Hansard

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Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.wikipedia
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Thomas Curson Hansard

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It is named after Thomas Curson Hansard (1776–1833), a London printer and publisher, who was the first official printer to the parliament at Westminster.
In the same year, William Cobbett, a newspaperman, began to print the Parliamentary Debates.

Division of the assembly

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Since 1909—and for important votes before then—Hansard has listed how members have voted in divisions.
(If only one Member objects, his objection may be noted on the Hansard, but no vote is taken.)

William Cobbett

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William Cobbett (1763–1835), a noted radical and publisher, began publishing Parliamentary Debates as a supplement to his Political Register in 1802, eventually extending his reach back with the Parliamentary History.
This unofficial record of parliamentary proceedings later became known officially as Hansard.

Fillet (redaction)

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The names of the speakers were carefully "filleted"; for example, Sir Robert Walpole was thinly disguised as "Sr. R―t W―le".
It was used for example in parliamentary reports published in The Gentleman's Magazine from 1738 onwards under the title of the "Debates in the Senate of Magna Lilliputia" in which in order to circumvent the prohibition of the publication of parliamentary debates of the English Parliament the real names of the various orators were filleted or replaced by pseudonyms or anagrams; for example, Sir Robert Walpole was thinly disguised as Sr. R——t W——le.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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It is named after Thomas Curson Hansard (1776–1833), a London printer and publisher, who was the first official printer to the parliament at Westminster.
Written Questions are submitted to the Clerks of the Table Office, either on paper or electronically, and answers are recorded in The Official Report (Hansard) so as to be widely available and accessible.

Stockdale v Hansard

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In the resulting case of Stockdale v Hansard, the court found that the House held no privilege to order publication of defamatory material.
In 1836, the official parliamentary reporter Hansard, by order of the House of Commons, printed and published a report stating that an indecent book published by a Mr. Stockdale was circulating in Newgate.

Brass Crosby

In 1771 Brass Crosby, who was Lord Mayor of the City of London, had brought before him a printer by the name of John Miller who dared publish reports of Parliamentary proceedings.
No further attempts had ever been made to prevent the publication of Parliamentary debates, facilitating the emergence of Hansard, until May 2009 when Carter-Ruck, a law firm, attempted to stop The Guardian newspaper from reporting a question asked in the House by Paul Farrelly MP, or to report that it had received such an injunction.

Machine translation

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This makes it a natural parallel text, and it is often used to train French–English machine translation programs.
Statistical machine translation tries to generate translations using statistical methods based on bilingual text corpora, such as the Canadian Hansard corpus, the English-French record of the Canadian parliament and EUROPARL, the record of the European Parliament.

House of Commons of the United Kingdom

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In 1839, Hansard, by order of the House of Commons, printed and published a report stating that an indecent book published by a Mr. Stockdale was circulating in Newgate Prison.
Public debates are recorded and archived in Hansard.

Parliament of Australia

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The Parliament of Australia also keeps record of debates, using the term Hansard.
Proceedings of committees are considered to have the same legal standing as proceedings of Parliament, they are recorded by Hansard, except for private hearings, and also operate under Parliamentary privilege.

Philippe Gigantès

In one instance, during a Liberal filibuster in the Senate of Canada, Senator Philippe Gigantès was accused of reading one of his books only so that he could get the translation for free through the Hansard.
In his book Nice Work: The Continuing Scandal of Canada's Senate, journalist and author Claire Hoy wrote that Gigantes, during a filibuster in the Senate, read one of his books into the record; another senator suggested that he did this to get the work translated into French for free by parliamentary staff responsible for Hansard.

Written ministerial statement

Hansard also publishes written answers – known as written ministerial statements – made by Government ministers in response to questions formally posed by members.
Written statements can be accessed by the public in Hansard.

Filibuster

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In one instance, during a Liberal filibuster in the Senate of Canada, Senator Philippe Gigantès was accused of reading one of his books only so that he could get the translation for free through the Hansard.

Fuddle duddle

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There is a popular misconception that "fuddle duddle" was coined as a euphemism by the Hansard reporter who prepared the official transcript of Trudeau's words for that parliamentary session.

Pepper (Inspector of Taxes) v Hart

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The case then went to the House of Lords, which, making use of statements in Parliament as recorded in Hansard, found in favour of Hart.

TheyWorkForYou

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For example, TheyWorkForYou's version of Hansard may be searched, and each section has its own permalink so that it can be shared easily.

Parliament of Singapore

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Among other things, the secretariat organizes the business of Parliament and its committees, managing tasks such as the simultaneous interpretation of debates in the House and the preparation of Hansard (the official reports of Parliamentary debates).

Hansard Society

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The Society is named after the Hansard Parliamentary Record, which publishes the proceedings of the British parliament.

States Assembly

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Since December 2005 the States of Jersey have released a complete written record of everything that members say during question time, statements and debates in the States Assembly using Hansard, similar to the UK parliament.

Edward Cave

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The Senate of Magna Lilliputia was printed in Edward Cave's The Gentleman's Magazine, which was first published in 1732.

The Gentleman's Magazine

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The Senate of Magna Lilliputia was printed in Edward Cave's The Gentleman's Magazine, which was first published in 1732.

Robert Walpole

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The names of the speakers were carefully "filleted"; for example, Sir Robert Walpole was thinly disguised as "Sr. R―t W―le".