Wales Office

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Agency overview
HeadquartersGwydyr House, Whitehall
Minister responsible
  • Secretary of State for Wales
Websitewww.gov.uk/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