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Departments: Public Bodies

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 17 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will list his Department and its predecessors (a) executive agencies, (b) executive non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), (c) advisory NDPBs, (d) tribunal NDPBs, (e) trading funds and (f) public corporations for each financial year since 2005-06. (156643)

The Ministry of Justice was launched on 9 May 2007 from the merger of Department for Constitutional Affairs (DCA), National Offender Management service (NOMS), and Office for Criminal Justice Reform (OCJR). NOMS and OCJR were part of the Home Office prior to 9 May 2007 and details of their related public bodies for 2005-06 and 2006-07 will be covered by the Home Office.

The list of Executive agencies related to DCA for 2005-06 were: HM Courts Service, HM Land Registry, the National Archives, and the Public Guardianship Office. The list of NDPBs, trading funds and public corporations for 2005-06 are included in the Public Bodies Directory 2006, published on the civil service website at:

http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/other/agencies/publications/pdf/public-bodies/publicbodies2006.pdf

The list of Executive agencies related to DCA for 2006-07 were: HM Courts Service, HM Land Registry, the National Archives, Public Guardianship Office, and the Tribunals Service. The list of NDPBs, trading funds and public corporations for 2006-07 are included within the DCA Public Bodies Directory 2007, a copy of which will be placed in the Libraries of the House.

The current list of agencies, NDPBs, trading funds and public corporations listed under Ministry of Justice, are published on the MOJ website at:

http://www.justice.gov.uk/about/organisationswesponsor.htm