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Departmental Telephone Numbers

Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 25 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list telephone numbers available for use by members of the general public to contact his Department; what the purpose is of each; and if he will make a statement. (32798)

The information is given in the table.

Number

Purpose

Type

0870 521 0410

Passport advice line

Phone

0870 240 8090

Passport advice line

Minicom

0870 243 4477

Passport enquiries for High Street Partners

Phone

0870 2431902

Passport Complaints

Phone

0870 909 0778

Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure dispute line

Phone

0870 909 0844

Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure application line

Phone

0870 909 0344

Criminal Records Bureau

Minicom

0870 241 4680

Home Office’s mailing house, Prolog

Phone

0870 241 4786

Home Office’s mailing house, Prolog

Fax

0870 000 1585

Public Enquiries (new number: 020 7035 4848)

Phone

0870 220 2000

TOGETHER (advice line for practitioners on tackling antisocial behaviour).

Phone

0870 336 9031

Contact Private Office to John Reid

Fax

0870 336 9032

Contact Private Office to Baroness Scotland

Fax

0870 336 9033

Contact Private Office to Vernon Coaker

Fax

0870 336 9034

Contact Private Office to Liam Byrnes

Fax

0870 336 9035

Contact Private Office to Tony McNulty

Fax

0870 336 9036

Contact Private Office to Joan Ryan

Fax

0870 336 9038

Contact Private Office to Gerry Sutcliffe

Fax

0870 336 9048

Contact Parliamentary Branch

Fax

0870 336 9045

Contact Ministers’ Special Advisers

Phone

0870 336 9041

Contact Private Office Management Support Unit

Phone

0870 336 9039

Contact Helen Edwards (Home Office Board Member)

Phone

0870 336 9037

Contact Permanent Secretary’s Office

Phone

0870 606 1592

Immigration cases currently under consideration

Phone

0870 000 8518

Advice on preventing car crime (new number: 020 7035 4848)

Phone

0870 243 0100

Security Industry Authority

Phone

0800 389 7913

Asylum Support Adjudicators

Phone

0800 587 5572

Work Permits UK Helpline

Phone

0845 010 6677

Employers’ Helpline

Phone

0845 039 8002

PROSPECTS helpline

Phone

0845 601 1143

IND Telephone Enquiry Bureau

Fax

0845 601 2298

IND Evidence and Enquiry line

Phone

0870 000 1397

HM Prison Service enquiries

Phone

0870 240 3781

Immigration and Nationality Enquiry Bureau (enforcement and removals)

Phone

0845 300 2002

Independent Police Complaints Commission

Phone

0870 909 0811

Criminal Records Bureau information line

Phone

0870 909 0822

Criminal Records Bureau registration line

Phone

020 7035 4848

Enquiries about centralised Home Office responsibilities

Phone

020 7035 4745

Enquiries about centralised Home Office responsibilities

Fax

020 7035 4742

Enquiries about centralised Home Office responsibilities

Minicom

0845 602 1739

Enquiries about asylum support applications

Phone

0870 606 7766

Immigration and Nationality Enquiry Bureau

Phone

0800 389 8289

Immigration and Nationality Enquiry Bureau

Minicom

0870 241 0645

Requests for immigration application forms

Phone

0845 010 5200

Nationality telephone enquiries

Phone

0114 207 4074

Work Permit telephone enquiries

Phone

0870 521 0224

Request for work permit application forms

Phone

0121 704 5450

Booking appointments at Birmingham Public Enquiry Office

Phone

0151 237 0405

Booking appointments at Liverpool Public Enquiry Office

Phone

0151 237 0473

Booking appointments at Liverpool Public Enquiry Office

Phone

0845 600 0914

Voucher and discontinuation helpline

Phone

0141 555 1258

Booking appointments at Glasgow Public Enquiry Office

Phone

0870 241 6523

Enquiries about the work of the IND Complaints Unit and advice to callers about how to complain

Phone

020 8760 4310

Enquiries about the work of the IND Complaints Unit and advice to callers about how to complain

Fax

020 7008 8302

Enquiries relating to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Gulf States

Fax

020 7008 8361

Enquiries relating to Africa

Fax

020 7008 8359

Enquiries relating to rest of world

Fax

0845 010 5555

Enquiries about visas

Phone

020 7008 8457

Enquiries about visas

Minicom

01934 528740

Enquiries about Avon and Somerset Local Probation Area

Phone

01934 528797

Enquiries about Avon and Somerset Local Probation Area

Fax

01234 213541

Enquiries about Bedfordshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01234 327497

Enquiries about Bedfordshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01223 712345

Enquiries about Cambridgeshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01223 568822

Enquiries about Cambridgeshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01244 394500

Enquiries about Cheshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01244 394507

Enquiries about Cheshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01228 560057

Enquiries about Cumbria Local Probation Area

Phone

01228 561164

Enquiries about Cumbria Local Probation Area

Fax

01629 55422

Enquiries about Derbyshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01629 580838

Enquiries about Derbyshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01392 474100

Enquiries about Devon and Cornwall Local Probation Area

Phone

01392 413563

Enquiries about Devon and Cornwall Local Probation Area

Fax

01305 224786

Enquiries about Dorset Local Probation Area

Phone

01305 225097

Enquiries about Dorset Local Probation Area

Fax

0191 383 9083

Enquiries about Durham Local Probation Area

Phone

0191 383 7979

Enquiries about Durham Local Probation Area

Fax

01267 221567

Enquiries about Dyfed-Powys Local Probation Area

Phone

01267 221566

Enquiries about Dyfed-Powys Local Probation Area

Fax

01376 501626

Enquiries about Essex Local Probation Area

Phone

01376 501174

Enquiries about Essex Local Probation Area

Fax

01452 426250

Enquiries about Gloucestershire Local Probation Area

Phone

01452 426239

Enquiries about Gloucestershire Local Probation Area

Fax

0161 872 4802

Enquiries about Greater Manchester Local Probation Area

Phone

0161 872 3483

Enquiries about Greater Manchester Local Probation Area

Fax

01495 762462

Enquiries about Gwent Local Probation Area

Phone

01495 762461

Enquiries about Gwent Local Probation Area

Fax

01962 842202

Enquiries about Hampshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01962 865278

Enquiries about Hampshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01992 504444

Enquiries about Hertfordshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01992 504544

Enquiries about Hertfordshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01482 867271

Enquiries about Humberside Local Probation Area

Phone

01482 864928

Enquiries about Humberside Local Probation Area

Fax

01622 350820

Enquiries about Kent Local Probation Area

Phone

01622 750333

Enquiries about Kent Local Probation Area

Fax

01772 201209

Enquiries about Lancashire Local Probation Area

Phone

01772 884399

Enquiries about Lancashire Local Probation Area

Fax

0116 251 6008

Enquiries about Leicestershire and Rutland Local Probation Area

Phone

0116 242 3250

Enquiries about Leicestershire and Rutland Local Probation Area

Fax

01522 520776

Enquiries about Lincolnshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01522 527685

Enquiries about Lincolnshire Local Probation Area

Fax

020 7222 5656

Enquiries about London Local Probation Area

Phone

020 7960 1188

Enquiries about London Local Probation Area

Fax

0151 920 9201

Enquiries about Merseyside Local Probation Area

Phone

0151 949 0528

Enquiries about Merseyside Local Probation Area

Fax

01603 220100

Enquiries about Norfolk Local Probation Area

Phone

01603 664019

Enquiries about Norfolk Local Probation Area

Fax

01604 658000

Enquiries about Northamptonshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01604 658004

Enquiries about Northamptonshire Local Probation Area

Fax

0191 281 5721

Enquiries about Northumbria Local Probation Area

Phone

0191 281 3548

Enquiries about Northumbria Local Probation Area

Fax

01492 513413

Enquiries about North Wales Local Probation Area

Phone

01492 513373

Enquiries about North Wales Local Probation Area

Fax

01609 778644

Enquiries about North Yorkshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01609 778321

Enquiries about North Yorkshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01158 406500

Enquiries about Nottinghamshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01158 406502

Enquiries about Nottinghamshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01656 674747

Enquiries about South Wales Local Probation Area

Phone

01656 674799

Enquiries about South Wales Local Probation Area

Fax

0114 276 6911

Enquiries about South Yorkshire Local Probation Area

Phone

0114 275 2868

Enquiries about South Yorkshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01785 22 3416

Enquiries about Staffordshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01785 223108

Enquiries about Staffordshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01473 408130

Enquiries about Suffolk Local Probation Area

Phone

01473 408136

Enquiries about Suffolk Local Probation Area

Fax

01483 860191

Enquiries about Surrey Local Probation Area

Phone

01483 860295

Enquiries about Surrey Local Probation Area

Fax

01273 227979

Enquiries about Sussex Local Probation Area

Phone

01273 620581

Enquiries about Sussex Local Probation Area

Fax

01642 230533

Enquiries about Teesside Local Probation Area

Phone

01642 220083

Enquiries about Teesside Local Probation Area

Fax

01869 255300

Enquiries about Thames Valley Local Probation Area

Phone

01869 255355

Enquiries about Thames Valley Local Probation Area

Fax

01926 405800

Enquiries about Warwickshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01926 403183

Enquiries about Warwickshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01562 748375

Enquiries about West Mercia Local Probation Area

Phone

01562 748407

Enquiries about West Mercia Local Probation Area

Fax

0121 248 6666

Enquiries about West Midlands Local Probation Area

Phone

0121 248 6667

Enquiries about West Midlands Local Probation Area

Fax

01924 885300

Enquiries about West Yorkshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01924 382256

Enquiries about West Yorkshire Local Probation Area

Fax

01225 781960

Enquiries about Wiltshire Local Probation Area

Phone

01225 781969

Enquiries about Wiltshire Local Probation Area

Fax