Guide to Government
This section helps you find out more about the role of key Government departments, listed below.
Each guide includes an introduction to what the department does, who their ministers are and their responsibilities.
In addition initial contact details for each department have been included plus a link to their website.
- Cabinet Office
- HM Treasury
- Home Office
- Department for Transport
- Department for Education & Skills
- Department of Health
- Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
- Ministry of Defence
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for International Development
- Department of Trade and Industry
- Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Constitutional Affairs
(This new department will incorporate most of the responsibilities of the former Lord Chancellor's Department)
- Northern Ireland Office
- Privy Council Office
- Office of the Leader of the House of Commons