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UK National and Local Government and Political Parties

These sites are the main sources of UK Government information on the Internet. Coverage is not consistent and changes rapidly. Many official documents appear on these sites before the printed versions are available. Many of the sites listed below effectively link with each other.

UK Government & Legislation
GOV.UK - The Government Information Service, with links to Departments and other public bodies
UK Legislation - full text of Acts and Statutory Instruments
Scotland Legislation
Wales Legislation
Northern Ireland Legislation


UK Parliament Sites
United Kingdom Parliament
Hansard: debates of the House of Commons and House of Lords
Scottish Parliament
National Assembly of Wales
Northern Ireland Assembly

Government Publications
The Stationery Office - the agent of government publishing
Office for National Statistics

Regional and Local Government
Durham County Council
Directory of UK Local Authorities

Major Political Parties
Labour Party
Conservative Party
Liberal Democrats
Green Party
Scottish National Party
Plaid Cymru
Ulster Unionist Party
Democratic Unionist Party
Sinn Féin
SDLP

Further Links
United Kingdom - an extensive list of links to UK official publications, from Keele University