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LSBU Harvard Referencing: Parliamentary debate

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Find Hansard reporting from the Houses of Parliament here Hansard - UK Parliament

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • HC or HL Deb date of debate
  • Title of debate
  • Volume number
  • Column number
  • Web address
  • Date accessed



HC or HL Deb date of debate. Title of the debate, volume number, column number. Available from: [Accessed day month year].


HC Deb 2 February 2021. Covid-19: Court Estate, vol 688, col 825. Available from: [Accessed 3 Februrary 2021].

In-text citation: (HC Deb 2 February 2021)

Hansard reference



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