About Public Information Online

It is a web-based archive of searchable Parliamentary and Official documents and is the only resource which will allow you to view so many Parliamentary publications in one place as PDFs.

It contains publications from the Westminster Parliament, Scottish Parliament, Northern Ireland Assembly, National Assembly for Wales, Scottish Government and also Non-Parliamentary material

PIO combines and formats information from a wide variety of sources to produce simple, coherent documents, saving you time and effort.

To access the site, just log in to the website with your library card number.

If you don’t have a Manchester Libraries card but still want to access information from PIO, they have a solution! Just register here.

Then use the temporary UNREG library number when logging in.

About Pepper v Hart

The Public Information Online Pepper v Hart service allows you to easily follow the progress of a Bill as it goes through Parliament from introduction through to enactment and everything in between.

Quickly and easily view, search and save pages to make your own unique document based on your keywords for a particular Act, including Bills, Lords papers, Standing Committee/Public Bill Committee debates, Hansards and Acts dating back to 1919.