British Government and Politics
Departments, publications, reports

General British Sites


 Government  Departments and other Organisations


 Government Publications


Individual UK  Reports


UK Politics


UK Political Parties


International Government



General British Sites

  • Gov.UK  formerly DirectGov: website of the UK government: get straight through to public services including services from local councils: now

  • a family of sites enabling citizens to connect to decision makers

  • UK Resilience : public information during events of national importance

  • Unlocking Innovation: UK data online

UK Government Departments and Other National Organisations

Note that Government Departments have an annoying habit of changing their names and web addresses. Departments may be split or they may gobble up other departments,

UK Government Publications

Individual British Government Reports

Often Government reports are removed or have their addresses changed. The original web addresses may be taken over by commercial companies

A good place to search for a vanished report is on the Official Documents Archive website.

By Chairman's Name

  • Acheson Report: Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health 1998

  • Bain Review: Independent review of the fire service 2002 : now unavailable but some information on Wikipedia

  • Bichard  Inquiry Report 2004: an independent inquiry set up after the murders of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman, into the manner in which the police had handled intelligence about Ian Huntley's past and about the vetting processes which ultimately led to his employment in a local school.

  • Black Report : Reducing Health Inequalities: an Action Report 1980

  • Butler Review: Review of Intelligence on Weapons of Mass Destruction:  published 14/07/04

  • Cantle Report: community cohesion 2001

  • Chilcot Inquiry  The Iraq Inquiry 2009-

  • Cullen Report : Dunblane Massacre 1996

  • Cullen Report: and other information Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry 2001

  • Dearing Committee Report: National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education 1997

  • Eddington  Transport Study Dec. 2006

  • Follett Report: The Royal Society Inquiry into Infectious Diseases in Livestock 2002

  • Higgs Report: :Review of the Role and Effectiveness of Non-executive Directors 2003

  • Hutton Inquiry: Investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Dr. David Kelly: Report published 28th Jan 2004

  • Hutton Inquiry: Independent Public Service Pensions Commission:  now includes final report March 2011

  • Independent Asylum Commission: Fit for Purpose Yet? interim findings 2008

  • :Jenkins Report The Report of the Independent Commission on the Voting System 1998

  • Keith Report: the Zahid Mubarek Inquiry 2006. Vol. 1. Vol.2

  • King Report: Drugs-Facts: the report of the RSA Commission on Illegal Drugs, communities and Public Policy. 8th March 2007 may be downloaded  from the RSA Website                   

  • Laming Report: the Victoria Climbie Inquiry 2003

  • Laming Report: the protection of children in England: a progress report 2009: appears to be unavailable but recommendations etc. are available at the Community Care Website

  • Leveson Inquiry: culture, practice and ethics of the press. 2012-

  • Macpherson Report: The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry 1999

  • Neill Committee Report : The Funding of Political Parties in the United Kingdom 1999:

  • Nolan Committee: Review on Child Protection in the Catholic Church in England and Wales 2001: as often happens, the review is no longer online. There is relevant information on the Catholic Office for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults (COPCA)

  • Nolan Committee: Standards in Public Life: 1st report 1994

  • Nolan Committee: Standards in Public Life. Second Report

  • Norgrove Report: Family Justice Review Final Report. 2011

  • Peat Report: report to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales 13th March 2003

  • Hayden Phillips Enquiry 2007:  the review of the funding of political parties: now archived

  • Phillips Report: BSE inquiry 2000

  • Power Inquiry 2006

  • Runciman Report: Drugs and the law: report of the Independent Inquiry into the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

  • Saville Report: Bloody Sunday Inquiry

  • Smith Report: Audit Committees Combined Code Guidance 2003

  • Smith Report  Independent Inquiry into the issues arising from the case of Dr. Harold Shipman 2005

  • Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change 2006: archived

  • Stevens' Report: Operation Paget Inquiry Report into the allegation of conspiracy to murder Diana, Princess of Wales and Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed (Dec.14th 2006)

  • Turner Report. a new pension settlement for the Twenty-First century: the second report of the Pensions Committee 2005

  • Widgery Report: Report of the Tribunal appointed to inquire into the events on Sunday, 30th January 1972 which led to loss of life in connection with the procession in Londonderry on that day

  • Wreck Commissioners Report of the re-opened formal investigation into the loss of the FV Gaul 2004

By Title

Medical Reports

UK Politics

UK Political Parties

International Government and Institutions


Recently added sites

Links to other topics


Compiled by Sylvia Milne (Chester, England).
Updated 02/01/15
Links checked 19/08/14



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