The Cabinet Office plays a central role in planning for emergencies and works with other government departments to ensure that the UK is prepared to deal with unexpected events.
Guidance for the general public on how to prepare themselves, their families and their homes and businesses to cope during an emergency or disaster.
News and information service for emergency practitioners on planning for and responding to emergencies.
The Emergency Planning College offers training for organisations within and outside government, to help prepare them to deal with emergencies.
NSCWIP encourages improvements in the arrangements for warning members of the public of an imminent or actual threat to life, health or property and to inform them of the appropriate action to take.
Explaining the national intelligence machinery in the United Kingdom.
The DSI is to ensure that the Prime Minister and other senior Ministers are well served on cross-Government intelligence policy and security issues.
The NSS is responsible for supporting and advising the Prime Minister, and the Cabinet’s National Security Committee, on all areas of national security work, and ensuring the strengthening of the security of the UK and all of its citizens.
The JIC is responsible for providing Ministers and senior officials with coordinated interdepartmental intelligence assessments on a range of issues of immediate and long-term importance to national interests, primarily in the fields of security, defence and foreign affairs.
The ISC has parliamentary oversight of SIS, GCHQ and the Security Service. They are responsible for examining and reporting on the expenditure, administration and policy of the three Agencies.
The HMG Security Policy Framework outlines the mandatory protective security requirements (including physical, information and personnel security) which all Government Departments and Agencies must follow.