What we do

We support the Prime Minister and Deputy 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.

CO is a ministerial department, supported by 21 agencies and public bodies.

Read more about what we do

Our policies

  1. Social action

    Enouraging social action by making it easier for people to volunteer, to donate to charity and to help improve their local community

  2. Social investment

    How government is making it easier for social ventures to grow by increasing the amount of available funding sources.

  3. Young people

    What the government is doing to improve the quality of education and opportunities for young people.

See all our policies

Our ministers

Our management

Contact CO

General enquiries

Correspondence Team
70 Whitehall

London
SW1A 2AS

Efficiency and reform enquiries

ERG Service Desk
Cabinet Office
Rosebery Court
St Andrews Business Park

Norwich
Norfolk
NR7 0HS

Media enquiries

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 at:

Freedom of information requests

FOI Team
Cabinet Office
Room 3.32
1 Horse Guards Road

London
SW1A 2HQ

High profile groups within CO

Corporate information

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.