Public authorities

Found 73 public authorities in the category ‘Other central government bodies’

The Adjudication Panel for Wales is an independent tribunal. Their function is to determine alleged breaches by elected and co-opted members of Welsh...
6 requests.
Also called AFBI The Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute (AFBI) was created on 1st April 2006 by joining the Science Service of the then Department of Agriculture and...
43 requests.
Also called AAIB The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is part of the Department for Transport and is responsible for the investigation of civil aircraft accide...
57 requests.
Also called BFEG The Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group provides independent ethical advice to Home Office ministers on issues related to the use of biometrics and f...
18 requests.
This body was known as the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland until 14 May 2021. 1,2
13 requests.
Also called BCNI This authority is based in Northern Ireland, or primarily serves Northern Ireland.
13 requests.
Also called British Pharmacopoeia
25 requests.
Also called BSI BSI is the UK’s National Standards Body, sometimes referred to as BSI group. This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act...
23 requests.
The British Wool Marketing Scheme (Approval) Order, 1950 gave the board significant powers to regulate the sale of wool.
8 requests.
Also called CCAV "The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) is a joint Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Department for...
9 requests.
Not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Under the terms of the Chevening Estate Act 1959 the Prime Minister has the responsibility of no...
5 requests.
Looking for advice on immigration? You can't request immigration advice or an update on your immigration case using WhatDoTheyKnow – find out why. P...
118 requests.
Also called CSA The Child Support Agency has been replaced by the Child Maintenance Service.
437 requests.
This authority is based in Northern Ireland, or primarily serves Northern Ireland.
10 requests.
The Claims Management Regulator was a unit of the Ministry of Justice that regulated companies providing claims management services to England and Wale...
1 request.
Also called Cafre An agency within the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. It has campuses in Enniskillen, Greenmount and Loughry. This authority is based...
14 requests.
Also called DASA Defence Analytical Services Agency has closed[1]. We suggest sending requests to the Ministry of Defence instead.
22 requests.
Also called DIO Service personnel: before asking the DIO / MOD about service accommodation, please be aware that the request and any response will be visible on the In...
366 requests.
Also called DSAB
3 requests.
Also called DBS Please do not use this website for personal correspondence with the Disclosure and Barring Service such as following up a disclosure application. Cli...
269 requests.
Also called EPC The Emergency Planning College is owned by the Cabinet Office and managed by Serco.
4 requests.
The Equitable Life Payment Scheme has been set up by HM Government to make payments to Equitable Life policyholders who loss out as a result of Governm...
6 requests.
The Family Justice Board is the primary forum for setting direction for the family justice system and overseeing performance.
3 requests.
Also called FRC The FRC is designated as a public authority in relation to the FRC’s exercise of certain powers it holds. (see sections 1252(3) and 1228(3) of the Comp...
29 requests.
9 requests.
The Government Legal Profession was previously known as The Government Legal Service.
40 requests.
Also called GO-Science The Government Chief Scientific Adviser leads the Government Office for Science. The Government Office for Science provides the secretariat for th...
122 requests.
Also called GORS
11 requests.
The Groceries Code Adjudicator (the GCA) is the independent regulator ensuring that regulated retailers treat their direct suppliers lawfully and fairl...
11 requests.
Also called HSL The Health and Safety Laboratory is an independent agency of the Health and Safety Executive.
8 requests.
Also called HMCPSI If you are planning to make a request to the Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate please consider if it would be better to address it to the Crow...
58 requests.
To hear appeals from bookmakers regarding the amount of levy payable to the Horserace Betting Levy Board.
6 requests.
The authority supports the delivery of all types of infrastructure and major projects: ranging from railways, schools, hospitals and housing, to defenc...
28 requests.
Also called The Judicial Office The Judicial Office reports to the Lord Chief Justice – its purpose is to support the judiciary in upholding the rule of law and in delivering justice...
234 requests.
Also called LGBCE The Commission was established on 1 April 2010, and takes on the functions of the Boundary Committee for England. It is responsible for conducting rev...
44 requests.
Also called MAIB
21 requests.
The Office for Artificial Intelligence is a part of Department for Science, Innovation & Technology and is responsible for overseeing implementati...
11 requests.
Also called OLS The Office for Life Sciences is part of the Department of Health and Social Care and the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology.
1 request.
The Office of the Parliamentary Counsel is a group of government lawyers who specialise in drafting legislation. Part of the Cabinet Office but we...
23 requests.
Our present understanding is that the Official Custodian for Charities is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 The Official Custodian...
25 requests.
Correspondence to the Official Receiver for Blackpool is directed to the Birkenhead office. Insolvency Service Contact page. We have been informed...
8 requests.
Also called OSPT It appears that the Official Solicitor is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Previously known as the Official Solicitor.
22 requests.
Also called Boundary Commission for England
34 requests.
Also called PCGN "The Permanent Committee on Geographical Names (PCGN) is an inter-departmental body which was established in 1919. Its principal function is to advi...
6 requests.
The Tribunal makes legally binding decisions about national listing of new varieties of plants, UK plant variety rights and certain forestry matters....
13 requests.
Also called RWM RWM is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority ("NDA"). RWM is responsible for implementing Government Policy on Geologic...
36 requests.
Also called RAIB The RAIB is an organisation with responsibility for independently investigating railway accidents with the aim of improving safety. RAIB's work covers...
38 requests.
Also called SVAP The Security Vetting Appeals Panel is an independent avenue of appeal for Civil Service staff and contractors whose security clearance has been refused...
8 requests.
The Review Body on Senior Salaries (SSRB) provides independent advice to the Prime Minister, the Lord Chancellor, the Secretary of State for Defence, t...
19 requests.
Also called Sentencing Council
22 requests.
Also called Service Complaints Commissioner This body was replaced by the Service Complaints Ombudsman.
6 requests.
Also called SPA
27 requests.
The Shareholder Executive's objective was to be an effective shareholder of businesses owned or part-owned by the Government. The Shareholder Execu...
5 requests.
The Stabilisation Unit was the Government’s centre of expertise in stabilisation. The unit was home to the Civilian Stabilisation Group (CSG). The Uni...
18 requests.
Signpost This body is no longer active, as it was replaced by the combined Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner in February 2022 [1] Yo...
8 requests.
Also called CSF The UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum (UKCSF) enables discussion between stakeholders, government and regulators in support of effective chemicals and was...
6 requests.
5 requests.
Also called UKAEA
47 requests.
Also called UKSV United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) is the single government provider of National Security Vetting (NSV). UKSV is part of the Cabinet Office.
17 requests.
Also called VAPC Formerly known as the War Pensions Committees. VAPC is an advisory non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence.
20 requests.

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