Papers only.