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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

Updated 10 August 2014

 

Dept for Communities and Local Government 

  • the Government department ultimately responsible for most of the matters of concern to ANTAS. The successor to the old DETR and ODPM.  The Government Offices for the Regions come under the Cabinet Office.

Dept of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

  • responsible for dealing with listed building applications and policy, on which they are assisted by English Heritage.

Dept of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

  • the successor to MAFF, which also acquired the old DETR's Environment Protection Group and Wildlife and Countryside Directorate.

If you need to find any other Government Department on the web - or indeed any other public body, try the Open Government website www.open.gov.uk.