Ministry of Justice

Latest from the Ministry of Justice

  1. £15m government funding to fix court buildings
  2. Prison population figures: 2018
  3. Examining the efficacy of the Building Skills for Recovery programme for substance misusing offenders in custody

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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 33 agencies and public bodies.

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Our consultations

  1. Amending the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme
  2. Setting the Personal Injury Discount Rate: Call for evidence
  3. See all consultations

Our statistics

  1. Prison population figures: 2018
  2. User guide to legal aid statistics in England and Wales
  3. See all statistics

Our ministers

Our management

Richard Heaton
Richard Heaton
Permanent Secretary
Mike Driver
Chief Financial Officer and Head of the Government Finance Function
Mark Sweeney
Director General, Justice and Courts Policy Group
Justin Russell
Director General, Offender Reform and Commissioning Group
Susan Acland-Hood
Chief Executive and Board member, HM Courts & Tribunals Service
Michael Spurr
Chief Executive Officer, HM Prisons & Probation Service
Mark Rawlinson
Lead non-executive board member
Liz Doherty
Non-executive board member
Nick Campsie
Non-executive board member
Shirley Cooper
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.

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

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Procurement at MOJ
  2. Working for MOJ
  3. Jobs

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