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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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Department for Education

The Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) has now been replaced by the Department of Education

Electoral Commission

Contact information for the Electoral Commission, an independent body which aims to increase public confidence in the democratic process within the UK - encouraging people to take part, promoting public awareness of electoral matters, and regulating political parties

Employment Tribunals

Contact details for Employment Tribunals

Enterprise and Business Support

Contact details for the Enterprise Directorate (formerly the Small Business Service), which aims to make the UK the best place in the world to start and grow a business

Environment Agency

Contact details for the Environment Agency, the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for

Contact details for DEFRA, working to provide government policy and advice on environmental, agricultural and rural issues

Equal Opportunities Commission

The former Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is now replaced by the Equality and Human Rights Commission

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Contact details for the Equality and Human Rights Commission, an independent body working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and build good relations

European Consumer Centre for Services

Contact details for the European Consumer Centre for Services, a free service that lets you know your consumer rights when buying services in other European countries

European Ombudsman

Contact details for the European Ombudsman, which investigates misadministration in European Community bodies

European Parliament

Contact details for the European Parliament

European Union

Contact details for your questions on the European Union

Export Credits Guarantee Department

Contact details for the Export Credits Guarantee Department, which provides support for UK exporters

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