Media enquiries

We are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. Outside these hours, media should call the out of hours duty number 07074 667 000. Please note, this number cannot receive text messages.

Minister for the Cabinet Office/Efficiency and Reform Group

  • Transforming government services to make them more efficient and effective for users
  • Buying and managing government goods and services more efficiently and effectively
  • Helping government departments improve their efficiency and performance to save the taxpayer money
  • Managing major projects more effectively
  • Improving the transparency and accountability of government and its services
  • Creating an exceptional civil service – less bureaucratic and more skilled, digital and unified
  • Promoting social action – encouraging and enabling people to play a more active part in society
  • Making it easier to set up and run a charity, social enterprise or voluntary organisation
  • Growing the social investment market
  • Industrial relations

Head of Communications & Press Secretary to the Minister for the Cabinet Office: Victoria MacCallum 020 7276 2533
Chief Press Officer: Amy Lawson 020 7276 2270
Senior Press Officer, Reform: Simon Holder 020 7276 0436
Senior Press Officer, Efficiency: Andrew Francis 020 7276 0400
Press Officer, newsdesk: Ross Palmer 020 7276 2234

Propriety, Civil Service and Corporate desk

  • Supporting the Cabinet Secretary, Head of the Civil Service, Minister without Portfolio, Leader of the House of Lords and Minister for Government Policy
  • Propriety and cross-government issues
  • Civil Service
  • Cabinet Office corporate
  • New Year and birthday honours

Press Secretary to the Cabinet Secretary and Leader of the House of Lords, and head of desk: Elise Simpson 020 7276 0102
Press Officer for corporate and civil service and Press Secretary to the Minister for Government Policy: 020 7276 0317