Media enquiries

Home Office press office

Journalists with enquiries can call the Home Office news desk on 020 7035 3535.

The desk operates from 7am to 8pm, Monday to Friday.

If you are not a member of the media, please use the Home Office public enquiries line: 020 7035 4848.

Press office out of hours number: 07623 514 628. Only urgent media calls will be attended to.

Press office senior management team

Head of news

Wendy Fielder

Deputy head of news

Kate Williams

Press secretary to the Home Secretary

Tom Lawrence

Chief press officers

  • crime, safeguarding and extremism: Marie Hagen
  • policing and fire, features and campaigns: Laura Mitchell
  • counter-terrorism: Emma Wall
  • immigration, borders, passports and regional team: Edwina Iddles
  • EU exit and international: Andrew Darby
  • newsdesk: Daniel O’Brien