Public authorities

Found 64 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...
446 requests.
The Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and ensures the effective running of government. They are also the corporate headquarters for government...
3053 requests.
Also called Cadw
43 requests.
1 request.
Also called BEIS The department brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change. The department...
901 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 DfC
225 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] The Government Art Collection is administered by t...
960 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...
5784 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
1649 requests.
Also called DEEU The Department for Exiting the European Union closed on 31 January 2020. *. The Government department responsible for overseeing negotiations to lea...
Defunct.
242 requests.
Also called Infrastructure-NI Prior to 9 May 2016 the department was called the Department for Regional Development (Northern Ireland) DfI Rivers is part of the Department for...
247 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 This body closed in September 2020[1,2]. To make a new request, you should visit its successor - the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, wh...
Defunct.
400 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...
356 requests.
Also called LUHC Prior to September 2021[1], this body was known as the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government; and prior to January 2018 it was called t...
2008 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.
This department has a very broad range of responsibilities including economic research, statistics and policy, employment and skills matters, policy an...
114 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...
3002 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...
12843 requests.
Also called DAERA Local lighthouse authority A local lighthouse authority is a statutory harbour authority, a local council or other body with responsibility for mainta...
125 requests.
Also called DENI Note the Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI) is part of the Department of Education.*
153 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. NICS HR, the centralised human resources function for the Nort...
366 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...
4691 requests.
Formerly known as the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland). On 01 April 2022, it took over the functions of the...
423 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.
157 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.
TransportNI is a business unit within the Department for Regional Development, playing a significant role in facilitating the safe and convenient movem...
109 requests.
Previously the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (Northern Ireland)
189 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"...
87 requests.
On 1st April 2009, Fisheries Research Services was merged into the Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency.
Defunct.
3 requests.
Also called FCO This body closed in September 2020[1,2]. To make a new request, you should visit its successor - the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, wh...
Defunct.
1612 requests.
Also called FCDO The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office was created on 1 September 2020[1] as a merger between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and...
438 requests.
The Government Equalities Office leads work on policy relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality. The Government Equalities Off...
171 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.
HMIE was merged with Learning and Teaching Scotland to create Education Scotland
Defunct.
15 requests.
HM Treasury is the UK government department responsible for public finance policy and economic policy.[1] The Chancellor of the Exchequer has overall r...
2079 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...
14326 requests.
Marine Scotland is a Directorate of the Scottish Government and is responsible for the integrated management of Scotland's seas. We list Marine Sc...
35 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...
7519 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 t...
6423 requests.
Also called NIO
171 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...
2125 requests.
Also called PCO See also: Privy Council
88 requests.
SASA is a Division of the Scottish Government's Agriculture and Rural Delivery Directorate and its primary role is to provide scientific services and a...
11 requests.
The Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland is the UK Government’s Office for Scotland. Have you got the right organisation? This body isn't Th...
114 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.
Also called OZEV Part of Department for Transport and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy The Office for Zero Emission Vehicles indicates on it...
4 requests.
Also know as the "Office of the Secretary of State for Wales" and the "Welsh Office".
94 requests.

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