Cabinet Office

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  1. Prosperity Fund Mexico Programme
  2. New Office for Veterans’ Affairs will ensure the UK leads the world in care for Armed Forces Veterans
  3. New chair for Government Property Agency appointed

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What the Cabinet Office does

We support the Prime Minister and ensure the effective running of government. We are also the corporate headquarters for government, in partnership with HM Treasury, and we take the lead in certain critical policy areas.

Cabinet Office is a ministerial department, supported by 22 agencies and public bodies.

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Our ministers

Our management

Sir Mark Sedwill
Sir Mark Sedwill
Cabinet Secretary
John Manzoni
John Manzoni
Chief Executive of the Civil Service , Permanent Secretary (Cabinet Office)
Elizabeth Gardiner
Elizabeth Gardiner
First Parliamentary Counsel
James Quinault
James Quinault
Executive Director, Implementation Group
Rupert McNeil
Chief People Officer
Helen MacNamara
Director General, Propriety and Ethics
Gareth Rhys Williams
Government Chief Commercial Officer
Guy Lester
Finance Director
Carol Bernard CBE
Human Resources Director
Alex Aiken
Executive Director, Government Communications
Sir Ian Cheshire
Lead non-executive director
Karen Blackett OBE
Non-Executive Board Member
Anand Aithal
Non-Executive Board Member
Catherine Brown
Non-Executive Board Member
Paula Vennells CBE
Non-Executive Board Member
David Quarrey CMG
Prime Minister’s International Affairs Adviser and Deputy National Security Adviser
Lucy Smith
Director General for UK Governance
Peter Lee
Director, Constitution Group
Mike Parsons
Director General, Government Property
Shevaun Haviland
Deputy Director of Business Partnerships
Mike Ashley
Non-Executive Board Member
Martin Traynor OBE
Small Business Crown Representative
Dominic Fortescue
Government Chief Security Officer
Rosemary Pratt
Director Hostile State Activity (HSA) and Cyber Unit, National Security Secretariat
Alison Pritchard
Interim Director General, Government Digital Service
Kevin Cunnington
Director General, International Government Service

Special representatives

Kevin  Cunnington
Kevin Cunnington
Digital Envoy for the UK

Contact the Cabinet Office

Media enquiries

Press office contact details can be found on:

Public enquiries

Correspondence Team
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom


020 7276 1234

Our Personal Information Charter explains how we handle your information when you contact us. It also explains how to make a data protection request for your personal information:

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of information requests

FOI Team
Cabinet Office
Room 405
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom

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High profile groups within the Cabinet Office

  1. National security and intelligence
  2. Efficiency and Reform Group
  3. Office of the Parliamentary Counsel
  4. Open Public Services
  5. Government Digital Service
  6. Government Commercial Function
  7. Cabinet Office Board
  8. Race Disparity Unit
  9. Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship
  10. Geospatial Commission
  11. Civil Service Group
  12. Conflict, Stability and Security Fund

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Procurement at Cabinet Office
  2. Working for Cabinet Office
  3. Jobs

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Read our policy on Social media use.