- House of Commons Site contains
information about the work of the House of
Commons and its Committees and its membership, history and powers. All House of Commons publications
are available on this site including Hansard, the daily record of parliamentary proceedings,
all Bills, and all reports of the Select Committees which scrutinise the work of Government.
- House of Lords Information on
the work of the House and its Committees, it's membership, history, powers and publications.
Also on the role of the House of Lords as an appeal court.
- 10 Downing Street 10 Downing Street website, the
official website of the British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Contains the latest news from the
UK government, Prime Minister's speeches, press briefings from the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman
and the history about Downing Street. Visitors to the website can also register to receive e-mail
- Government News Network (GNN) UK Government Press Releases
from the Government News Network. The GNN is the regional
arm of the Government Information and Communication Service (GICS.) and serves all the English Regions,
Scotland and Wales. It acts as a regional arm of press offices of Government Departments and supports
Government Offices for the Regions in their co-ordination and policy delivery programmes. It advises
Government and works on the regional delivery of national campaigns.
- Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Full information and advice on the whole range of education issues.
Includes The Parent
Centre - helping your child to learn,Young People's Gateway to education and careers, higher education, adult learning, staff training advice
for employers, info and services for LEAs, school governors and teachers
- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
DEFRA policies, legislation, background information and latest news and issues covering animal health and
welfare, environmental protection, farming, fisheries, food and drink, horticulture, rural development,
water, wildlife and the countryside.
- Department of Health The latest on the Department's work,
as well as health and social care guidance, publications and policy.
- Department of Health 'Planning for Major
Incidents Emergency Planning and Co-ordination unit (EPCU) is responsible for the coordination
of contingency planning to maintain the state of readiness of the National Health Service to respond
to major incidents. Site includes examples of recent major incidents, advice on role of health authorities, acute
hospitals, ambulance service and other agencies and key players, treatment of children in major
incidents, planning for incidents involving chemicals and radioactivity.
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) The department
responsible for foreign affairs, working through London Headquarters and network of Embassies, High
Commissions and Consulates throughout the world. Website includes latest press releases,
advice on travel, trade and investment, the EU, foreign country and region profiles, background
information on global issues, foreign embassies in the UK etc.
- Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
The UK Health and Safety Commission (HSC) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are responsible
for the regulation of almost all the risks to health and safety arising from work activity in Britain.
Site includes policies and annual reports, access to free leaflets on whole range of safety issues.
employee and employer advice, online 'Report an Incident' etc.
- Home Office The department responsible for internal
affairs in England and Wales. The Home Office deals with law, public order, public safety, immigration,
passports, prisons and the police among others. Website has online information regarding community and
race, crime and policing, justice and victims, tackling drugs, terrorism, immigration and nationality,
passports, research and statistics.
- Tagish's List of Local Government Websites
A comprehensive and up-to-date directory of UK Local Government on the Web.
- The British Towns and Villages Network
A geographic directory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
and Northern Ireland with links to the community web sites at County, Borough, District, Town, Parish
and Village level. For ease of use the British Towns and Villages Directory is divided into sections
covering Britain (British), England (English), Scotland (Scottish), Wales (Welsh) and Northern Ireland