What we do

We work to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.

MOJ is a ministerial department, supported by 32 agencies and public bodies.

Read more about what we do


Our announcements

  1. Prisons and Courts Bill: what it means for you

    • News story
  2. Prison governor empowerment and accountability

    • Written statement to Parliament

See all our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Prison population figures: 2017

    • Official Statistics
  2. Criminal Justice System statistics quarterly: September 2016

    • National Statistics

See all our statistics

Contact MOJ

General enquiries

102 Petty France


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 at:

Freedom of Information requests

Data Access and Compliance Unit
Postal Point 10.31, Floor 10
102 Petty France


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.