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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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Parliament, UK Houses of

Contact details for UK Houses of Parliament

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Office of the

Contact details for the Office of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, which handles independent investigations into complaints about government departments, some public bodies and the National Health Service

Passport Service

Contact details for the Identity and Passport Service which manages the application, renewal and amendments of passports for Britsh nationals resident in the UK

Patent Office

Contact details for the former Patent Office. Now known as the UK Intellectual Property Office, this is responsible for granting Intellectual Property rights in the UK.

Pensions, Department for Work and

Contact details for the Department for Work and Pensions. DWP is responsible for the government's welfare reform agenda. Delivering support and advice to people of working age, employers, disabled people, pensioners, families and children

Pensions Ombudsman

Contact information for Pensions Ombudsman. The Pensions Ombudsman investigates and decides complaints and disputes about the way that pension schemes are run

Pensions Service

Contact details for the Pension Service, part of the Department for Work and Pensions, which works out and pays pension entitlements

Planning Inspectorate

Contact details for the Planning Inspectorate, which processes planning and enforcement appeals and holds inquiries into local development plans in England and Wales

Prime Minister

Contact details for the Prime Minister's Office at 10 Downing Street, including information on policy, news and parliamentary speeches

Prison Service, Her Majesty's

Contact details for HM Prison Service, which serves the public by keeping in custody those committed by the courts

Prisons and Probation Ombudsman

Contact details for the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman, which investigates complaints from prisoners and those under probation supervision

Privy Council Office

Contact details for the Privy Council Office, one of the oldest parts of government

Public Guardian, Office of the

Contact details for the Office of the Public Guardian, which supports and promotes decision making for those who lack capacity or would like to plan for their future

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