Media enquiries

Contact our press office if you’re a journalist with a news enquiry.

During office hours (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 6pm) call:

Main number 020 7215 1000

Or if you have a specific enquiry, refer to the contact numbers below:

Industrial Strategy, science and innovation

Business sectors 020 7215 6403 / 020 7215 5937

Policy areas include:

  • Steel, advanced manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, marine & defence, chemicals, retail sectors
  • Green economy including Green Investment Bank
  • Public Data Group including Land Registry/Ordnance Survey
  • Economic opportunities and shocks including Insolvency Service

Science, Innovation and Climate Change 0207 215 5509 / 0207 215 5937

Policy areas include:

  • Innovate UK
  • Climate change
  • Carbon budgets and emissions trading
  • Life Sciences
  • Space policy, incl UK Space Agency
  • STEM skills
  • Science and research, incl Research Councils
  • Open access/research data, incl Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
  • Agri-tech
  • Met Office
  • Newton Fund and Global Challenges Research Fund

Industrial Strategy and Europe 0207 215 5937 / 0207 215 5965

Policy areas include:

  • Business engagement
  • Cities and local growth
  • Devolution
  • Europe
  • International
  • Regional Growth Fund
  • Industrial Strategy

Competitive markets and responsible business

Labour markets and corporate governance 020 7215 5984 / 020 7215 5947 / 020 7215 5946

Policy areas include:

  • Rights including National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, trade unions, parental rights, agency working, holiday pay and the Working Time Directive, whistleblowing and blacklisting
  • Corporate governance and transparency
  • Tribunals and conciliation
  • Productivity
  • Diversity in the workforce
  • Post Office

Competition, consumers and enterprise 020 7215 6245

Policy areas include:

  • Competition and Consumer policy, including energy markets (switching and reform)
  • Better Regulation, Regulatory Delivery and Product Safety
  • Business finance, incl British Business Bank and Start Up Loans
  • Small Business Commissioner and prompt payment policy
  • Groceries Code and Adjudicator
  • Pubs Code and Adjudicator
  • Business support

Energy Infrastructure, Markets, and Resilience

Energy infrastructure, security and resilience 020 7215 6140 / 020 7215 8931

Policy areas include:

  • Security of supply
  • Oil and gas
  • Coal
  • Resilience
  • Smart energy systems
  • Business energy
  • Carbon Capture and Storage

Nuclear and renewables 020 7215 8930

Policy areas include:

  • Nuclear
  • Renewable energy, including contracts for difference and feed-in-tariffs
  • Interconnectors
  • Heat
  • Home energy efficiency and fuel poverty

If you’re calling about policy areas that have moved following recent government changes, call:

  • International trade and investment – 020 7215 5363
  • Skills, further education and higher education – 020 7215 5973 / 5303

If you’re not a member of the media, please use the public enquiry line: 020 7215 5000.

Out of hours

To contact the press office out of hours (6pm to 8:30am including weekends and public holidays) call: 020 7215 1000.