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White Paper

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Parliaments
White PaperˌWhite ˈPaper noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PGPan official report from the British government, explaining their ideas and plans concerning a particular subject before a new law is introducedGreen Paper
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White PaperThe details would be spelled out in a White Paper due out in the autumn.Revised proposals were presented in a White Paper in December 1985.Although the White paper states the importance of the informal sector there are few concrete proposals as to how this will develop.The general view amongst campaigners is that there is no time to waste in organising to defeat the White Paper.Clearly, the difference between the original proposals put forward in the White Paper and the final solution in 1977 is enormous.In that respect, the White Paper represents a major shift in decision-making about health care priorities.
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