Wales Office

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Agency overview
HeadquartersGwydyr House, Whitehall
Minister responsible
  • Secretary of State for Wales

The Wales Office (WO) ensures the smooth working of the devolution settlement in Wales, representing the UK government in Wales. The WO represents Welsh interests in Westminster.

Ministers[change | change source]

Minister Portfolio
Secretary of State for Wales Overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the Wales Office
Minister for Welsh Stakeholders
  • Ensures that the interests of Wales are recognised
  • Regional development
  • Welfare, benefits and pensions
  • Health
  • Education and skills
  • Transport
  • Law and order