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School Teachers' Review Body  

The School Teachers' Review Body (STRB) looks into pay, professional duties and working time of school teachers in England and Wales and reports to the Secretary of State. STRB is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Education.

Science Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-Lethal Weapons  

The Scientific Advisory Committee on the medical implications of less-lethal weapons (SACMILL) provides independent advice to UK government departments and organisations on the biophysical, biomechanical, pathological and clinical aspects of less-lethal weapon systems. SACMILL is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Defence.

Science Advisory Council  

We provide expert independent advice on science policy and strategy to the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). SAC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

Science and Technology Facilities Council  

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) coordinates research on some of the most significant challenges facing society, such as future energy needs, monitoring and understanding climate change, and global security. It offers grants and support in particle physics, astronomy and nuclear physics. STFC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Science Museum Group  

The Science Museum Group is devoted to the history and contemporary practice of science, medicine, technology, industry and media. With 5 million visitors each year and an unrivalled collection, it consists of: Science Museum, Museum of Science and Industry, National Railway Museum (York), National Media Museum and National Railway Museum (Shildon) - the most significant group of museums of science and innovation worldwide. Science Museum Group is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Sea Fish Industry Authority  

The Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) supports the seafood industry to work for a sustainable, profitable future. It offers regulatory guidance and services to all parts of the seafood industry, including catching and aquaculture, processors, importers, exporters and distributors of seafood, as well as restaurants and retailers. It is sponsored by the Scottish government, Welsh Assembly and the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, as well as Defra. Seafish is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

Secret Intelligence Service  

The Secret Intelligence Service, often known as MI6, collects Britain’s foreign intelligence. It provides the government with a global covert capability to promote and defend the national security and economic well-being of the country. SIS works with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

Security Industry Authority  

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) regulates and licenses the private security industry in the UK. SIA is an executive non-departmental public body of the Home Office.

Security Service (MI5)  

The Security Service, MI5, is responsible for protecting the UK against threats to national security. MI5 works with the Home Office

Security Vetting Appeals Panel  

The Security Vetting Appeals Panel is an independent avenue of appeal for Civil Service staff and contractors whose security clearance has been refused or withdrawn. SVAP is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Cabinet Office.

Sentencing Council for England and Wales  

The Sentencing Council (SC) for England and Wales promotes greater consistency in sentencing while maintaining the independence of the judiciary. The Council produces guidelines on sentencing for the judiciary and aims to increase public understanding of sentencing. SC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Ministry of Justice

Service Children's Education  

Service Children’s Education (SCE) provides schools and educational support for the children of HM Armed Forces, Ministry of Defence (MOD) personnel and MOD-sponsored organisations stationed overseas. SCE is an executive agency of the Ministry of Defence.

Service Complaints Commissioner  

The Service Complaints Commissioner (SCC) was created by the Armed Forces Act 2006, following the deaths of four soldiers at Princess Royal Barracks, Deepcut. It aims to ensure all service men and women and their families have confidence in the complaints system and are treated properly. SCC works with the Ministry of Defence.

Service Prosecuting Authority  

The Service Prosecuting Authority (SPA) initiates and conducts prosecutions in criminal cases involving alleged offences contrary to military discipline. It works in the service courts of first instance and the service appellate courts. SPA works with the Ministry of Defence.

Sir John Soane’s Museum  

Soane’s is the idiosyncratic house-museum of the great Neo-Classical architect Sir John Soane (1753 – 1837). The house still displays his collection of antiquities, furniture, models and paintings in the same state in which they were left at the time of his death as well as preserving over 30,000 architectural drawings and a fine library. Soane's is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Skills Funding Agency  

We fund skills training for further education (FE) in England. We support over 1,000 colleges, private training organisations, and employers with more than £4 billion of funding each year. SFA is an executive agency of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission  

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty (SMCP) Commission monitors the progress of government and others in improving social mobility and reducing child poverty in the United Kingdom. SMCP Commission is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Education.

Social Security Advisory Committee  

SSAC is an advisory non-departmental public body of the Department for Work and Pensions.

Sport England  

Sport England (SE) helps people and communities across the country get a sporting habit for life. It also protects existing sports provision and must be consulted on any planning applications that affect playing fields in England. SE is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Sports Grounds Safety Authority  

The Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) helps to secure the conditions for safe and enjoyable experiences for spectators at all sports grounds in England and Wales, and campaigns for safe sports grounds around the world. SGSA is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Culture, Media & Sport.

Standards and Testing Agency  

We set the tests to assess children in education from early years to the end of key stage 2. STA is an executive agency of the Department for Education.

Student Loans Company  

The Student Loans Company (SLC) is a non-profit making government-owned organisation that administers loans and grants to students in universities and colleges in the UK. SLC is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Surveillance Camera Commissioner  

The role of the Surveillance Camera Commissioner is to encourage compliance with the surveillance camera code of practice. SCC works with the Home Office.