Found 95 public authorities in the category ‘Executive agencies’
The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) was formerly known as The Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA). The name change occurred...
On 1st April 2011, Animal Health became part of the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency.
Also called APA.
Also called BPFO.
On 1st October 2011, Buying Solutions became the Government Procurement Service.
Also called COI.
The Central Office of Information closed on 31st March 2012.
Also called Cefas.
The Child Maintenance Service is for when parents can’t agree to a family-based arrangement regarding financial support towards your child’s everyday l...
Also called CRB.
On 1st December 2012, the CRB was replaced by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Crown Commercial Service brings together, as one organisation, Government Procurement Service (GPS), the commercial function of the Cabinet Office,...
Also called DECA.
The Defence Electronics and Components Agency (DECA) was launched as a Ministry of Defence Trading Agency on 1 April
The organisation was pr...
Also called Dstl.
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory is a trading fund of the Ministry of Defence.
Also called DSDA.
Also called DSG.
Defence Support Group closed in March 2015. Part of the Defence Support Group (DSG) was sold to Babcock on 31 March 2015 while the remainder became the...
Also called DVA.
Also called DVANI.
Formed following a merger of Driver and Vehicle Licensing Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Driver and Vehicle Testing Agency on 1 April 2007.
Also called DVLA.
Also called DVSA.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency was formed on the 2nd of April 2014 from the merger of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and the...
Also called DSA.
This body merged with the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) to form the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency as of the 2nd of April 2014.
The Education Funding Agency was established on 1 April 2012, and is an executive agency of the Department for Education. It takes on functions previou...
The Environment Agency is an Executive Non-departmental Public Body. Its principal aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sus...
FCO describes itself as the UK National Authority for Counter-Eavesdropping (UKNACE).
Also called fera.
The National Bee Unit is part of FERA.
Also called FSNI.
This agency ceased to exist as of 1 October 2012 (Parliamentary answer).
The agency's activities appear to have been taken over by the Department fo...
Also called GOE.
part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Before 1st October 2011, the Government Procurement Service was called Buying Solutions.
The Government Procurement Service is now part of the Cro...
Also called HMCTS.
Please note that Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) is separate from the Judiciary. HMCTS deals purely with administration. They are not...
After April 2015, the Highways Agency was replaced by Highways England.
Do not use our service for correspondence about you own or others' passports; such enquiries ought be sent privately to the Passport Office.
This is the UK Intellectual Property Office; though the "UK" is no longer part of their name. Intellectual Property Office is an operating name of the...
Also called Land and Property Services.
Land and Property Services (LPS) is no longer an executive agency, but is part of the core Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP). Freedom of Inform...
The Legal Aid Agency is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice.
Also known as the Marine and Coastguard Agency.
The post of Receiver of Wreck currently sits within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
Also called mhs.
The Meat Hygiene Service was merged with the Food Standards Agency>in 2010.
Also called MHRA.
Also called Met Office.
The Met Office is the UK's national weather service, and a trading fund of the Department of Business Innovation and Skills.
(Welsh: Y Swyddfa Dy...
Also called MDP.
The Ministry of Defence Police is a specialised national civilian police service. MDP provides civil policing and armed security for Defence and Criti...
The National Archives is also the place to file FOI requests to the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMS...
Also called NCTL.
NCTL is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.
Also called NFSA.
The National Fraud Authority (NFA) is an executive agency of the Home Office, previously called "National Fraud Strategic Authority".
Also called NMO.
Previously known as the National Weights and Measurements Laboratory.
Also called NOMS.
Also called NS&I.
Also called NHS PASA.
Also called ONS.
The Oil and Gas Authority is being established in response to the Wood Review into oil and gas recovery from the UK Continental Shelf.
On 1st April 2015, Ordnance Survey’s business passed to Ordnance Survey Limited, a Government-owned company.
Also called PPPA.
The National Infrastructure Planning Inspectorate is part of the Planning Inspectorate
Also called SCCRC.
SCE provides schools and educational support for children of the UK armed forces, Ministry of Defence personnel and MOD sponsored organisations station...
Also called SFA.
The Skills Funding Agency is an Executive Agency. The role of the Skills Funding Agency is to fund adult skills, training and apprenticeships in Engla...
The Standards and Testing Agency was established on 1 October 2011, and is an executive agency of the Department for Education. From 1 April 2012, it t...
The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) was formed on 29 March 2013 by merging the activities of the National College for School Leader...
Also called DWQR.
Also called National College.
On 1 April 2012, the National College became an executive agency of the Department for Education
Also called OSCR.
From 1 April 2011, Her Majesty's Courts Service and the Tribunals Service integrated to form Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service.
The Training and Development Agency for Schools was abolished on 1st April 2012.
On 1 April 2015 the Treasury Solicitor's Department became the Government Legal Department.
Also called UKBA.
As of the 1st of April 2013 what was the UK Border Agency has now become two units within the Home Office.
Freedom of Information Requests should t...
Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office is part of the UK Hydrographic Office.
Also called voa.
Also called vosa.
This body merged with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) to form the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency as of the 2nd of April 2014.
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On 1st April 2011, VLA became part of the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency.