The Stationery Office

The Stationery Office (TSO) is a British publishing company created in 1996 when the publishing arm of Her Majesty's Stationery Office was privatised.[1] It is the official publisher and the distributor for legislation, command and house papers, select committee reports, Hansard, and the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes, the UK government's three official journals of record.[2] With more than 9,000 titles in print and digital formats published every year, it is one of the UK's largest publishers by volume.[3]

The Stationery Office Ltd
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryPublishing
PredecessorHer Majesty's Stationery Office
Founded1996
HeadquartersLondon, England, UK
ParentWilliams Lea Tag
Websitewww.tso.co.uk

TSO provides services, consultancy, and infrastructure to deliver all aspects of the information lifecycle. TSO developed the website legislation.gov.uk with The National Archives, providing full access to the statute book as open data.[4]

The TSO OpenUp platform is a collection of integrated services available as Software as a Service (SaaS), with the aim of providing a scalable and resilient platform that allows organisations to store, query, and enrich their data.[citation needed]