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The Directory: Government Departments: Non-ministerial

Food Standards Agency (FSA)  Live bookmark  

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is responsible for food safety and food hygiene across the UK. It works with local authorities to enforce food safety regulations and its staff work in UK meat plants to check the standards are being met. The FSA also has responsibility for labelling policy in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and for nutrition policy in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Responsibility for nutrition policy in Wales lies with the Welsh Government. FSA is a non-ministerial department of the Department of Health

News story: Bird flu prevention zone extended to cover whole of England
News story: Avian flu found in wild birds in Dorset
Detailed guide: Food labelling: giving food information to consumers
Press release: CCTV to be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England in 2018
Research and analysis: Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports 2004 to 2016
Official Statistics: UK survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh retail chicken: results for April to July 2017
Official Statistics: Local Authority Food Law Enforcement Returns 2016/17
Official Statistics: National Diet and Nutrition Survey rolling programme: Results from Years 1-4 (combined) for Northern Ireland (2008/09-2011/12) (republication)

Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted)  Live bookmark  

The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) regulates and inspects childcare and children's social care. It also inspects schools, colleges, initial teacher education, work-based learning and skills training, adult and community learning, education and training in prisons and other secure establishments, and the Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service (Cafcass). Additionally, Ofsted assesses children's services in local areas, and inspects services for looked-after children, safeguarding and child protection. Ofsted is a non-ministerial department of the Department for Education.

Guidance: Using Ofsted’s IDSR: early years foundation stage profile to key stage 5
Research and analysis: School inspections: staff and pupil questionnaire text
Correspondence: Local area SEND inspection outcome letters
Statistical data set: Outstanding providers
Guidance: Joint inspections of the response to children experiencing neglect: May to December 2017
Transparency data: Ofsted spending over £25,000: 2017
Research and analysis: Diocese of Leicester Academies Trust: inspection outcome letter
Collection: Ofsted inspections of multi-academy trusts: outcome letters

Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem)  Live bookmark  

The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) regulates the monopoly companies which run the gas and electricity networks. It takes decisions on price controls and enforcement, acting in the interests of consumers and helping the industries to achieve environmental improvements. Ofgem is a non-ministerial department of the Department of Energy & Climate Change

Policy paper: Statutory security of supply report: 2017
Collection: Statutory security of supply report
Detailed guide: Independent energy suppliers
Consultation outcome: A smart, flexible energy system: call for evidence
Press release: Plan launched to bring smart energy technology into homes and businesses
Policy paper: Upgrading our energy system: smart systems and flexibility plan
Corporate report: Ofgem annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017
Collection: UK Competition Network (UKCN) documents

Office of Rail Regulation (ORR)  Live bookmark  

he Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) is the independent safety and economic regulator for Britain's railways. It is responsible for ensuring that railway operators comply with health and safety law. It regulates Network Rail's activities and funding requirements, regulates access to the railway network and licenses the operators of railway assets. ORR is also the competition authority for the railways and enforces consumer protection law in relation to the railway. ORR is a non-ministerial department of the Department for Transport

Statistical data set: Rail finance (RAI03)
Speech: Office of Rail and Road's role in improving travel for disabled passengers
Collection: ORR annual reports and accounts
Statistical data set: Rail usage, infrastructure and performance (RAI01)
Consultation outcome: Monitoring Highways England: the role and objectives of the Office for Rail and Road
Consultation outcome: Channel Tunnel: legislation to transfer economic regulation
National Statistics: Rail passenger service satisfaction: October to December 2014
News story: Highways England to take over motorways and major A roads

Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat)  Live bookmark  

The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) is a non-ministerial government department. We are the economic regulator for the water and sewerage sectors in England and Wales. We are responsible for making sure that the companies we regulate provide consumers with a good quality and efficient service at a fair price. Ofwat is a non-ministerial department of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Collection: UK Competition Network (UKCN) documents
Corporate report: Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) annual report and accounts 2016 to 2017
Guidance: Competition Act 1998 cases in the sectors regulated by UKCN members
News story: New water choice for English businesses
Research and analysis: Climate adaptation reporting second round: Ofwat
Policy paper: Water supply and sewerage licencing regime: standard licence conditions
Corporate report: Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) annual report and accounts 2015 to 2016
Corporate report: CMA and Ofwat memorandum of understanding