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Dartmoor National Park Authority  

The Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) conserves and enhances the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Dartmoor and promotes opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the area by the public. It also protects the interests of navigation. DNPA works with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom  

The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom (DA) is responsible for postgraduate education and the majority of command, staff, leadership, defence management, acquisition and technology training for members of the UK Armed Forces and MOD civil servants. It is also the MOD's main link with UK universities and international military educational institutions. DA works with the Ministry of Defence

Defence Nuclear Safety Committee  

The Defence Nuclear Safety Committee (DNSC) advises the Secretary of State for Defence (and other ministers) on all public safety matters relating to the construction, operation and maintenance of nuclear powered warships and the design, manufacture, transport, storage, handling and operational training related to nuclear weapon systems. DNSC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Defence

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory  

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) prioritise the use of science and technology for the defence and security of the UK. Dstl is an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence

Defence Scientific Advisory Council  

We provide an independent advice and analysis to the Secretary of State for Defence on science, engineering and technology matters. DSAC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Defence

Defence Sixth Form College  

Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College (DSFC) offers a unique programme of personal, physical and intellectual development, which provides its students with an education designed to meet the needs of today’s modern technical Armed Forces. DSFC works with the Ministry of Defence

Defence Support Group  

The Defence Support Group (DSG) gives the department secure access to assured onshore capacity and capability for the through-life maintenance, repair, overhaul, upgrade and procurement support services for defence equipment. DSG is an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence

Defence, Press and Broadcasting Advisory Committee  

The Defence, Press and Broadcasting Advisory Committee (DPBAC) oversees a voluntary code which operates between the government departments which have responsibility for national security and the media. It uses the Defence Advisory Notice system as its vehicle. DPBAC works with the Ministry of Defence

Directly Operated Railways Limited  

Directly Operated Railways Limited (DOR) oversees the management and development of the East Coast rail franchise until it is re-let to a new private operator. DOR is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Transport

Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee  

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) advises the government on transport legislation, regulations and guidance and on the transport needs of disabled people, ensuring disabled people have the same access to transport as everyone else. The committee is under review as a result of the Cabinet Office public bodies reform plans. DPTAC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Transport

Disclosure and Barring Service  

What we do The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA). DBS is an executive non-departmental public body of the Home Office

Drinking Water Inspectorate  

The Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) is the independent regulator of drinking water in England and Wales. It visits and inspects the water companies supplying water, tests water quality and publishes data. DWI works with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency  

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) aims to improve road safety by, collecting vehicle excise duty (also known as road tax and road fund licence), supporting law enforcement and environmental initiatives and registering drivers and vehicles in Great Britain. DVLA is an executive agency of the Department for Transport

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency  

We improve road safety in Great Britain by setting standards for driving and motorcycling, and making sure drivers, vehicle operators and MOT garages understand and follow roadworthiness standards. We also provide a range of licensing, testing, education and enforcement services. DVSA is an executive agency of the Department for Transport.

Driving Standards Agency  

We improve road safety in Great Britain by setting standards for driving and motorcycling, and for the education and training of drivers and riders. We also carry out theory and practical driving and riding tests. DSA is an executive agency of the Department for Transport