The Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and the Cabinet in the organisation and coordination of government business. This includes the structuring of government departments and agencies, allocation of ministerial responsibilities, policy development and the legislative programme in Parliament.

Government structure

The Cabinet table; Crown copyright

The Prime Minister is responsible for the overall organisation of the executive and the allocation of functions between ministers

Codes of conduct and ethics

Whitehall sign; Crown copyright

The Cabinet Office provides advice on the Civil Service Code, the Ministerial Code and the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers

Honours and awards

Order of the British Empire (OBE); PA copyright

The Cabinet Office manages the UK honours system and is responsible for related policy work

Parliamentary business

The House of Commons; Crown copyright

The Cabinet Office supports the PM and the Leader of the House of Commons in managing the legislative programme


Parliament by night; Parliament copyright

Latest news on HM Government


Aerial view of Whitehall; PA copyright

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