Ministry of Justice

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What the Ministry of Justice does

The Ministry of Justice is a major government department, at the heart of the justice system. We work to protect and advance the principles of justice. Our vision is to deliver a world-class justice system that works for everyone in society.

MOJ is a ministerial department, supported by 34 agencies and public bodies.

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Our ministers

Our management

Interim Permanent Secretary
Interim Chief Financial Officer and Director General of CFO Group
Chief Executive and Board member, HM Courts & Tribunals Service
Chief Executive Officer, HM Prison & Probation Service
Director General of Probation and Wales
Director General, Prisons
Chief People Officer
Legal director
Lead non-executive board member
Non-executive board member
Non-executive board member
Non-executive board member

Contact MOJ

General enquiries

102 Petty France
United Kingdom


0203 334 3555


152380 Westminster 8

The general enquiries phone line is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm.

We cannot respond to documents sent by post due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Please use the online contact form instead. Responses will take longer than usual.

Personal data requests

Use this link to request your personal data from the Ministry of Justice

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 using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Disclosure team
Postal Point 10.38, Floor 10
102 Petty France
United Kingdom

High profile groups within MOJ

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.