Guidance overview: Devolution: Guidance for civil servants

A guide for civil servants explaining devolution and how it will change the way they work with devolved administrations.



This guide sets out the context for devolution and how it will affect the day-to-day work of civil servants. It also contains information on working with devolved administrations and a list of devolution coordinators who can provide more detailed advice and guidance where required.

Published 29 July 2015
Last updated 24 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Some contact details updated.

  2. Updated devolution contact details for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Department of Health and Social Care and Department for International Trade.

  3. Added 'Competition and Markets Authority' contact to the devolution coordinator contact details section.

  4. Added Food Standards Agency to 'Devolution coordinator contact details' section.

  5. Updated section 2 of attachment.

  6. Updated contact details for Ministry of Defence devolution contact.

  7. Updated devolution coordinator contact details.

  8. Updated attachment.

  9. Contact updated

  10. Updated the guidance

  11. Updated contact details

  12. First published.