Media enquiries

Press office contacts

News Desk: 020 3334 3536 (Monday to Friday: 7am to 6pm)

Specialist Desks: see contacts below (Monday to Friday: 9am to 5.30pm)

Emergency media calls (out-of-hours): 07659 173 270

Press Office Senior Management Team

Head of News

  • Samana Haq

Deputy Head of News

  • Jen Wood: 020 3334 3518

Specialist Desks

News Desk

Open 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday: 020 3334 3536

First point of contact for all breaking news and major developments, including interview requests, central co-ordination of departmental enquiries, facts, figures and statistics, statements and diary information.

Chief Press Officer

  • Georgina Mear 020 3334 3374

Press Officers

  • Senior Press Officer: Anna Rutter 020 3334 4584
  • Press Officers: 020 3334 3536
    • Asha Budhu
    • Hannah Butler
    • Hannah Galley
    • Emily Howard
    • Shaun Payne

Prisons and Probation desk

Chief Press Officer

  • Shaun Jepson: 020 3334 3521

Prisons

  • Senior Press Officer: Emma Beer: 020 3334 2577
  • Senior Press Officer: Louise Northam: 020 3334 3510
  • Press Officer: Danielle McGuigan: 0203 545 8965
  • Press Officer: Perdi Forster

Probation and Youth

  • Senior Press Officer: Ben Stack: 020 3334 3506
  • Press Officer: Jacob Landers 020 3334 3543

Criminal, Civil, Courts and Rights Desk

Chief Press Officer

  • Simon Barret: 020 3334 4582

Criminal Justice

  • Senior Press Officer: Tom Hewett 020 3334 3970
  • Press Officer: Sebastian Walters: 020 3334 3529

Civil and Family

  • Senior Press Officer: Andrew Hamilton: 0203 545 8953

Global Britain and law

  • Senior Press Officer: Mark Mudie: 0203 334 5422

Courts

  • Senior Press Officer: Alice Booth 020 3334 4872
  • Press Officer: Neil Murchison 020 3334 3728

Horizon Scanning: News Planning, Events and Visits Desk

Head of planning: Martha Lloyd-James / Lisa Frascarelli: 020 3334 3542 / 020 3334 3524

  • Senior Press Officer: Richard Shand: 0203 334 4078
  • Press Officer: Dan Mulloy: 0203 545 8967

Digital Communications desk

  • Senior Digital Content Manager: Hannah Young: 020 3334 3516

Media enquiries

Please note these numbers are for journalists only:

News desk: 020 3334 3536 (Monday to Friday: 7am to 6pm)

Emergency media calls (out of hours): 07659 173 270

General enquiries

If you are not calling from the media, you can contact us online or by phone.