Departments, agencies and public bodies

Ministerial departments

There are 23 Ministerial departments

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  2. Works with 42 agencies and public bodies

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  3. Works with 45 agencies and public bodies

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  4. Works with 33 agencies and public bodies

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  5. Works with 1 public body

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    Executive non-departmental public body

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  7. Works with 28 agencies and public bodies

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  8. Works with 31 agencies and public bodies

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  9. Works with 25 agencies and public bodies

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  10. Works with 34 agencies and public bodies

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  11. Works with 3 agencies and public bodies

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    Executive non-departmental public body

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Agencies and other public bodies

There are 416 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 and Emergency Response 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. Atomic Weapons Establishment
  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. Commissioner for Public Appointments separate website
  69. Commissioner for Shale Gas
  70. Committee on Climate Change separate website
  71. Committee on Fuel Poverty
  72. Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment
  73. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  74. Committee on Standards in Public Life
  75. Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment separate website
  76. Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
  77. Companies House
  78. Company Names Tribunal
  79. Competition Appeal Tribunal separate website
  80. Competition Service separate website
  81. Construction Industry Training Board separate website
  82. Consumer Council for Water separate website
  83. Council for Science and Technology
  84. Covent Garden Market Authority separate website
  85. Criminal Cases Review Commission separate website
  86. Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
  87. Criminal Procedure Rule Committee
  88. Crown Commercial Service
  89. The Crown Estate separate website
  90. Dartmoor National Park Authority separate website
  91. Defence Electronics and Components Agency
  92. Defence Equipment and Support
  93. Defence Nuclear Safety Committee
  94. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  95. Defence and Security Media Advisory Committee separate website
  96. Department for Communities (Northern Ireland) separate website
  97. Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland) separate website
  98. Department for the Economy (Northern Ireland) separate website
  99. Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  100. Department of Education (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  101. Department of Finance (Northern Ireland) separate website

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  102. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) separate website
  103. Department of Justice (Northern Ireland) separate website
  104. DfT OLR Holdings Limited
  105. Directly Operated Railways Limited separate website
  106. Disabled People’s Employment Corporation (GB) Ltd separate website
  107. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  108. Disclosure and Barring Service
  109. Dounreay
  110. Drinking Water Inspectorate separate website
  111. Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
  112. Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
  113. East West Railway Company Limited separate website
  114. Ebbsfleet Development Corporation separate website
  115. Economic and Social Research Council separate website
  116. Education and Skills Funding Agency
  117. The Electoral Commission separate website
  118. Engineering Construction Industry Training Board separate website
  119. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council separate website
  120. English Institute of Sport separate website
  121. Environment Agency

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    Civil service

  122. Equality Hub
  123. Equality and Human Rights Commission separate website
  124. Estyn separate website
  125. The Executive Office (Northern Ireland) separate website
  126. Exmoor National Park Authority separate website
  127. Export Guarantees Advisory Council
  128. FCDO Services separate website
  129. Family Justice Council separate website
  130. Family Procedure Rule Committee
  131. Financial Conduct Authority separate website
  132. Financial Reporting Council separate website
  133. Fire Service College separate website
  134. Forensic Science Regulator
  135. Forest Research separate website
  136. Forestry England separate website
  137. Gambling Commission separate website
  138. Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority separate website
  139. Geffrye Museum separate website
  140. General Advisory Committee on Science separate website
  141. Government Communications Headquarters separate website
  142. Government Equalities Office

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    Other

  143. Government Estates Management
  144. Government Internal Audit Agency
  145. Government Office for Science
  146. Government Property Agency
  147. Great Britain-China Centre separate website
  148. Groceries Code Adjudicator
  149. HM Courts & Tribunals Service
  150. HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate separate website
  151. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services separate website
  152. HM Inspectorate of Prisons separate website
  153. HM Inspectorate of Probation separate website
  154. HM Prison Service
  155. HSC Business Services Organisation (Northern Ireland) separate website
  156. Health Education England separate website
  157. Health Research Authority separate website
  158. Health and Safety Executive separate website
  159. Her Majesty's Government Communications Centre separate website
  160. Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service

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    Other

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

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  199. Invest Northern Ireland separate website
  200. Investigatory Powers Commissioner's Office separate website
  201. Investigatory Powers Tribunal separate website
  202. Iraq Inquiry separate website
  203. Joint Nature Conservation Committee separate website
  204. Judicial Appointments Commission separate website
  205. Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman
  206. Judicial Office separate website
  207. Labour Relations Agency (Northern Ireland) 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

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  226. Migration Advisory Committee
  227. Money and Pensions Service separate website
  228. Morecambe Bay Investigation
  229. NHS Blood and Transplant separate website
  230. NHS Business Services Authority separate website
  231. NHS Counter Fraud Authority separate website
  232. NHS Digital separate website
  233. NHS England separate website
  234. NHS Improvement separate website
  235. NHS Pay Review Body
  236. NHS Resolution separate website
  237. NHS Wales Informatics Service separate website
  238. National Army Museum separate website
  239. National Citizen Service separate website
  240. National Counter Terrorism Security Office
  241. National Crime Agency Remuneration Review Body
  242. National Data Guardian
  243. National Forest Company separate website
  244. National Heritage Memorial Fund separate website

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

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  334. S4C separate website
  335. Salix Finance Ltd separate website
  336. School Teachers' Review Body
  337. Science Advisory Council
  338. Science Museum Group separate website
  339. Science and Technology Facilities Council separate website
  340. Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons
  341. Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies
  342. Sea Fish Industry Authority separate website
  343. Secret Intelligence Service separate website
  344. Security Industry Authority
  345. The Security Service separate website
  346. Security Vetting Appeals Panel
  347. Sellafield Ltd
  348. Senior Salaries Review Body
  349. Sentencing Council for England and Wales separate website
  350. Service Complaints Ombudsman separate website
  351. Service Prosecuting Authority
  352. Single Source Regulations Office
  353. Sir John Soane's Museum separate website
  354. Small Business Commissioner
  355. Social Mobility Commission

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    Other

  356. Social Science Research Committee separate website
  357. Social Security Advisory Committee
  358. Social Work England separate website
  359. South Downs National Park Authority separate website
  360. Sport England separate website
  361. Sport Northern Ireland (Sports Council for Northern Ireland) separate website
  362. Sports Council for Wales separate website
  363. Sports Grounds Safety Authority separate website
  364. Stabilisation Unit
  365. Standards and Testing Agency
  366. Student Loans Company
  367. Submarine Delivery Agency
  368. Surveillance Camera Commissioner
  369. Tate separate website
  370. Teaching Regulation Agency
  371. Technical Advisory Board
  372. The Theatres Trust separate website
  373. Trade Remedies Authority
  374. Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain
  375. Transport Focus separate website
  376. Treasure Valuation Committee separate website
  377. Tribunal Procedure Committee
  378. Trinity House separate website
  379. UK Anti-Doping separate website
  380. UK Asset Resolution Limited separate website
  381. UK Atomic Energy Authority
  382. UK Co-ordinating Body
  383. UK Debt Management Office separate website
  384. UK Government Investments separate website

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  385. UK Health Security Agency
  386. UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation
  387. UK Hydrographic Office
  388. UK Research and Innovation separate website
  389. UK Space Agency
  390. UK Sport separate website

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  391. Valuation Office Agency

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

High profile groups

There are 106 High profile groups

  1. Bona Vacantia
  2. Border Force
  3. British Cattle Movement Service
  4. Cabinet Office Board
  5. Central Digital and Data Office
  6. Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
  7. Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation
  8. Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser
  9. Civil Nuclear Constabulary
  10. Civil Service Board
  11. Civil Service Fast Stream
  12. Civil Service Group
  13. Civil Service HR
  14. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund
  15. Defence Academy of the United Kingdom separate website
  16. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  17. Defence Nuclear Organisation
  18. Defence Safety Authority
  19. Defence Sixth Form College separate website
  20. Defence and Security Accelerator
  21. Digital, Data and Technology Profession
  22. Disability Unit

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    Other

  23. District Valuer Services (DVS)
  24. Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate
  25. Export Control Joint Unit
  26. Fleet Air Arm Museum separate website
  27. Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Research and Development Programme
  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 Data Quality Hub
  37. Government Digital Service
  38. Government Economic Service
  39. Government Finance Function
  40. Government Geography Profession
  41. Government Knowledge & Information Management Profession
  42. Government Occupational Psychology Profession
  43. Government Operational Research Service
  44. Government Partnerships International
  45. Government Planning Inspectors
  46. Government Planning Profession
  47. Government Property Function
  48. Government Recruitment Service
  49. Government Science & Engineering Profession
  50. Government Security Profession
  51. Government Skills and Curriculum Unit
  52. Government Social Research Profession
  53. Government Statistical Service separate website
  54. Government Tax Profession
  55. Government Veterinary Services
  56. HM Nautical Almanac Office
  57. HM Passport Office
  58. Healthcare UK
  59. Immigration Enforcement
  60. Innovate UK
  61. Intelligence Analysis
  62. Internal Audit Profession
  63. Life Sciences Organisation
  64. Medical Profession
  65. Military Aviation Authority
  66. Modernisation and Reform
  67. National Cyber Security Centre separate website
  68. National Leadership Centre separate website
  69. National security and intelligence
  70. Office for Artificial Intelligence
  71. Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
  72. Office for Investment
  73. Office for Life Sciences
  74. Office for Product Safety and Standards
  75. Office for Veterans' Affairs
  76. Office for Zero Emission Vehicles
  77. Office for the Internal Market
  78. Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation
  79. Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
  80. Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning
  81. Open Public Services
  82. Operational Delivery Profession
  83. Policy Profession

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  84. Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative
  85. Procurement profession
  86. Project Delivery Profession
  87. Queen's Harbour Master
  88. Race Disparity Unit

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    Other

  89. Regional Schools Commissioners
  90. Royal Marines Museum separate website
  91. Royal Navy Submarine Museum separate website
  92. Rural Development Programme for England Network
  93. Strategic Command
  94. UK Council for Internet Safety
  95. UK Defence and Security Exports
  96. UK National Authority for Counter-Eavesdropping
  97. UK National Contact Point
  98. UK National Screening Committee
  99. UK Visas and Immigration
  100. United Kingdom Reserve Forces Association
  101. United Kingdom Security Vetting
  102. Veterans UK
  103. Windrush Commemoration Committee
  104. Youth Custody Service
  105. jHub Defence Innovation

Public corporations

There are 13 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. The Oil and Pipelines Agency
  12. Ordnance Survey separate website
  13. 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

    Works with 2 agencies and public bodies

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  3. Welsh Government separate website

    Works with 4 agencies and public bodies

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