The Cabinet Office is at the centre of government, making government work
better. This website brings together information from units in the
New guidance for professional charity fundraisers
The Cabinet Office has announced the release of draft guidance to help
professional fundraisers and retailers who raise money for charity
through sales to comply with new laws, the announcement was made by Phil
Hope MP who is Minister for the Third Sector.
Strategy Unit sets out the challenges that lie ahead
The Strategy Unit has published an assessment of the future strategic
challenges for Britain. Drawing on an analysis of trends and drivers of
change, future projections and scenarios from inside and outside
government and a detailed analysis of Britain's strengths and
weaknesses, the resulting assessment provides a comprehensive review of
the long term challenges and opportunities for Britain.
Ed Miliband calls for more responsive public services
Ed Miliband, Minister for the Cabinet Office, today set out his vision
for more responsive public services that live up to a modern vision of
equality. The Minister was speaking on the same day the Strategy Unit in
the Cabinet Office published a short paper looking at some of the
strategic long-term challenges facing the UK and what that might mean for
the future of public services.
Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) annual report
The ISC is required by the Intelligence Services Act 1994 to produce an
annual report on the discharge of its functions, which the Prime Minister
is then responsible for laying before Parliament.
This report, and the Government's response to it, has now been
Phil Hope to champion East Midlands
The Prime Minister has appointed Cabinet Office Minister Phil Hope as the
new Minister for the East Midlands.
New Minister appointed to the Cabinet Office
Following on from Gillian Merron's departure to the Department for
International Development, Tom Watson MP has been appointed as new
Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office.
Pre-appointment hearings by Select Committees
Ed Miliband, Minister for the Cabinet Office, today wrote to the Liaison
Committee setting out progress on a proposal in the Governance of Britain
Green Paper to increase Parliamentary scrutiny of appointments to certain
posts by way of pre-appointment hearings. The letter sets out the
proposed list of appointments that should be subject to pre-appointment
scrutiny and very much welcomes the views of the Committee.
Do you have a local hero?
Prime Minister Gordon Brown is calling on communities across the country
to identify the local heroes who they believe should be honoured by the
Cabinet Committees List released
An updated Cabinet Committees list is available, the list shows that
two new Cabinet Committees have been created, one on Health and Wellbeing
and one on Africa.