These are papers which bear the wording, "Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for [name of government department] by Command of Her Majesty". They form into six main groups:
The tools available for finding out about and accessing House of Commons Papers and Bills will also help you find Command Papers, so see our 'Commons' libguide.
The Hartley Library has comprehensive print and online access to Command Papers since their inception in 1833, but new Command Papers are nearly all freely available online. Use this link to gov.uk's Command and Act papers section as a starting point.
For an online one-stop-shop covering all Command Papers from 1833 - 2009/2010, along with a wealth of other parliamentary materials, members of this University may use HCPP: House of Commons Parliamentary Papers.
Public Information Online, available to members of this University, is building an archive of Command Papers. This currently has all Command Papers from 2001 onwards.
The links below provide some examples of recent Command Papers.