Last edited 17 Jan 2022

Government departments responsibility for construction

This article sets out the responsibilities of central government departments for different aspects of the construction industry.


[edit] HM Treasury

Cabinet office:

Infrastructure and Projects Authority (formerly Infrastructure UK):

[edit] Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

[edit] Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

(Until September 2021, this department was known as the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), formerly the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG))

[edit] Home office

[edit] Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

[edit] Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

[edit] Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

Formerly the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

[edit] Local Authorities

[edit] Devolution

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