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: 07659 174240. Only urgent media calls will be attended to.

Press office senior management team

Head of news

Andy Tighe

Deputy head of news

Trish Keville

Chief press officers

  • policing, crime and fire: Ben Biddulph
  • borders, serious organised crime, counter terror and extremism: Kate Williams
  • immigration, HM Passport Office and Syria: Simon Alford
  • strategy, international and features and campaigns: Nick Coligan
  • news desk and corporate affairs: Daniel Mazliah