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Tuesday, 2 October 2023

A-Z of central government

Lists central government departments, executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies

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Cabinet Office

Contact details for the Cabinet Office, which co-ordinates policy and strategy across government departments

Care Quality Commission

Contact details for the Care Quality Commission which regulates health and adult social care services in England


Contact information for Census 2001, which provides full results from the population census carried out in the UK in 2001

Census - Scotland

Contact information for Census 2001 - Scotland, which provides data on the 2001 census conducted in Scotland

Charity Commission

Contact details for the Charity Commission, the regulator and registrar for charities in England and Wales

Child Support Agency

Contact details for the Child Support Agency, which ensures that parents who live apart meet their financial responsibilities to their children

Civil Contingencies Secretariat

Contact details for the Civil Contingencies Secretariat

Civil Justice Council

Contact details for the Civil Justice Council, an independent public body with responsibility for overseeing and co-ordinating the modernisation of the civil justice system

Civil Service

Contact information for and information on the UK Civil Service

Coal Authority

Contact details for The Coal Authority, which is responsible for licensing coal mining operations in Britain and providing access to information on past and present coal mining operations

Communities and Local Government, Department for (DCLG)

The Department for Communities and Local Government sets policy on supporting local government; communities and neighbourhoods; regeneration; housing; planning, building and the environment; and fire.

Companies House

Contact details for Companies House, which incorporates and dissolves limited companies, and examines and stores company information

Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT)

Contact details for the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), which hears appeals against competition law decisions

Competition Commission

Contact details for the Competition Commission, which investigates markets, mergers between companies and the regulated industries like water

Courts Service

Contact details for Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service, which covers policy, legislation and the Magistrates' courts

Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)

Contact details for the Criminal Records Bureau, which helps organisations make safer recruitment decisions

Crown Estate

Contact details for the Crown Estate, which manages land and property across the UK being let through almost 10,000 tenancies

Crown Prosecution Service

Contact information for the Crown Prosecution Service, responsible for prosecuting people in England and Wales who have been charged with a criminal offence

Culture, Media and Sport, Department for

Contact details for the DCMS, responsible for government policy on the arts, sport, the National Lottery, tourism, libraries, museums and galleries, broadcasting, film, the music industry, the press, licensing, gambling and the historic environment

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