Public authorities

Found 474 public authorities in the category ‘Miscellaneous’

The Higher Education Academy may not be formally subject to Freedom of Information law. We list it here as its members are Universities UK and GuildHE...
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This body is subject to FOI in relation to its administrative functions. The Historical Institutional Abuse Redress Board, Northern Ireland, consid...
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The Independent Remuneration Board of the Senedd is an independent body responsible for ensuring Members of the Welsh Parliament / Senedd Cymru have th...
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The information authority was created in 2006 to set data standards and govern data collection and use for further education and training provision in...
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The company has special powers under various acts including the Manchester Ship Canal Acts. We expect these will make the company subject to the Enviro...
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The company claims not to be subject to FOI. [1] The service was set up by the now defunct Financial Services Authority in April 2010 as the Consume...
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Also called NARU This body supports ambulance services to help them operate in high-risk environments.
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The Standards Commissioner is an independent and impartial provider of advice on any matter of principle relating to Assembly Members’ conduct, and is...
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Also called NNFCC
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The National Stone Centre appears not to be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 however it is listed as a Local Government body by the Offic...
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Also called OZEV Part of Department for Transport and Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
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Also called Small Business Commissioner The role of this body is to ensure fair payment practices for Britain's small businesses, and support them in resolving their payment disputes with lar...
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Payment Systems Regulator Limited is a subsidiary of the Financial Conduct Authority
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The Rabbinical Commission for the Licensing of Shochetim was established under the Slaughter Houses Act 1974. Schedule one provides for the shechita (s...
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Also called CIC Regulator
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The trust has only police forces as members and so is subject to the Freedom of Information Act. The trust owns UKROEd Ltd, a company which oversees t...
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The Royal Household is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. Despite this "the Royal Household's policy is to provide information as freely a...
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Also called UKFPO The Foundation Programme is a two-year supervised programme of workplace-based learning for medical school graduates which exists to prepare junior doc...
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Also called UKHCDO This body is an independent charity and probably not formally subject to access to information laws.
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Also called UCAS UCAS is the central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to UK higher education institutions. The company is funded by univ...
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The trust is not subject to FOI. The trust is however classed as a public body.[1]
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The purpose of the Board is to determine applications under the Troubles Permanent Disablement Payment Scheme (also referred to as the Victims’ Payment...
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Also called WRAP While not subject to the FOI act WRAP has been listed on WhatDoTheyKnow as it has a major public role and is funded by the government.
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Also called YCC Wales YCC Wales is one of five regional adverse drug reaction monitoring centres, acting on behalf of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency...
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The Torbay Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer is not formally subject to Freedom of Information Law, we list them here because we thi...
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This authority is not currently subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 but is included on this site due to its public responsibilities. On 7...
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This body is probably not formally subject to FOI but we list it as it has a substantial public role. Previously the South East Local Transport Board.
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Also called UKARcs UKARcs runs the “Help to Buy” mortgage guarantee scheme on behalf of the Treasury.
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Also called UKAR UK Asset Resolution Limited (UKAR Limited) is the holding company established on 1 October 2010 to bring together the Government-owned businesses of Br...
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Also called ADMLC ADMLC aims to contribute to the current understanding of atmospheric dispersion and related phenomena. The Committee's work in regulating radioactive d...
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The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology describes itself as a strategic delivery partner for the Natural Environment Research Council, part of UK Researc...
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Also called CSF The UK Chemicals Stakeholder Forum (UKCSF) enables discussion between stakeholders, government and regulators in support of effective chemicals and was...
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The Co-ordinating Body is independent of the UK Paying Agencies, its functions are jointly executed by the Ministers of the UK Competent Authority unde...
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UK Government Investments Limited is the successor body to UK Financial Investments Limited (UKFI). UKFI was created in November 2008 as part of the U...
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Also called UK NSC The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) advises ministers and the NHS in the 4 UK countries about all aspects of population health screening and s...
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The UK Press Card Authority is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. We list it here as it has a public regulatory role in accrediting repres...
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Also called UKSBS Subject to Freedom of Information Law as it is wholly owned by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
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We are uncertain as to the status of this body under the Freedom of Information Act and under the Environmental Information Regulations, but have added...
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Universities Wales represents the interests of universities in Wales, and is a National Council of Universities UK.
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Also called ufi UfI runs "LearnDirect" also called UFI Limited.
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Also called UMBSM UMBSM is a Central Academic Body of the University of London.[1][2] Please consider making your request to the University itself rather than to this Ce...
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Also called ULIP University of London Institute in Paris is a Central Academic Body of the University of London.[1][2] Please consider making your request to the Univer...
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Previously known as The University of London International Academy. The University of London Worldwide is a Central Academic Body of the University of...
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Also called UNJL We are not 100% sure that this joint board is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
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Also called VSS The Victims and Survivors Service (VSS) is the delivery body for the Strategy for Victims and Survivors (2009).
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Viridor Credits is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Viridor Credits was set up to administer the Landfill Communities Fund on behalf...
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Also called WAO The Wales Audit Office work to support the Auditor General as the public sector watchdog for Wales There aim is to ensure that the people of Wales k...
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Also know as the "Office of the Secretary of State for Wales" and the "Welsh Office".
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Also called WPP The Wales Pension Partnership (WPP) was established in 2017. The WPP is a collaboration of the eight Local Government Pension Scheme funds covering the...
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Welcome to Yorkshire is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act Welcome to Yorkshire is the official destination management organisation (DMO)...
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The Welsh Book Council is probably not formally subject to the Freedom of Information Act, but we list it because its role is to support an industry on...
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A committee chaired by the Regional Schools Commissioner for West Midlands.
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Also known as the Shadow Authority for Westmorland and Furness Council. This body oversees the planning and preparation for a new unitary council, West...
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Also called Woolf College
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Working Ventures UK is an employer-led organisation which advises the Government on labour market policies and performance. It aims to help disadvantag...
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Yorkshire Universities is a charity and company. The vice-chancellors and principals of Yorkshire’s higher education institutions are the members of t...
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Also called Your Choice Barnet
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