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2. What does a white paper do?

  • Nothing really, it has no purpose
  • Forms the basis of a new act of parliament
  • Allows a green paper to be issued
  • Whatever it wants to do

3. What is the role of the House of Lords?

  • To draw up a white paper
  • To complement the work of the HoC
  • To write a green paper
  • To make new laws

4. When is a white paper issued?

  • When the Government is considering making a new law
  • Whenever the Government feel like issuing one
  • After a green paper
  • Before a green paper

5. What is the aim of a green paper?

  • To make law
  • To make Parliament aware of matters of current concern
  • To allow interested parties to comment on the subject and give feedback on its suggestions within an agreed time scale
  • To allow the government to make a white paper


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