Departments, agencies and public bodies

Ministerial departments

There are 25 Ministerial departments

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Agencies and other public bodies

There are 391 Agencies and other public bodies

  1. Academy for Social Justice Commissioning
  2. Accelerated Access Review
  3. The Adjudicator’s Office separate website
  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. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board separate website
  18. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  19. Animal and Plant Health Agency
  20. Animals in Science Committee
  21. Armed Forces' Pay Review Body
  22. Arts Council England separate website
  23. Arts Council of Wales separate website
  24. Arts and Humanities Research Council separate website
  25. BPDTS Ltd separate website
  26. Bank of England separate website
  27. Big Lottery Fund separate website
  28. Biometrics Commissioner
  29. Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group
  30. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council separate website
  31. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew separate website
  32. Boundary Commission for England separate website
  33. Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland separate website
  34. Boundary Commission for Scotland separate website
  35. Boundary Commission for Wales separate website
  36. British Business Bank separate website
  37. British Council separate website
  38. British Film Institute separate website
  39. British Hallmarking Council
  40. British Library separate website
  41. British Museum separate website
  42. British Pharmacopoeia Commission separate website
  43. British Transport Police Authority separate website
  44. Broads Authority separate website
  45. Building Regulations Advisory Committee
  46. Cafcass separate website
  47. Care Quality Commission separate website
  48. Careers Wales separate website
  49. Central Advisory Committee on Compensation
  50. Central Arbitration Committee
  51. Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  52. Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure separate website
  53. Certification Officer
  54. Chevening Scholarship Programme separate website
  55. Civil Justice Council separate website
  56. Civil Nuclear Police Authority
  57. Civil Procedure Rule Committee
  58. Civil Service Commission separate website
  59. Coal Authority
  60. College of Policing separate website
  61. Commission for Countering Extremism
  62. Commission on Human Medicines
  63. Commissioner for Public Appointments separate website
  64. Committee on Climate Change separate website
  65. Committee on Fuel Poverty
  66. Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment
  67. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  68. Committee on Standards in Public Life
  69. Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment separate website
  70. Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
  71. Companies House
  72. Company Names Tribunal
  73. Competition Appeal Tribunal separate website
  74. Competition Service separate website
  75. Construction Industry Training Board separate website
  76. Consumer Council for Water separate website
  77. Council for Science and Technology
  78. Covent Garden Market Authority separate website
  79. Criminal Cases Review Commission separate website
  80. Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
  81. Criminal Procedure Rule Committee
  82. Crown Commercial Service
  83. The Crown Estate separate website
  84. Dartmoor National Park Authority separate website
  85. Defence Academy of the United Kingdom separate website
  86. Defence Electronics and Components Agency
  87. Defence Nuclear Safety Committee
  88. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  89. Defence Sixth Form College separate website
  90. Defence and Security Media Advisory Committee separate website
  91. Department for Communities (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  92. Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland) separate website
  93. Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) separate website
  94. Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland) separate website
  95. Department of Education (Northern Ireland) separate website

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

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

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  192. Intelligence Services Commissioner separate website
  193. Investigatory Powers Commissioner's Office separate website
  194. Investigatory Powers Tribunal separate website
  195. Iraq Inquiry separate website
  196. Joint Nature Conservation Committee separate website
  197. Judicial Appointments Commission separate website
  198. Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman
  199. Judicial Office
  200. Lake District National Park Authority separate website
  201. Lammy Review
  202. Land Registration Rule Committee
  203. Law Commission separate website
  204. Leasehold Advisory Service separate website
  205. Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman separate website
  206. LocatED separate website
  207. Low Level Waste Repository Ltd
  208. Low Pay Commission
  209. Macur Review
  210. Magnox Ltd separate website
  211. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  212. Marine Management Organisation
  213. Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  214. Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission separate website
  215. Medical Research Council separate website
  216. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  217. Met Office separate website
  218. Migration Advisory Committee
  219. Morecambe Bay Investigation
  220. NHS Blood and Transplant separate website
  221. NHS Business Services Authority separate website
  222. NHS Counter Fraud Authority separate website
  223. NHS Digital separate website
  224. NHS England separate website
  225. NHS Improvement separate website
  226. NHS Litigation Authority separate website
  227. NHS Pay Review Body
  228. NHS Wales Informatics Service separate website
  229. National Army Museum separate website
  230. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  231. National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body
  232. National Data Guardian
  233. National Forest Company separate website
  234. National Heritage Memorial Fund separate website
  235. National Information Board
  236. National Infrastructure Commission separate website
  237. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence separate website
  238. National Museum of the Royal Navy separate website
  239. National Museums Liverpool separate website
  240. National Probation Service
  241. Natural England
  242. Natural Environment Research Council separate website
  243. Natural History Museum separate website
  244. Natural Resources Wales separate website
  245. Network Rail separate website
  246. New Forest National Park Authority separate website
  247. North York Moors National Park Authority separate website
  248. Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment separate website
  249. Northern Ireland Housing Executive separate website
  250. Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission separate website
  251. Northern Ireland Policing Board separate website
  252. Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency separate website
  253. Northern Lighthouse Board separate website
  254. Northumberland National Park Authority separate website
  255. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  256. Nuclear Liabilities Financing Assurance Board
  257. Nuclear Research Advisory Council
  258. Ofcom separate website
  259. Office for Budget Responsibility separate website
  260. Office for Fair Access separate website
  261. Office for National Statistics separate website
  262. Office for Students separate website
  263. Office of Manpower Economics
  264. Office of Surveillance Commissioners separate website
  265. Office of Tax Simplification
  266. Office of the Children's Commissioner separate website
  267. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  268. Office of the Public Guardian
  269. Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists separate website
  270. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  271. Office of the Schools Adjudicator
  272. Official Solicitor and Public Trustee
  273. Oil and Gas Authority separate website
  274. Parades Commission for Northern Ireland separate website
  275. The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman separate website
  276. Parole Board
  277. Payment Systems Regulator separate website
  278. Peak District National Park Authority separate website
  279. The Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman separate website
  280. The Pensions Advisory Service separate website
  281. The Pensions Ombudsman separate website
  282. The Pensions Regulator separate website
  283. Planning Inspectorate
  284. Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal
  285. Police Advisory Board for England and Wales
  286. Police Discipline Appeals Tribunal
  287. Police Remuneration Review Body
  288. Porton Biopharma Limited separate website
  289. Prison Service Pay Review Body
  290. Prisons and Probation Ombudsman separate website
  291. Privy Council Office separate website
  292. Probation Board for Northern Ireland separate website
  293. Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care separate website
  294. Public Health England
  295. Public Health Wales separate website
  296. Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland separate website
  297. Pubs Code Adjudicator
  298. Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre separate website
  299. Radioactive Waste Management
  300. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  301. Rail Safety and Standards Board separate website
  302. Regulator of Social Housing
  303. Regulatory Policy Committee
  304. Remploy Pension Scheme Trustees Ltd separate website
  305. Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Associations
  306. Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration
  307. The Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest separate website
  308. Royal Air Force Museum separate website
  309. Royal Armouries Museum separate website
  310. Royal Marines Museum separate website
  311. Royal Mint separate website
  312. Royal Mint Advisory Committee
  313. Royal Museums Greenwich separate website
  314. Royal Navy Submarine Museum separate website
  315. Royal Parks separate website
  316. Rural Payments Agency

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  317. S4C separate website
  318. School Teachers' Review Body
  319. Science Advisory Council
  320. Science Museum Group separate website
  321. Science and Technology Facilities Council separate website
  322. Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons
  323. Sea Fish Industry Authority separate website
  324. Secret Intelligence Service separate website
  325. Security Industry Authority separate website
  326. The Security Service separate website
  327. Security Vetting Appeals Panel
  328. Sellafield Ltd
  329. Senior Salaries Review Body
  330. Sentencing Council for England and Wales separate website
  331. Service Complaints Ombudsman separate website
  332. Service Prosecuting Authority separate website
  333. Single Source Regulations Office
  334. Sir John Soane's Museum separate website
  335. Small Business Commissioner separate website
  336. Social Mobility Commission
  337. Social Science Research Committee separate website
  338. Social Security Advisory Committee
  339. South Downs National Park Authority separate website
  340. Sport England separate website
  341. Sports Council for Wales separate website
  342. Sports Grounds Safety Authority separate website
  343. Stabilisation Unit
  344. Standards and Testing Agency
  345. Student Loans Company separate website
  346. Surveillance Camera Commissioner
  347. Tate separate website
  348. Teaching Regulation Agency
  349. Technical Advisory Board
  350. The Theatres Trust separate website
  351. Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain
  352. Transport Focus separate website
  353. Treasure Valuation Committee separate website
  354. Tribunal Procedure Committee
  355. Trinity House separate website
  356. UK Anti-Doping separate website
  357. UK Atomic Energy Authority
  358. UK Co-ordinating Body
  359. UK Debt Management Office
  360. UK Financial Investments Limited
  361. UK Government Investments separate website

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  362. UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation
  363. UK Hydrographic Office
  364. UK Research and Innovation separate website
  365. UK Space Agency
  366. UK Sport separate website
  367. United Kingdom Reserve Forces Association
  368. Valuation Office Agency
  369. Valuation Tribunal Service separate website
  370. Valuation Tribunal for England separate website
  371. Vehicle Certification Agency separate website
  372. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  373. Veterinary Medicines Directorate
  374. Veterinary Products Committee
  375. Victims' Commissioner separate website
  376. Victoria and Albert Museum separate website
  377. VisitBritain separate website
  378. VisitEngland separate website
  379. Wales Audit Office separate website
  380. Wallace Collection separate website
  381. Welsh Language Commissioner separate website
  382. Westminster Foundation for Democracy separate website
  383. Wilton Park separate website
  384. Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority separate website
  385. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

High profile groups

There are 79 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. Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser
  7. Civil Nuclear Constabulary
  8. Civil Service Board
  9. Civil Service Fast Stream
  10. Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship
  11. Civil Service Reform
  12. Civil Service Resourcing
  13. Defence Equipment and Support
  14. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  15. Defence Nuclear Organisation
  16. Defence Safety Authority
  17. Defence and Security Accelerator
  18. Department for International Trade Defence & Security Organisation
  19. Digital, Data and Technology Profession
  20. District Valuer Services (DVS)
  21. Export Control Joint Unit
  22. Financial Services Organisation
  23. Financial Services Trade and Investment Board
  24. Government Chemist
  25. Government Commercial Function
  26. Government Communication Service
  27. Government Corporate Finance Profession
  28. Government Digital Service
  29. Government Economic Service
  30. Government Finance Profession
  31. Government IT Profession
  32. Government Knowledge & Information Management Profession
  33. Government Occupational Psychology Profession
  34. Government Operational Research Service
  35. Government Planning Inspectors
  36. Government Planning Profession
  37. Government Property Profession
  38. Government Science & Engineering Profession
  39. Government Security Profession
  40. Government Social Research Profession
  41. Government Statistical Service
  42. Government Tax Profession
  43. Government Veterinary Services
  44. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  45. HM Passport Office
  46. Healthcare UK
  47. Human Resources Profession
  48. Immigration Enforcement
  49. Innovate UK
  50. Intelligence Analysis
  51. Internal Audit Profession
  52. Joint Forces Command
  53. Medical Profession
  54. Military Aviation Authority
  55. National Cyber Security Centre separate website
  56. National security and intelligence
  57. Office for Civil Society
  58. Office for Disability Issues
  59. Office for Life Sciences
  60. Office for Low Emission Vehicles
  61. Office for Product Safety and Standards
  62. Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation
  63. Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
  64. Open Public Services
  65. Operational Delivery Profession
  66. Policy Profession
  67. Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative
  68. Procurement profession
  69. Project Delivery Profession
  70. Queen's Harbour Master
  71. Race Disparity Unit
  72. Rural Development Programme for England Network
  73. Schools Commissioners Group
  74. UK Visas and Immigration
  75. UKTI Education
  76. UKTI Life Sciences Organisation
  77. Veterans UK
  78. 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. Historic Royal Palaces separate website
  7. London and Continental Railways Limited separate website
  8. National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Corporation separate website
  9. Office for Nuclear Regulation separate website
  10. The Oil and Pipelines Agency
  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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