Cabinet Office

From Powerbase
Jump to: navigation, search

This article is part of the Counter-Terrorism Portal project of Spinwatch.


According to the Cabinet Office website they "support the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, and ensure the effective running of government." They are the corporate headquarters for government, in partnership with HM Treasury, and take the lead in certain critical policy areas. The Cabinet Office is a ministerial department, supported by 18 agencies and public bodies. [1]


Civil Contingencies Secretariat | Joint Intelligence Committee | Joint Intelligence Organisation | Strategic Horizons Unit[2]

Cabinet Office units

  • Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat
  • Economic and Domestic Affairs Secretariat
  • European and Global Issues Secretariat
  • Office of the Third Sector
  • Social Exclusion Task Force
  • Strategy Unit
  • Central Sponsor for Information Assurance (CSIA)
  • Knowledge and Information Management Unit (KIM)
  • Independent Offices
  • Government Chief Whip (Lords)
  • Office of the Leader of the House of Commons
  • Office of the Leader of the House of Lords
  • Office of the Parliamentary Counsel (OPC)
  • Transformational Government

Cabinet Office Public Bodies


Special Advisers


  • Alex Aiken, executive director for government communications.


  1. Cabinet Office, GOV.UK, accessed 30 September
  2. Francis Maude to Tessa Jowell Strategic Horizons Unit: Manpower Cabinet Office Written answers and statements, 26 June 2009
  3. Cabinet Office Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS) How We Work This is archived web content selected for preservation by The National Archives. This snapshot was taken on 31/03/2009, accessed 6 March 2010
  4. BBC News Election 2015: Who's Who in David Cameron's new cabinet, 12 May 2015, accessed 14 May 2015.