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green paper

(in Britain) a command paper containing policy proposals to be discussed, esp by Parliament
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The release of the Green Paper is timely, with Australia's population expected to reach 70 million by the end of this century.
Distance-based road user charging, favoured by the Chamber, would impose a pounds 1 charge for every ten miles travelled at peak times in the West Midlands conurbation, according to the green paper.
That is why the two-month delay in publishing the Green Paper apparently to protect Margaret Hodge, the new minister for children, is so damaging.
A consultation on the proposals in the green paper opens today and will run for 10 weeks, closing on 15 January 2016.
We believe that this green paper would appear to herald a much diminished, less popular, BBC.
That will be the purpose of the Green Paper we will launch in a few weeks' time," said Commissioner Jonathan Hill, responsible for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union.
The Green Papers are preliminary documents released with the aim of stimulating further debate and discussion.
2012) Submission to the Ministry of Social Development on the Green Paper for Vulnerable Children.
8220;We were hoping to see the Green Paper proposals in the New Year, but having already been delayed a number of times, we now fear that they have been shelved indefinitely.
The Developing Inclusive Communities Green Paper charges the districts with reducing their property portfolios, of integrating services and of further reducing 'costly' staff.
He added that the Green Paper underlines the key role that plastic plays in many industrial processes and applications, and the potential economic gains of higher recycling rates.
The Daily Post At odds: First Minister and deputy prime reported earlier this week how Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan has launched a Green Paper on the Assembly, which could reduce the number of constituencies.