Departments, agencies and public bodies

Ministerial departments

There are 24 Ministerial departments

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Agencies and other public bodies

There are 412 Agencies and other public bodies

  1. Academy for Social Justice
  2. Accelerated Access Review
  3. The Adjudicator’s Office
  4. Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee
  5. Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs separate website
  6. Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
  7. Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards
  8. Advisory Committee on Conscientious Objectors
  9. Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes separate website
  10. Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment
  11. Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food separate website
  12. Advisory Committees on Justices of the Peace separate website
  13. The Advisory Council on National Records and Archives separate website
  14. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  15. Advisory Group on Military Medicine
  16. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service separate website
  17. Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (Northern Ireland) separate website
  18. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board separate website
  19. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  20. Animal and Plant Health Agency
  21. Animals in Science Committee
  22. Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust separate website
  23. Armed Forces' Pay Review Body
  24. Arts Council England separate website
  25. Arts Council of Northern Ireland separate website
  26. Arts Council of Wales separate website
  27. Arts and Humanities Research Council separate website
  28. BPDTS Ltd
  29. Bank of England separate website
  30. Biometrics Commissioner
  31. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  32. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council separate website
  33. Birmingham Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games Ltd separate website
  34. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew separate website
  35. Boundary Commission for England separate website
  36. Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland separate website
  37. Boundary Commission for Scotland separate website
  38. Boundary Commission for Wales separate website
  39. British Business Bank separate website
  40. British Council separate website
  41. British Film Institute separate website
  42. British Hallmarking Council
  43. British Library separate website
  44. British Museum separate website
  45. British Pharmacopoeia Commission separate website
  46. British Transport Police Authority separate website
  47. Broads Authority separate website
  48. Building Regulations Advisory Committee
  49. Cafcass separate website
  50. Care Quality Commission separate website
  51. Careers Wales separate website
  52. Central Advisory Committee on Compensation
  53. Central Arbitration Committee
  54. Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  55. Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure separate website
  56. Certification Officer
  57. Chevening Scholarship Programme separate website
  58. Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel
  59. Churches Conservation Trust separate website
  60. Civil Justice Council separate website
  61. Civil Nuclear Police Authority
  62. Civil Procedure Rule Committee
  63. Civil Service Commission separate website
  64. Coal Authority
  65. College of Policing separate website
  66. Commission for Countering Extremism
  67. Commission on Human Medicines
  68. Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities
  69. Commissioner for Public Appointments separate website
  70. Commissioner for Shale Gas
  71. Committee on Climate Change separate website
  72. Committee on Fuel Poverty
  73. Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment
  74. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  75. Committee on Standards in Public Life
  76. Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment separate website
  77. Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
  78. Companies House
  79. Company Names Tribunal
  80. Competition Appeal Tribunal separate website
  81. Competition Service separate website
  82. Construction Industry Training Board separate website
  83. Consumer Council for Water separate website
  84. Council for Science and Technology
  85. Covent Garden Market Authority separate website
  86. Criminal Cases Review Commission separate website
  87. Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
  88. Criminal Procedure Rule Committee
  89. Crown Commercial Service
  90. The Crown Estate separate website
  91. Dartmoor National Park Authority separate website
  92. Defence Academy of the United Kingdom separate website
  93. Defence Electronics and Components Agency
  94. Defence Nuclear Safety Committee
  95. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  96. Defence Sixth Form College separate website
  97. Defence and Security Media Advisory Committee separate website
  98. Department for Communities (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  99. Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland) separate website
  100. Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) separate website
  101. Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  102. Department of Education (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  103. Department of Finance (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  104. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) separate website
  105. Department of Justice (Northern Ireland) separate website
  106. DfT OLR Holdings Limited
  107. Directly Operated Railways Limited separate website
  108. Disabled People’s Employment Corporation (GB) Ltd separate website
  109. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  110. Disclosure and Barring Service
  111. Dounreay
  112. Drinking Water Inspectorate separate website
  113. Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
  114. Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
  115. East West Railway Company Limited separate website
  116. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation separate website
  117. Economic and Social Research Council separate website
  118. Education and Skills Funding Agency
  119. The Electoral Commission separate website
  120. Engineering Construction Industry Training Board separate website
  121. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council separate website
  122. English Institute of Sport separate website
  123. Environment Agency
  124. Equality and Human Rights Commission separate website
  125. Estyn separate website
  126. The Executive Office (Northern Ireland) separate website
  127. Exmoor National Park Authority separate website
  128. Export Guarantees Advisory Council
  129. FCO Services separate website
  130. Family Justice Council separate website
  131. Family Procedure Rule Committee
  132. Financial Conduct Authority separate website
  133. Financial Reporting Council separate website
  134. Fire Service College separate website
  135. Fleet Air Arm Museum separate website
  136. Forensic Science Regulator
  137. Forest Research separate website
  138. Forestry England separate website
  139. Gambling Commission separate website
  140. Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority separate website
  141. Geffrye Museum separate website
  142. General Advisory Committee on Science separate website
  143. Government Communications Headquarters separate website
  144. Government Equalities Office
  145. Government Estates Management
  146. Government Internal Audit Agency
  147. Government Office for Science
  148. Government Property Agency
  149. Great Britain-China Centre separate website
  150. Groceries Code Adjudicator
  151. HM Courts & Tribunals Service
  152. HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate separate website
  153. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services separate website
  154. HM Inspectorate of Prisons separate website
  155. HM Inspectorate of Probation separate website
  156. HM Prison Service
  157. HSC Business Services Organisation (Northern Ireland) separate website
  158. Health Education England separate website
  159. Health Research Authority separate website
  160. Health and Safety Executive separate website
  161. Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre separate website
  162. Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service

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  163. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  164. Higher Education Statistics Agency separate website
  165. Highways England
  166. Historic England separate website
  167. Homes England
  168. Horniman Public Museum and Public Park Trust separate website
  169. Horserace Betting Levy Board separate website
  170. House of Lords Appointments Commission separate website
  171. Housing Ombudsman separate website
  172. Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority separate website
  173. Human Tissue Authority separate website
  174. Imperial War Museum separate website
  175. Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody separate website
  176. Independent Agricultural Appeals Panel
  177. Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner separate website
  178. Independent Case Examiner
  179. Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
  180. Independent Commission for Aid Impact separate website
  181. Independent Commission on Civil Aviation Noise separate website
  182. Independent Commission on Freedom of Information
  183. Independent Complaints Reviewer separate website
  184. Independent Dormant Assets Commission
  185. Independent Family Returns Panel
  186. Independent Medical Expert Group
  187. Independent Monitoring Boards separate website
  188. Independent Office for Police Conduct separate website
  189. Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority separate website
  190. Independent Reconfiguration Panel
  191. Independent Review Mechanism
  192. Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation separate website
  193. Industrial Development Advisory Board
  194. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  195. Information Commissioner's Office separate website
  196. Infrastructure and Projects Authority
  197. Insolvency Rules Committee
  198. The Insolvency Service
  199. Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education separate website
  200. Intellectual Property Office

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  201. Investigatory Powers Commissioner's Office separate website
  202. Investigatory Powers Tribunal separate website
  203. Iraq Inquiry separate website
  204. Joint Nature Conservation Committee separate website
  205. Judicial Appointments Commission separate website
  206. Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman
  207. Judicial Office separate website
  208. Lake District National Park Authority separate website
  209. Lammy Review
  210. Land Registration Rule Committee
  211. Law Commission separate website
  212. Leasehold Advisory Service separate website
  213. Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland separate website
  214. Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman separate website
  215. LocatED separate website
  216. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  217. Low Pay Commission
  218. Magnox Ltd
  219. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  220. Marine Management Organisation
  221. Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  222. Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission separate website
  223. Medical Research Council separate website
  224. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  225. Met Office separate website
  226. Migration Advisory Committee
  227. Morecambe Bay Investigation
  228. NHS Blood and Transplant separate website
  229. NHS Business Services Authority separate website
  230. NHS Counter Fraud Authority separate website
  231. NHS Digital separate website
  232. NHS England separate website
  233. NHS Improvement separate website
  234. NHS Pay Review Body
  235. NHS Resolution separate website
  236. NHS Wales Informatics Service separate website
  237. National Army Museum separate website
  238. National Citizen Service separate website
  239. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  240. National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body
  241. National Data Guardian
  242. National Forest Company separate website
  243. National Heritage Memorial Fund separate website

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  244. National Information Board
  245. National Infrastructure Commission separate website
  246. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence separate website
  247. The National Lottery Community Fund separate website
  248. National Lottery Heritage Fund separate website
  249. National Museum of the Royal Navy separate website
  250. National Museums Liverpool separate website
  251. National Probation Service
  252. Natural England
  253. Natural Environment Research Council separate website
  254. Natural History Museum separate website
  255. Natural Resources Wales separate website
  256. Network Rail separate website
  257. New Forest National Park Authority separate website
  258. North York Moors National Park Authority separate website
  259. Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
  260. Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service separate website
  261. Northern Ireland Housing Executive separate website
  262. Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission separate website
  263. Northern Ireland Policing Board separate website
  264. Northern Ireland Prison Service separate website
  265. Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency separate website
  266. Northern Lighthouse Board separate website
  267. Northumberland National Park Authority separate website
  268. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  269. Nuclear Liabilities Financing Assurance Board
  270. Nuclear Research Advisory Council
  271. Ofcom separate website
  272. Office for Budget Responsibility separate website
  273. Office for Communications Data Authorisations
  274. Office for National Statistics separate website
  275. Office for Students separate website
  276. Office of Manpower Economics
  277. Office of Tax Simplification
  278. Office of the Children's Commissioner separate website
  279. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  280. Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland separate website
  281. Office of the Public Guardian
  282. Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists separate website
  283. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  284. Office of the Schools Adjudicator
  285. Official Solicitor and Public Trustee
  286. Oil and Gas Authority separate website
  287. The Oil and Pipelines Agency
  288. Parades Commission for Northern Ireland separate website
  289. The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman separate website
  290. Parole Board
  291. Payment Systems Regulator separate website
  292. Peak District National Park Authority separate website
  293. The Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman separate website
  294. The Pensions Advisory Service separate website
  295. The Pensions Ombudsman separate website
  296. The Pensions Regulator separate website
  297. Phone-paid Services Authority separate website
  298. Planning Inspectorate
  299. Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal
  300. Police Advisory Board for England and Wales
  301. Police Discipline Appeals Tribunal
  302. Police Remuneration Review Body
  303. Police Service of Northern Ireland separate website
  304. Porton Biopharma Limited separate website
  305. Prison Service Pay Review Body
  306. Prisons and Probation Ombudsman separate website
  307. Privy Council Office separate website
  308. Probation Board for Northern Ireland separate website
  309. Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care separate website
  310. Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) separate website
  311. Public Health England
  312. Public Health Wales separate website
  313. Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland separate website
  314. Pubs Code Adjudicator
  315. Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre separate website
  316. Radioactive Waste Management
  317. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  318. Rail Safety and Standards Board separate website
  319. Regulator of Social Housing
  320. Regulatory Policy Committee
  321. Remploy Pension Scheme Trustees Ltd separate website
  322. Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations
  323. Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration
  324. The Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest separate website
  325. Royal Air Force Museum separate website
  326. Royal Armouries Museum separate website
  327. Royal Marines Museum separate website
  328. Royal Mint separate website
  329. Royal Mint Advisory Committee
  330. Royal Museums Greenwich separate website
  331. Royal Navy Submarine Museum separate website
  332. Rural Payments Agency

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  333. S4C separate website
  334. School Teachers' Review Body
  335. Science Advisory Council
  336. Science Museum Group separate website
  337. Science and Technology Facilities Council separate website
  338. Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons
  339. Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies
  340. Sea Fish Industry Authority separate website
  341. Secret Intelligence Service separate website
  342. Security Industry Authority separate website
  343. The Security Service separate website
  344. Security Vetting Appeals Panel
  345. Sellafield Ltd
  346. Senior Salaries Review Body
  347. Sentencing Council for England and Wales separate website
  348. Service Complaints Ombudsman separate website
  349. Service Prosecuting Authority separate website
  350. Single Financial Guidance Body separate website
  351. Single Source Regulations Office
  352. Sir John Soane's Museum separate website
  353. Small Business Commissioner
  354. Social Mobility Commission
  355. Social Science Research Committee separate website
  356. Social Security Advisory Committee
  357. Social Work England separate website
  358. South Downs National Park Authority separate website
  359. Sport England separate website
  360. Sports Council for Wales separate website
  361. Sports Grounds Safety Authority separate website
  362. Stabilisation Unit
  363. Standards and Testing Agency
  364. Student Loans Company
  365. Surveillance Camera Commissioner
  366. Tate separate website
  367. Teaching Regulation Agency
  368. Technical Advisory Board
  369. The Theatres Trust separate website
  370. Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain
  371. Transport Focus separate website
  372. Treasure Valuation Committee separate website
  373. Tribunal Procedure Committee
  374. Trinity House separate website
  375. UK Anti-Doping separate website
  376. UK Asset Resolution Limited separate website
  377. UK Atomic Energy Authority
  378. UK Co-ordinating Body
  379. UK Debt Management Office separate website
  380. UK Government Investments separate website

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  381. UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation
  382. UK Hydrographic Office
  383. UK Research and Innovation separate website
  384. UK Space Agency
  385. UK Sport separate website

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  386. United Kingdom Reserve Forces Association
  387. Valuation Office Agency

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  388. Valuation Tribunal Service separate website
  389. Valuation Tribunal for England separate website
  390. Vehicle Certification Agency separate website
  391. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  392. Veterinary Medicines Directorate
  393. Veterinary Products Committee
  394. Victims' Commissioner separate website
  395. Victoria and Albert Museum separate website
  396. VisitBritain separate website
  397. VisitEngland separate website
  398. Wales Audit Office separate website
  399. Wallace Collection separate website
  400. Welsh Language Commissioner separate website
  401. Westminster Foundation for Democracy separate website
  402. Wilton Park separate website
  403. Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority separate website
  404. Youth Justice Agency of Northern Ireland separate website
  405. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

High profile groups

There are 98 High profile groups

  1. Bona Vacantia
  2. Border Force
  3. British Cattle Movement Service
  4. Cabinet Office Board
  5. Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  6. Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
  7. Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser
  8. Civil Nuclear Constabulary
  9. Civil Service Board
  10. Civil Service Fast Stream
  11. Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship
  12. Civil Service Group
  13. Civil Service HR
  14. Civil Service Reform
  15. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund
  16. Defence Equipment and Support
  17. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  18. Defence Nuclear Organisation
  19. Defence Safety Authority
  20. Defence and Security Accelerator
  21. Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation
  22. Digital, Data and Technology Profession
  23. Disability Unit
  24. District Valuer Services (DVS)
  25. Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
  26. Export Control Joint Unit
  27. Financial Services Trade and Investment Board
  28. Further Education Commissioner
  29. Geospatial Commission
  30. Gov Facility Services Limited
  31. Government Analysis Function
  32. Government Chemist
  33. Government Commercial Function
  34. Government Communication Service
  35. Government Corporate Finance Profession
  36. Government Digital Service
  37. Government Economic Service
  38. Government Finance Function
  39. Government Geography Profession
  40. Government Knowledge & Information Management Profession
  41. Government Occupational Psychology Profession
  42. Government Operational Research Service
  43. Government Partnerships International
  44. Government Planning Inspectors
  45. Government Planning Profession
  46. Government Property Function
  47. Government Recruitment Service
  48. Government Science & Engineering Profession
  49. Government Security Profession
  50. Government Social Research Profession
  51. Government Statistical Service separate website
  52. Government Tax Profession
  53. Government Veterinary Services
  54. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  55. HM Passport Office
  56. Healthcare UK
  57. Human Resources Profession
  58. Immigration Enforcement
  59. Innovate UK
  60. Intelligence Analysis
  61. Internal Audit Profession
  62. Life Sciences Organisation
  63. Medical Profession
  64. Military Aviation Authority
  65. National Cyber Security Centre separate website
  66. National Leadership Centre separate website
  67. National security and intelligence
  68. Office for Artificial Intelligence
  69. Office for Civil Society
  70. Office for Life Sciences
  71. Office for Low Emission Vehicles
  72. Office for Product Safety and Standards
  73. Office for Veterans' Affairs
  74. Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation
  75. Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
  76. Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning
  77. Open Public Services
  78. Operational Delivery Profession
  79. Policy Profession
  80. Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative
  81. Procurement profession
  82. Project Delivery Profession
  83. Queen's Harbour Master
  84. Race Disparity Unit
  85. Regional Schools Commissioners
  86. Rural Development Programme for England Network
  87. Strategic Command
  88. Submarine Delivery Agency
  89. Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate
  90. UK Council for Internet Safety
  91. UK Defence and Security Exports
  92. UK National Contact Point
  93. UK Visas and Immigration
  94. United Kingdom Security Vetting
  95. Veterans UK
  96. Windrush Commemoration Committee
  97. jHub Defence Innovation

Public corporations

There are 12 Public corporations

  1. Architects Registration Board separate website
  2. BBC separate website
  3. BBC World Service separate website
  4. Channel 4 separate website
  5. Civil Aviation Authority separate website
  6. Crossrail International separate website
  7. Historic Royal Palaces separate website
  8. London and Continental Railways Limited separate website
  9. National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Corporation separate website
  10. Office for Nuclear Regulation separate website
  11. Ordnance Survey separate website
  12. Pension Protection Fund separate website

Devolved administrations

There are 3 Devolved administrations

  1. Northern Ireland Executive separate website

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  2. The Scottish Government separate website

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  3. Welsh Government separate website

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