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Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)

Contact details for Acas, an organisation which aims to improve organisations and working life through better employment relations

Adjudicator's Office

Contact information for the Adjudicator's Office, which investigates complaints about HM Revenue & Customs

Animal Health

Contact details for Animal Health which is an executive agency of Defra, responsible for ensuring that farmed animals in Great Britain are healthy, disease-free and well looked after

Appeals Service

Contact details for the Appeals Service, which arranges and hears appeals on decisions regarding: Pensions Credit, Child Tax Credit, Compensation Recovery, Tax Credit, Vaccine Damage , Council Tax Benefit , Housing Benefit , Child Support and Social Security

Assets Recovery Agency

Contact details for Assets Recovery Agency, which was established to disrupt organised criminal enterprises through the recovery of criminal assets and also aims to promote the use of financial investigation as an integral part of criminal investigation

Association of National Park Authorities

Contact information for the Association of National Park Authorities, the central organisation of the National Parks in the United Kingdom

Association of Police Authorities

Contact information for the Association of Police Authorities, the national voice for police authorities in the United Kingdom

Attorney General's Office

Contact details for the Attorney General's Office, the chief legal advisor to the government

Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales

Contact details for the Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales, responsible for ensuring that public money is spent economically, efficiently, and effectively in the areas of local government, housing, health, criminal justice and fire and rescue services

Audit Scotland

Contact information for Audit Scotland, which investigates public spending in Scotland

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