- acting for Government in our regions and localities
- acting for our regions and localities in Government
- building partnerships and delivering in partnership
As a Network we provide a base of policy experts from across government. We
specialise in knowing and understanding the regions and aim to ensure that
government policies and programmes can be delivered effectively.
We also identify local issues and feedback to influence emerging policy
development. Government Offices (GOs) also have a key role in overseeing
contingency planning, so Government can respond to large-scale emergencies
in an integrated way.
This site contains general information on the work of the GO Network,
drawing together national policies, news, and events across the regions.
You can access the nine GO regions by using the map to the right, or any of
the regional images across the top of the screen. Find out more about
We greatly value your feedback. Please email us at:
What's happening nationally?
This consultation explores whether local government has the powers it needs
to meet today's challenges, as part of the Government's drive to renew
Britain's democracy and build trust in the political system at all levels.
ministers are supported by local Government
Offices. They bring together key individuals and partners in the
region to identify key challenges, and develop partnership approaches to
address them. Regional ministers champion their regions
locally and nationally.
The Real Help Now websites signposts businesses and
individuals facing the effects of the economic downturn to national
sources of help, advice and support.