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Ministerial departments

24All live on GOV.UK

  1. Works with 4 agencies and public bodies

  2. Works with 19 agencies and public bodies

  3. Works with 48 agencies and public bodies

    Department for Business, Innovation & Skills homepage

    Non-ministerial department

    1. Competition and Markets Authority
    2. Land Registry
    3. Office of Fair Trading
    4. Ordnance Survey
    5. UK Trade & Investment

    Executive agency

    1. Companies House
    2. The Insolvency Service
    3. Intellectual Property Office
    4. Met Office
    5. National Measurement Office
    6. Skills Funding Agency
    7. UK Space Agency

    Executive non-departmental public body

    1. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
    2. Arts and Humanities Research Council
    3. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    4. British Hallmarking Council
    5. Capital for Enterprise Limited
    6. Competition Commission
    7. Competition Service
    8. Construction Industry Training Board
    9. Consumer Futures
    10. Economic and Social Research Council
    11. Engineering Construction Industry Training Board
    12. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
    13. Higher Education Funding Council for England
    14. Medical Research Council
    15. Natural Environment Research Council
    16. Office for Fair Access
    17. Science and Technology Facilities Council
    18. Student Loans Company
    19. Technology Strategy Board
    20. UK Atomic Energy Authority
    21. UK Commission for Employment and Skills

    Advisory non-departmental public body

    1. Council for Science and Technology
    2. Industrial Development Advisory Board
    3. Land Registration Rule Committee
    4. Low Pay Commission
    5. Regulatory Policy Committee

    Tribunal non-departmental public body

    1. Central Arbitration Committee
    2. Competition Appeal Tribunal
    3. Copyright Tribunal
    4. Insolvency Practitioners Tribunal


    1. Certification Office
    2. Government Office for Science
    3. Groceries Code Adjudicator
    4. Office of Manpower Economics
    5. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
    6. UK Green Investment Bank
  4. Works with 11 agencies and public bodies

  5. Works with 43 agencies and public bodies

  6. Works with 9 agencies and public bodies

  7. Works with 37 agencies and public bodies

  8. Works with 2 agencies and public bodies

  9. Works with 23 agencies and public bodies

  10. Works with 12 agencies and public bodies

  11. Works with 8 agencies and public bodies

  12. Works with 23 agencies and public bodies

  13. Works with 11 agencies and public bodies

  14. Works with 7 agencies and public bodies

    HM Treasury homepage

    Non-ministerial department

    1. NS&I

    Executive agency

    1. UK Debt Management Office

    Executive non-departmental public body

    1. Office for Budget Responsibility

    Advisory non-departmental public body

    1. Royal Mint Advisory Committee


    1. The Crown Estate
    2. Royal Mint
    3. UK Financial Investments Limited
  15. Works with 26 agencies and public bodies

  16. Works with 26 agencies and public bodies

  17. Works with 37 agencies and public bodies

  18. Works with 3 agencies and public bodies

  19. Works with 1 public body

    Scotland Office homepage

    Advisory non-departmental public body

    1. Boundary Commission for Scotland
  20. Works with 1 public body

    UK Export Finance homepage

    Advisory non-departmental public body

    1. Export Guarantees Advisory Council

Agencies & other public bodies


  1. The Adjudicator’s Office
  2. Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee
  3. Advisory Committee on Business Appointments
  4. Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards
  5. Advisory Committee on Conscientious Objectors
  6. Advisory Committee on Pesticides
  7. Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment
  8. Advisory Committees on Justices of the Peace
  9. The Advisory Council on National Records and Archives
  10. Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
  11. Advisory Group on Military Medicine
  12. Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information
  13. Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
  14. Agricultural Dwelling House Advisory Committees (x16)
  15. Agricultural Land and Drainage Tribunal
  16. Agricultural Wages Committee
  17. Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  18. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  19. Airports Commission
  20. Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency
  21. Animals in Science Committee
  22. Armed Forces' Pay Review Body
  23. Arts Council England
  24. Arts and Humanities Research Council
  25. Big Lottery Fund
  26. Biometrics Commissioner
  27. Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
  28. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  29. Boundary Commission for England
  30. Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland
  31. Boundary Commission for Scotland
  32. Boundary Commission for Wales
  33. British Council
  34. British Film Institute
  35. British Hallmarking Council
  36. British Library
  37. British Museum
  38. British Pharmacopoeia Commission
  39. British Transport Police Authority
  40. Broads Authority
  41. Building Regulations Advisory Committee
  42. Cafcass
  43. Capital for Enterprise Limited
  44. Care Quality Commission
  45. Central Advisory Committee on Pensions and Compensation
  46. Central Arbitration Committee
  47. Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  48. Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure
  49. Certification Office
  50. Chevening Foundation
  51. Civil Justice Council
  52. Civil Nuclear Police Authority
  53. Civil Procedure Rule Committee
  54. Civil Service Commission
  55. The Coal Authority
  56. Commission on Human Medicines
  57. Commissioner for Public Appointments
  58. Committee on Climate Change
  59. Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment
  60. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  61. Committee on Standards in Public Life
  62. Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK
  63. Companies House
  64. Competition Appeal Tribunal
  65. Competition Commission
  66. Competition Service
  67. Construction Industry Training Board
  68. Consumer Council for Water
  69. Consumer Futures
  70. Copyright Tribunal
  71. Council for Science and Technology
  72. Covent Garden Market Authority
  73. Criminal Cases Review Commission
  74. Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
  75. Criminal Procedure Rule Committee
  76. The Crown Estate
  77. Dartmoor National Park Authority
  78. Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
  79. Defence Nuclear Safety Committee
  80. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  81. Defence Scientific Advisory Council
  82. Defence Sixth Form College
  83. Defence Support Group
  84. Defence, Press and Broadcasting Advisory Committee
  85. Directly Operated Railways Limited
  86. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  87. Disclosure and Barring Service
  88. Drinking Water Inspectorate
  89. Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
  90. Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
  91. Driving Standards Agency
  92. Economic and Social Research Council
  93. Education Funding Agency
  94. Engineering Construction Industry Training Board
  95. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
  96. English Heritage
  97. Environment Agency
  98. Equality 2025
  99. Equality and Human Rights Commission
  100. Exmoor National Park Authority
  101. Export Guarantees Advisory Council
  102. FCO Services
  103. Family Justice Council
  104. Family Procedure Rule Committee
  105. Fire Service College
  106. Fleet Air Arm Museum
  107. The Food and Environment Research Agency
  108. Foreign Compensation Commission
  109. Forensic Science Regulator
  110. Forest Enterprise (England)
  111. Forest Research
  112. Fuel Poverty Advisory Group
  113. Gambling Commission
  114. Gangmasters Licensing Authority
  115. Geffrye Museum
  116. Government Communications Headquarters
  117. Government Equalities Office
  118. Government Estates Management
  119. Government Office for Science
  120. Government Procurement Service
  121. Great Britain-China Centre
  122. Groceries Code Adjudicator
  123. HM Courts and Tribunals Service
  124. HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate
  125. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary
  126. HM Inspectorate of Prisons
  127. HM Inspectorate of Probation
  128. HM Passport Office
  129. HM Prison Service
  130. Health Education England
  131. Health Research Authority
  132. Health and Safety Executive
  133. Health and Social Care Information Centre
  134. Heritage Lottery Fund
  135. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  136. Higher Education Funding Council for England
  137. Highways Agency
  138. Homes and Communities Agency
  139. Horniman Public Museum and Public Park Trust
  140. Horserace Betting Levy Board
  141. House of Lords Appointments Commission
  142. Housing Ombudsman
  143. Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
  144. Human Tissue Authority
  145. Imperial War Museum
  146. Independent Advisory Panel on Deaths in Custody
  147. Independent Agricultural Appeals Panel
  148. Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
  149. Independent Commission for Aid Impact
  150. Independent Living Fund
  151. Independent Monitoring Boards of Prisons, Immigration, Removal Centres and Short Term Holding Rooms
  152. Independent Police Complaints Commission
  153. Independent Reconfiguration Panel
  154. Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
  155. Industrial Development Advisory Board
  156. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  157. Information Commissioner's Office
  158. Insolvency Practitioners Tribunal
  159. Insolvency Rules Committee
  160. The Insolvency Service
  161. Intellectual Property Office
  162. Intelligence Services Commissioner
  163. Interception of Communications Commissioner
  164. Investigatory Powers Tribunal
  165. Joint Nature Conservation Committee
  166. Judicial Appointments Commission
  167. Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman
  168. Lake District National Park Authority
  169. Land Registration Rule Committee
  170. Law Commission
  171. Leasehold Advisory Service
  172. Legal Aid Agency
  173. The Legal Ombudsman
  174. Legal Services Board
  175. Local Government Ombudsman
  176. Low Pay Commission
  177. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  178. Marine Management Organisation
  179. Maritime and Coastguard Agency
  180. Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission
  181. The McKay Commission
  182. Medical Research Council
  183. Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
  184. Met Office
  185. Migration Advisory Committee
  186. Monitor
  187. NHS Blood and Transplant
  188. NHS Business Services Authority
  189. NHS England
  190. NHS Litigation Authority
  191. NHS Pay Review Body
  192. NHS Trust Development Authority
  193. National Army Museum
  194. National College for Teaching and Leadership
  195. National DNA Database Ethics Group
  196. National Employer Advisory Board
  197. National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Corporation
  198. National Forest Company
  199. National Fraud Authority
  200. National Gallery
  201. National Heritage Memorial Fund
  202. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
  203. National Lottery Commission
  204. National Measurement Office
  205. National Museum of the Royal Navy
  206. National Museums Liverpool
  207. National Offender Management Service
  208. National Portrait Gallery
  209. Natural England
  210. Natural Environment Research Council
  211. Natural History Museum
  212. New Forest National Park Authority
  213. North York Moors National Park Authority
  214. Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
  215. Northern Lighthouse Board
  216. Northumberland National Park Authority
  217. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  218. Nuclear Liabilities Financing Assurance Board
  219. Nuclear Research Advisory Council
  220. Ofcom
  221. Office for Budget Responsibility
  222. Office for Fair Access
  223. Office for National Statistics
  224. Office of Manpower Economics
  225. Office of Surveillance Commissioners
  226. Office of the Children's Commissioner
  227. Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner
  228. Office of the Public Guardian
  229. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  230. The Office of the Schools Commissioner
  231. Official Solicitor and Public Trustee
  232. Olympic Delivery Authority
  233. Olympic Lottery Distributor
  234. Parades Commission for Northern Ireland
  235. The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
  236. The Parole Board of England and Wales
  237. Passenger Focus
  238. Peak District National Park Authority
  239. Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman
  240. The Pensions Advisory Service
  241. Pensions Ombudsman
  242. The Pensions Regulator
  243. Planning Inspectorate
  244. Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal
  245. Police Advisory Board for England and Wales
  246. Police Arbitration Tribunal
  247. Police Discipline Appeals Tribunal
  248. Police Negotiating Board
  249. Prison Service Pay Review Body
  250. Prisons and Probation Ombudsman
  251. Privy Council Office
  252. Probation Trusts
  253. Public Health England
  254. Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
  255. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  256. Regulatory Policy Committee
  257. Remploy Ltd
  258. Review Board for Government Contracts
  259. Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration
  260. The Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest
  261. Royal Air Force Museum
  262. Royal Armouries Museum
  263. Royal Marines Museum
  264. Royal Mint
  265. Royal Mint Advisory Committee
  266. Royal Museums Greenwich
  267. Royal Navy Submarine Museum
  268. Royal Parks
  269. Rural Payments Agency
  270. School Teachers' Review Body
  271. Science Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons
  272. Science Advisory Council
  273. Science Museum Group
  274. Science and Technology Facilities Council
  275. Sea Fish Industry Authority
  276. Secret Intelligence Service
  277. Security Industry Authority
  278. The Security Service
  279. Security Vetting Appeals Panel
  280. Senior Salaries Review Body
  281. Sentencing Council for England and Wales
  282. Service Complaints Commissioner
  283. Service Prosecuting Authority
  284. Sir John Soane's Museum
  285. Skills Funding Agency
  286. Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
  287. Social Security Advisory Committee
  288. South Downs National Park Authority
  289. Sport England
  290. Sports Grounds Safety Authority
  291. Standards and Testing Agency
  292. Student Loans Company
  293. Surveillance Camera Commissioner
  294. The Tate
  295. Technical Advisory Board
  296. Technology Strategy Board
  297. The Theatres Trust
  298. Traffic Commissioners
  299. Treasure Valuation Committee
  300. Tribunal Procedure Committee
  301. Trinity House
  302. Trust ports
  303. UK Anti-Doping
  304. UK Atomic Energy Authority
  305. UK Commission for Employment and Skills
  306. UK Debt Management Office
  307. UK Financial Investments Limited
  308. UK Green Investment Bank
  309. UK Hydrographic Office
  310. UK Space Agency
  311. UK Sport
  312. Valuation Office Agency
  313. Valuation Tribunal
  314. Vehicle Certification Agency
  315. Vehicle and Operator Services Agency
  316. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  317. Veterinary Medicines Directorate
  318. Veterinary Products Committee
  319. Victims' Advisory Panel
  320. Victims' Commissioner
  321. Victoria and Albert Museum
  322. VisitBritain
  323. VisitEngland
  324. Wallace Collection
  325. West Northamptonshire Development Corporation
  326. Westminster Foundation for Democracy
  327. Wilton Park
  328. Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
  329. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

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