Ministry of Defence

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Organisations

Propaganda and information control

Regiments and units

Educational centres

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom | Royal College of Defence Studies | Joint Services Command and Staff College | Research & Assessment Branch | Conflict Studies Research Centre | Advanced Research and Assessment Group |

Agencies

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Defence Evaluation and Research Agency | Army Base Repair Organisation (ABRO) Merged with DARA to become DSG (Defence Support Group) | Allenby Connaught Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (AWAC) Career Transition Partnership Corporate Business Modelling Language (CBML) Directorate of Aviation Regulation & Safety (DARS) Development, Concepts & Doctrine Centre (DCDC) Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) Defence Intelligence Staff (DIS) Defence Medical Services (DMS) Defence Support Group Formed of ABRO and DARA who merged on 1st April 2008 | Directorate of Reserve Forces & Cadets (DRFC) Defence Scientific Advisory Council (DSAC) Directorate of Safety and Claims (DSC) Defence Training Review Rationalisation Integrated Project Team (DTR IPT) Defence Vetting Agency (DVA) Information Coherence Authority for Defence (ICAD) MOD Partnering Support Group (MOD PSG) MOD Art Collection MOD Medal Office Ministry of Defence Police & Guarding Agency (MDPGA) Network Enabled Capability (NEC) People Pay and Pensions Agency (PPPA) Private Finance Unit (PFU) Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA) Science Innovation Technology (SIT) Veterans Policy Unit (VPU) Whole Fleet Management IPT (WFM IPT)[4]

Issues, operations and concepts

Weapons and materials

Hellfire Missile

People

Ministers

  • Michael Fallon - Secretary of State for Defence
  • Harriett Baldwin - Minister of State for Defence Procurement
  • Mark Lancaster - Minister of State for the Armed Forces, appointed 13 June 2017, previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defence Personnel and Veterans from 12 May 2015 to 13 June 2017.
  • Earl Howe - Minister of State (Unpaid)
  • [[xxx] TD MP - Parliamentary Under Secretary
  • Julian Brazier - Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Reserves

Previous Ministers

  • Philip Dunne - Minister of State for Defence Procurement until 2016
  • Mike Penning MP Minister of State for the Armed Forces 2016-2017
  • Penny Mordaunt - Minister of State for the Armed Forces - 2015- July 2016
  • Secretary of State for Defence: Dr Liam Fox.[5] Responsible for the formulation and conduct of defence policy.[6] Resigned over scandal in 2011.
  • Minister of State for the Armed Forces: Nick Harvey.[7] responsible for operational and policy issues affecting the Armed Forces.[8]
  • Minister for International Security Strategy: Gerald Howarth.[9]
  • Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans: Andrew Robathan.[10]
  • Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology: Peter Luff.[11] Has responsibility for procurement of defence equipment and defence exports.[12]
  • Under Secretary of State and the Lords Spokesman on Defence: Lord Astor.[13]
  • Mark Francois - Minister of State for the Armed Forces
  • Anna Soubry - Minister of State for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans
  • Under Secretary of State and the Lords Spokesman on Defence: Lord Astor.[14]

Special Advisers

Chiefs of Staff

Senior Officials

Media Communications

Director general of Media Communications Simon Macdowall

MoD Press Office 2009

  • Director of News James Shelley Tel: 020 721 85317
  • Chief Press Officer 1 (Policy & Personnel) Nick Pett Tel: 020 721 82906
  • Chief Press Officer 2 (Equipment & Operations) Miguel Head Tel: 020 721 84677
  • Media Operations Team Co-ordinates media bids to visit Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans and other operational theatres.

Squadron Leader Roger Flynn Tel. 020 721 86200 Regional media are encouraged to contact their Regional Defence Press Officer:

  • SCOTLAND Sara Reed Tel: 0131 310 2005 Mob: 07747 767963
  • NORTH EAST Sean Edmunds Tel: 01904 662433 Mob: 07900 138122
  • NORTH WEST Greg Stringer Tel: 01772 260219 Mob: 07899 962569
  • MIDLANDS Mervyn Wynne Jones Tel: 01743 262338
  • WALES Paul Barnard Tel: 01446 744044 Mob: 07876 477795
  • EASTERN Eleanor Treharne-Jones Tel: 01480 425346 Mob: 07876 477803
  • SOUTH EAST Susan Coulthard Tel: 020 721 83259 Mob: 07768 618495
  • SOUTH WEST Jason Impey Tel: 01980 672347
  • NORTHERN IRELAND Ken Johnston Tel: 02892 263261 Mob: 07740 842454[21]

MoD press office 2007

Individuals involved in propaganda

Lobbying firms

Notes

  1. MoD 15 Psyops Group
  2. http://www.mod.uk/news/green_book/index.htm http://www.army.mod.uk/documents/general/GreenBook.pdf
  3. MoD Command Support and Intelligence Solutions Integrated Project Team (CSIS IPT), accessed 28 November 2009
  4. MoD Agencies and Organisations, accessed 11 September 2010
  5. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  6. Defence Organisation, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  7. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  8. Defence Organisation, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  9. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  10. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  11. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  12. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  13. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  14. Ministers, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  15. Chief of the Defence Staff, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  16. Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS) Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  17. First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  18. Chief of the General Staff, Ministry of Defence, 21 November 2010.
  19. Chief of the Air Staff, Ministry of Defence, accessed 21 November 2010.
  20. {http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/AboutDefence/People/SeniorOfficials/ Senior Officials], Ministry of Defence, 21 November 2010.
  21. MoD Media Enquiries, accessed 3 April 2009
  22. Source
  23. Register 1st September 2014 - 30th November 2014 APPC, accessed 29 January 2015