Public authorities

Found 60 public authorities in the category ‘Ministerial departments’

Also called AGO. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) provides legal advice and support to the Attorney General and the Solicitor General (the Law Officers) who give leg...
345 requests.
The Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and ensures the effective running of government. They are also the corporate headquarters for government...
1864 requests.
Also called BEIS. The department brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change. The department...
379 requests.
Also called BERR. On the 5th of June 2009 the Government created a new Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Department was created by merging BERR and DIU...
Defunct.
82 requests.
Also called BIS. As of July 2016 department's responsibilities have been taken on by Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. On the 5th of June 2009...
Defunct.
688 requests.
Also called DCSF. On the 12 May 2010 the Government created a new Department for Education. FOI requests to the successor department can be made via: http://www.whatdot...
Defunct.
288 requests.
Also called DCAL. As of the 9th of May 2016 the Department for Culture, Arts and Leisure (Northern Ireland) was dissolved with its responsibilities largely taken on by t...
Defunct.
53 requests.
Also called DCMS. Until 3 July 2017 this department was known as the 'Department for Culture, Media and Sport'[1]
620 requests.
Also called DfE. The Department for Education was formed on 12 May 2010 and is responsible for education and children's services. It replaces the Department for Childr...
4276 requests.
Also called DELNI. As of the 9th of May 2016 the Department for Employment and Learning (Northern Ireland) was dissolved. Many of its responsibilities have been taken on...
Defunct.
54 requests.
Also called Defra.
1219 requests.
Also called DEEU. The Government department responsible for overseeing negotiations to leave the EU and establishing the future relationship between the UK and EU. Un...
214 requests.
Also called Infrastructure-NI. Prior to 9 May 2016 the department was called the Department for Regional Development (Northern Ireland)
142 requests.
Also called DIUS. On the 5th of June 2009 the Government created a new Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The Department was created by merging BERR and DIU...
Defunct.
35 requests.
Also called DFID. The Department for International Development (DFID) is the part of the UK government that manages the UK's aid to poorer countries and aims to eliminat...
338 requests.
Also called DIT. The overall responsibility for promoting British trade across the world. The Department for International Trade was created in July 2016, its role is t...
145 requests.
As of the 9th of May 2016 the Department for Social Development (Northern Ireland) was dissolved with its responsibilities largely taken on by the Depa...
Defunct.
264 requests.
Also called DfT. The Department for Transport (Welsh: Adran am Drafnidiaeth) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited nu...
2130 requests.
Also called DWP. The DWP is responsible for welfare and pension policy, and is one of the largest departments within the UK Government.[1] Requests to the Pensions Ser...
10879 requests.
Also called DENI.
116 requests.
Also called DECC. As of July 2016 department's responsibilities have been taken on by Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The Department brings t...
Defunct.
421 requests.
Also called DETI. As of the 9th of May 2016 the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (Northern Ireland) was replaced by the Department for the Economy (Norther...
Defunct.
29 requests.
Also called DoF (NI). Known as Department of Finance and Personnel (Northern Ireland) until 9th May 2016.
268 requests.
Also called DHSC. Known as the the Department of Health (DH) until January 2018. The department is responsible for health and social care in England.[1] The Depart...
3074 requests.
Formerly known as the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland)
233 requests.
Also called DOJNI. The criminal records checking organisation AccessNI is a branch of the Department of Justice (Northern Ireland), request to AccessNI can be made here.
130 requests.
This body ceased to exist on the 9th of May 2016 following a restructuring of Northern Ireland government departments, its responsibilities have been t...
Defunct.
76 requests.
Previously the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (Northern Ireland)
113 requests.
Also called UK Export Finance. Export Credits Guarantee Department, the United Kingdom’s export credit agency, uses "UK Export Finance" as an "operating name". (See their "About Us"...
61 requests.
On 1st April 2009, Fisheries Research Services was merged into the Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency.
Defunct.
3 requests.
Also called FCO.
1363 requests.
Also called HM Inspector of Education. HMIE was merged with Learning and Teaching Scotland to create Education Scotland
Defunct.
15 requests.
Also called HM Treasury. Her Majesty's Treasury is the UK government department responsible for public finance policy and economic policy.[1] The Treasury maintains the Combine...
1504 requests.
On 1st October 2015 Historic Scotland and Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland were dissolved and their functions and p...
Defunct.
33 requests.
You cannot use this website to obtain immigration advice or ask questions about your own case. You also cannot ask for IHS refunds, BRP replacements or...
12001 requests.
Also called MOD. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is the UK government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and for the British Armed For...
5845 requests.
Also called MHCLG. Prior to January 2018 this body was called the Department for Communities and Local Government. The ministry is responsible for National Planning Ca...
1462 requests.
Also called MoJ. The Ministry of Justice is one of the largest government departments, employing over 70,000 people. Under the Freedom of Information Act, you have the...
4622 requests.
Also called NIO.
101 requests.
Also called Number 10. 10 Downing Street is the official residence and the office of the British Prime Minister. The office helps the Prime Minister to establish and deliver...
1258 requests.
Also called PCO. See also: Privy Council
69 requests.
73 requests.
The Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency (SCDEA) is a statutory body, maintained by the Scottish Police Services Authority (SPSA). The FOISA 200...
Defunct.
10 requests.
On 1 April 2009, the Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency and Fisheries Research Services were merged with the Scottish Government Marine Directorate t...
Defunct.
9 requests.
977 requests.
141 requests.
Also know as the "Office of the Secretary of State for Wales" and the "Welsh Office".
56 requests.
Also called Welsh Government. The Welsh Government is the institution which supports the work of the Welsh First minister and his cabinet. The work of the government is scrutinised...
836 requests.

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