UK government resources

GOV.UK is the main UK government gateway, aimed at the public.

Key institutions

UK Parliament

10 Downing Street

British Monarchy

Civil Service

Government departments

Cabinet Office

Home Office

HM Treasury

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Department for Communities and Local Government

Department of Health

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Department for Education

A full list of government departments (including websites) and ministers is available either on the UK Parliament website or the Cabinet Office website.

Devolved and local government

Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government

Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Executive

National Assembly for Wales and Welsh Assembly Government

Directory of local councils on the GOV.UK website

Political parties

Conservative Party

Labour Party

Liberal Democrats

A full list of political parties can be found on the Electoral Commission’s register of political parties.

Other useful resources

UK legislation database

UK government data

Office for National Statistics

Cabinet Office guide to how government works

The Coalition: Our programme for government