Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)
BIS brings all of the levers of the economy together in one place. Our policy areas – from skills and higher education to innovation and science to business and trade – can all help to drive growth.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
The overarching challenge for Defra is to secure a healthy environment in which we and future generations can prosper.
Department of Transport (DfT)
The DfT plays a major role in the protection of the marine environment, particularly in respect of fisheries and in ensuring, in co-operation with the FSA, the safety of the aquatic food chain, including the safety of consumers of fish and shellfish.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
HSE's job is to protect people against risks to health or safety arising out of work activities.
Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD)
The primary aim of CRD is to ensure the safe use of biocides, industrial chemicals, pesticides and detergents to protect the health of people and the environment.
Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)
The vision of the VMD is the responsible, safe and effective use of veterinary medicinal products. In working towards achieving this vision the VMD aims to protect public health, animal health, the environment and promote animal welfare by assuring the safety, quality and efficacy of veterinary medicines.
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
We enhance and safeguard the health of the public by ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe. No product is risk-free.
Home Office (Home Office)
The Home Office is the lead government department for immigration and passports, drugs policy, counter-terrorism, police, and science and research.
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UK Parliament (UK Parliament)
Scottish Executive (Scotland)
National Assembly for Wales (Wales)
Northern Ireland Executive (NI)