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Public Bodies

Websites from large organisations, providing access to further information and publications.

Equality and Human Right Commission
The Commission is a Non Departmental Public Body (NDPB), established under the Equality Act 2006 as a corporate body. The aim of the commission is to end discrimination and harassment of people because of their disability, age, religion/belief, race, gender, or sexual orientation.

The Home Office
Web site of the Government department responsible for internal affairs in England and Wales. Provides policy information and government reports. 

  • Home Office: Equalities 
    Have responsibility across government for equality strategy and legislation including on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality matters.
  • Home Office: Research and Statistics 
    Research and statistics on Home Office responsibilities such as crime, counter-terrorism, the justice system and immigration.

Ministry of Justice
The Ministry of Justice is responsible for courts, prisons, probation services and the Youth Justice Board.

Serious Fraud Office (SFO)
The SFO is an independent government department that investigates and prosecutes serious or complex fraud. Web site includes information about the SFO's structure and full text reports.

United Kingdom Parliament
Contains information about the workings of:

  • the House of Commons
  • the House of Lords
  • parliamentary services
  • publications
  • research papers
  • announcements

Youth Justice Board for England and Wales
The Youth Justice Board is an executive non departmental public body. It advises the Home Secretary on matters of juvenile crime. The web site includes full text reports on youth justice projects.

Welsh Assembly Government Publications Catalogue
Use the catalogue to find details of items published by the Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Office; including circulars, statistical reports, strategies, consultation papers and technical advice notes.

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