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Hansard (hăn´sərd), name given to the official record of the proceedings of the British Parliament, named after the Hansard family of printers. Luke Hansard (1752–1828) was printer to the House of Commons and published Journals of the House of Commons (1774–1828) based on information from other printed sources. William Cobbett began (1804) a series of unofficial reports of the debates that was printed by Luke's son, Thomas Curson Hansard (1776–1833), who took over the enterprise in 1812. The reports were published by the family firm until 1890 and by different contractors until 1909, when the House of Commons instituted a series of official reports. The House of Lords followed suit in 1917, and substantially verbatim daily reports became available. Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, the reports are still generally referred to as Hansard, and the name appears on the title page.

See J. C. Trewin and E. M. King, Printer to the House (1952).

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Hansard Colloquial name for the daily record of the proceedings of the British Houses of Parliament. Named after Luke Hansard (1752–1828), printer to the Commons, who compiled unofficial reports, these verbatim records have continued to be referred to as ‘Hansard’, even though the family sold their publishing interest in 1889. The responsibility now rests with The Stationery Office.

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Hansard the official verbatim record of debates in the British, Canadian, Australian, or New Zealand parliament. It is named after Thomas C. Hansard (1776–1833), an English printer whose company originally printed it.

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Hansard official record of Parliamentary Debates, which began to be printed in 1805 by T. L. Hansard.

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