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command paper

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a government document that is presented to Parliament, in theory by royal command. See also green paper, white paper
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So, in support of this Command Paper, we will continue other long-term work to explore options for a new station that will be able to accommodate both Northern Powerhouse Rail and High Speed 2 trains.
The Transport Secretary has published a command paper High Speed Two: from Crewe to Manchester, the West Midlands to Leeds and beyond, setting out todays announcement in more detail.
In 2008, the Command paper, 'The Nation's Commitment: Cross-Government Support to our Armed Forces, their Families and Veterans' was presented to the UK parliament.
The Lib Dem leader has previously claimed to have blocked an alleged Tory attempt to make a link between a floor and a referendum on the Assembly taking some powers over income tax - and a Command Paper ahead of St David's Day proposing the floor said there was only an "expectation" of a referendum being held.
e command paper is expected to propose that the Assembly will gain the power to decide on its own name, its number of members, and the system used to elect AMs.
That a command paper will be published by the end of October, that the heads of agreement between the parties and further devolution will come in November and that the draft legislation, the laws that will form the Scotland Bill and eventually the Scotland Act, will be ready by the end of January.
The long-term funding was announced in the 2013 Spending Review along with the Department for Transport's 'Action for Roads', a command paper that sets out the long-term vision for the road network from 2015.
The Government''s Rail Command Paper sets out its vision for the future of our railways, and it''s a frightening read for those who rely on the country''s rail network.
The Government has published the long awaited Command Paper Action for Roads: A network for the 21st Century, which sets out a way forward for investing in our road network.
I am particularly proud to have represented our armed forces in government and to have produced the Service Personnel Command Paper that raised the level of compensation for those injured on operations.

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