10.0201 National Government Departments

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

Description

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) works to make sure the UK has secure, clean, affordable energy supplies and promote international action to mitigate climate change.
DECC is a ministerial department, supported by 8 agencies and public bodies.

DECC is responsible for:

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Location

3 Whitehall Place,
London, Westminster SW1A 2AW
United Kingdom

Department for Transport (DFT)

Description

The Department for Transport was set up to provide a stronger focus on delivering the Government's transport strategy. Its objective is to oversee the delivery of a reliable, safe and secure transport system that responds efficiently to the needs of individuals and business whilst safeguarding the environment. Read more »

Location

Great Minster House,
33 Horseferry Road,
London, Westminster SW1P 4DR
United Kingdom

Department for International Development (DFID)

Description

When the Department for International Development (DFID) was set up in 1997, it made fighting world poverty its top priority. This marked a turning point for Britain’s aid programme, which until then had mainly involved economic development. The current Government has made a committment to raise the UK’s contribution to Aid and Development to 0.7% of GDP. Read more »

Location

22 Whitehall,
London, Westminster SW1A 2EG
United Kingdom

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

Description

DCLG works to move decision-making power from central government to local councils. This helps put communities in charge of planning, increases accountability and helps citizens to see how their money is being spent.

DCLG is a ministerial department, supported by 13 agencies and public bodies

Location

Eland House,
Bressenden Place,
London, Westminster SW1E 5DU
United Kingdom

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Description

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is the department for economic growth. The department invests in skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help people to start and grow a business. BIS also protects consumers and reduces the impact of regulation. Read more »

Location

1 Victoria Street,
London, Westminster SW1H 0ET
United Kingdom

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

Description

Aims to ensure that consumers benefit from competitively priced food, produced to high standards of safety, environmental care and animal welfare and from a sustainable, efficient food chain, and to contribute to the well-being of rural and coastal communities. Read more »

Location

Area 8E, 9 Millbank,
C/o, 17 Smith Square,
London SW1P 3JR
United Kingdom
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