Government Equalities Office

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What the Government Equalities Office does

The Government Equalities Office leads work on policy relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality. We are responsible for a range of equalities legislation.

GEO works with the Cabinet Office is supported by 1 public body.

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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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Contact GEO

Government Equalities Office

Sanctuary Buildings
16-20 Great Smith Street
United Kingdom

In line with Government guidance issued on 16 March 2020, a number of our staff are working from home where they are able to. The quickest way to get a response is to contact GEO via email.

Discrimination and employment advice and support


0808 800 0082

The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) provides free bespoke advice and in-depth support to individuals with discrimination problems. You can contact EASS by telephone 0808 800 0082 or text phone 0808 800 0084.

If your enquiry relates to workplace relations and employment, including workplace discrimination, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) provides free authoritative and impartial advice to employees/applicants. You can contact ACAS via their website ( or via their telephone helpline 0300 123 1100.

Alternatively, you may wish to seek independent legal advice by contacting your local Citizens Advice Bureau ( or local Law Centre

Gender Pay Gap reporting


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Government Equalities Office
FOI Team
Cabinet Office
Room 405
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom

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