Public authorities

Found 61 public authorities in the category ‘Ministerial departments’

The Cabinet Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet.[1] The Cabinet O...
1717 requests.
Also called BEIS. The department brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change. The department...
286 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.
562 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...
3732 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.
1142 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...
175 requests.
Also called Infrastructure-NI. Prior to 9 May 2016 the department was called the Department for Regional Development (Northern Ireland)
118 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...
302 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...
109 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...
1940 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...
10145 requests.
Also called DENI.
103 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.
321 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...
2940 requests.
Formerly known as the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland)
255 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.
146 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)
273 requests.
Also called ECGD. The Export Credits Guarantee Department, the United Kingdom’s export credit agency, uses "UK Export Finance" as an "operating name". (See their "About...
61 requests.
On 1st April 2009, Fisheries Research Services was merged into the Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency.
Defunct.
3 requests.
Also called FCO.
1236 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...
1400 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 about IHS refunds, BRP replacements,...
11927 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...
5406 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...
1356 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...
4054 requests.
Also called NIO.
120 requests.
Also called Number 10. The Prime Minister or PM is the Head of the UK Government, based in 10 Downing Street ("Number 10"). The Prime Minister is ultimately responsible for t...
1195 requests.
Also called PCO. See also: Privy Council
62 requests.
68 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.
884 requests.
127 requests.
160 requests.
Also know as the "Office of the Secretary of State for Wales" and the "Welsh Office".
52 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...
762 requests.

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