The Whole of Government Accounts (Designation of Bodies) Order 2018

Document Number:2018 No. 1282
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 28/12/2018

Statutory Instruments

Government Resources And Accounts


3 rd December 2018

Laid before Parliament

4 th December 2018

Coming into force

28 th December 2018

The Treasury make this Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 10(1) of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000(1).

In accordance with section 10(7) of that Act the Treasury have consulted the Welsh Ministers where they have thought it appropriate.

Citation and commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the Whole of Government Accounts (Designation of Bodies) Order 2018 and comes into force on 28 th December 2018.


  2. The bodies listed in the Schedule to this Order are designated in respect of the financial year ending on 31 st March 2018 for the purposes of section 10 of the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000.

    Mike Freer

    Paul Maynard

    Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

    3 rd December 2018

    Article 2

    SCHEDULEDesignated Bodies for 2017-2018

    Central Government, Public Corporations etc

    Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

    Aggregator Vehicle Plc

    Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

    Air Travel Trust

    Arts and Humanities Research Council

    Arts Council of England

    Arts Council of England Lottery

    Arts Council of Wales

    Attorney General’s Office

    Bank of England

    BIG Lottery Fund

    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

    BIS (Postal Services Act 2011) Company Limited

    The Board of the Pension Protection Fund

    BPDTS Limited

    British Broadcasting Corporation

    British Business Bank Plc

    British Council

    British Film Institute

    British Film Institute Lottery

    British Library

    British Museum

    British Nuclear Fuels Ltd

    British Tourist Authority

    British Transport Police Authority

    Cabinet Office

    Care Quality Commission

    Channel Four Television Corporation

    Charity Commission

    Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

    Churches Conservation Trust

    Civil Aviation Authority

    Civil Nuclear Police Authority

    Civil Service Commission

    Coal Authority

    College of Policing

    Commission for Local Administration in England

    Commonwealth Development Corporation

    Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    Community Health Partnerships Ltd

    Competition and Markets Authority

    Competition Service

    Construction Industry Training Board

    Consumer Council for Water

    Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Investments Limited

    Crown Prosecution Service

    CTRL Section 1 Finance Plc

    Defence Support Group

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

    Department for Education

    Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

    Department for Exiting the European Union

    Department for International Development

    Department for International Trade

    Department for Transport

    Department for Work and Pensions

    Department of Health and Social Care

    Diamond Light Source Limited

    Directly Operated Railways

    Disabled People’s Employment Corporation (GB) Ltd

    Disclosure and Barring Service

    Dounreay Site Restoration Limited

    The Economic and Social Research Council

    Education Workforce Council for Wales

    Electricity Settlements Company Ltd

    The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

    Engineering Construction Industry Training Board

    The English Sports Council

    The English Sports Council Lottery

    Enrichment Holdings Ltd

    Environment Agency

    Equality and Human Rights Commission

    Estyn: Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education & Training for Wales

    Export Credits Guarantee Department

    Financial Conduct Authority

    Financial Ombudsman Services Ltd

    The Financial Reporting Council Limited

    Financial Services Compensation Scheme

    Fire Service College

    Fleetbank Funding Limited

    Food Standards Agency

    Foreign and Commonwealth Office

    Forensic Science Service

    Forest Enterprise England

    Forestry Commission

    Gambling Commission

    Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority

    Geffrye Museum Trust Ltd

    Genomics England Limited

    Government Actuary’s Department

    Government Legal Department

    The Great Britain-China Centre

    Harwell Science and Innovation Campus Public Sector Limited Partnership

    Health and Care Professions Council

    Health and Safety Executive

    Health Education England

    Health Research Authority

    Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services

    Heritage Lottery Fund

    High Speed Two (HS2) Limited

    Higher Education Funding Council for England

    Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

    Highways England Company Ltd

    The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England

    HM Revenue and Customs

    HM Treasury

    HM Treasury UK Sovereign Sukuk Plc

    Home Office

    Homes and Communities Agency

    Horniman Public Museum and Public Park Trust

    Horserace Betting Levy Board

    Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

    Human Tissue Authority

    Imperial War Museum

    Independent Office for Police Conduct

    Information Commissioner

    Institute for Apprenticeships

    Joint Nature Conservation Committee

    Judicial Appointments Commission

    Land Registry

    LCR Finance Plc

    Legal Services Board

    LLW Repository Limited


    London and Continental Railways

    Low Carbon Contracts Company Ltd

    Magnox Limited

    Marine Management Organisation

    Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

    Medical Research Council

    Midlands Engine Investments Limited

    Ministry of Defence

    Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    Ministry of Justice

    Money Advice Service

    Monitor – Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts

    Museum of London

    National Archives

    National Army Museum

    National Crime Agency

    National Employment Savings Trust Corporation

    National Forest Company

    National Gallery

    National Health Service Trust Development Authority

    National Heritage Memorial Fund

    National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

    National Library of Wales

    National Maritime Museum

    National Museum of the Royal Navy

    National Museums and Galleries of Wales

    National Museums Liverpool

    National Nuclear Laboratory Ltd

    National Physics Laboratory

    National Portrait Gallery

    National Savings and Investments

    Natural England

    The Natural Environment Research Council

    Natural History Museum

    Natural Resources Wales

    Network Rail Limited

    The NESTA Trust

    NHS Blood and Transplant

    NHS Business Services Authority

    NHS Counter Fraud Authority

    NHS Digital

    NHS England

    NHS Litigation Authority

    NHS Professionals

    NHS Property Services Ltd

    Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

    Northern Ireland Office

    Northern Lighthouse Board

    Northern Powerhouse Investments Limited

    Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

    Nuclear Liabilities Fund

    Nursing and Midwifery Council

    Office for Budget Responsibility

    Office for Legal Complaints

    Office for Nuclear Regulation

    Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills

    Office for Students

    Office of Communications

    Office of Gas and Electricity Markets

    Office of Rail and Road

    Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner

    Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator

    Office of the Registrar of Consultant Lobbyists

    Oil and Gas Authority

    Older People’s Commission for Wales

    Ordnance Survey

    Parades Commission for Northern Ireland

    Parole Board for England and Wales

    The Pensions Advisory Service Limited

    The Pensions Regulator

    Phone-paid Services Authority Limited

    Post Office Limited

    Postal Services Holding Company Limited

    Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

    Prudential Regulation Authority

    Public Health Wales

    Royal Air Force Museum

    Royal Armouries Museum

    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    Royal Hospital Chelsea

    Royal Household

    Royal Mint

    S4 C

    Science and Technology Facilities Council

    Science Museum Group

    Scotland Office

    Sea Fish Industry Authority

    Security and Intelligence Agencies

    Security Industry Authority

    Serious Fraud Office

    Shared Services Connect Limited

    Single Source Regulations Office

    Sir John Soane’s Museum

    Small Business Commissioner

    Social Care Wales

    Social Work England

    South Tees Site Company Limited

    Sport Wales

    Sports Grounds Safety Authority

    Student Loans Company Limited

    Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

    Tate Gallery

    The Technology Strategy Board

    Trinity House Lighthouse Service

    UK Anti-Doping

    UK Asset Resolution Ltd

    UK Climate Investments LLP

    UK Financial Investments Ltd


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