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Economic and Social Research Council  

he Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's largest organisation funding research on economic and social issues, supporting independent, high quality research which influences business, the public sector and the charity and voluntary sector. It currently supports over 4,000 researchers and postgraduate students. ESRC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Education Funding Agency  

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) administers education revenue and capital funding for learners between the ages of 3 and 19, or up to 25 for those with special educational needs and disabilities. It also supports building and maintenance programmes for schools, academies, free schools and sixth-form colleges. EFA is an executive agency of the Department for Education

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council  

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing more than £850 million a year in a broad range of subjects – from mathematics to materials science, and from information technology to structural engineering. EPSRC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board  

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) ensures there are enough trained people to meet industry needs. It gives professional advice and offers skills development and qualifications to help individuals in the sector succeed in their chosen careers. ECITB is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

English Heritage  

English Heritage (EH) preserves aspects of the built environment, complementing the work of Natural England which protects the natural environment. It also advises the government on policy and in cases such as registering listed buildings and scheduled ancient monuments. EH is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media & Sport

Environment Agency  

The Environment Agency (EA) protects and improves the environment and promotes sustainable development. It plays a central role in implementing the government's environmental strategy in England. The Environment Agency plays a lead role in managing flood risk and works to minimise the impact of flooding. EA is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Equality 2025  

Equality 2025 (E2025), a body of publicly-appointed disabled people, offers strategic, confidential advice to government on issues that affect disabled people. E2025 is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Work & Pensions

Equality and Human Rights Commission  

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) monitors human rights, protecting equality across 9 grounds - age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment. EHRC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media & Sport

Exmoor National Park Authority  

The Exmoor National Park Authority conserves and enhances the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Exmoor and promotes opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the area by the public. Exmoor works with the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Export Guarantees Advisory Council  

We advise the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) on UK Export Finance’s operations. EGAC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills and the UK Export Finance