What we do

HM Treasury is the government’s economic and finance ministry, maintaining control over public spending, setting the direction of the UK’s economic policy and working to achieve strong and sustainable economic growth.

HMT is a ministerial department, supported by 9 agencies and public bodies.

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Our policies

  1. Reducing tax evasion and avoidance

    HMRC works to reduce tax evasion and avoidance, including preventing evasion and avoidance, giving people opportunities to declare what they owe, and prosecuting more people who break the law.

  2. Making companies more accountable to shareholders and the public

    Making companies more accountable will make them more attractive to investors and make the public want to buy their products and services.

  3. Growing the social investment market

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

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Our announcements

Our consultations

  1. Banking reform: draft pensions regulations

    • 17 February 2015
    • Consultation outcome
  2. Local welfare provision in 2015 to 2016

    • 3 February 2015
    • Consultation outcome

See all our consultations

Our publications

  1. PFI/PF2 tracker: Department of Health

    • 27 February 2015
    • Transparency data
  2. PFI/PF2 tracker: Department for Education

    • 27 February 2015
    • Transparency data

See all our publications

Our statistics

  1. Public Spending Statistics release: February 2015

    • 27 February 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. Pocket databank: economic indicators

    • 26 February 2015
    • Statistics - national statistics

See all our statistics

Our ministers

Our management

Contact HMT

HM Treasury

The Correspondence and Enquiry Unit
1 Horse Guards Road


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

Correspondence and Enquiry Unit 2/W1
Freedom of Information Section
HM Treasury
1 Horse Guards Road


High profile groups within HMT

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.