Helpful Info

Local Councils:

Hastings Borough Council

For a complete list of Hastings Borough Council services please click this link: http://www.hastings.gov.uk/using_this_site/contact/a_z/   

Rother District Council 

For a complete list of Rother District Council services please click this link: http://www.rother.gov.uk/article/10053/A-to-Z-of-Services 

East Sussex County Council 

For a complete A-Z of East Sussex County Council services, please click this link: https://new.eastsussex.gov.uk/atoz/default.aspx

A list of East Sussex County Council forms can be found here: https://new.eastsussex.gov.uk/atoz/forms/default.aspx

The following are direct numbers to Departments under the responsibility of East Sussex County Council:

Adult social care – 0345 6080191
Children and families – 0345 6080192
Roads and paths – 0345 6080193
Trading Standards – 0345 6080197 

Rye Town Council 

For information relating to Rye Town Council and its affiliates, please click here: http://www.ryetowncouncil.gov.uk/contactslinks.aspx

 

Government:

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills http://www.bis.gov.uk/ Tel: 020 7215 5000

Responsible for Government policy on business, trade, enterprise, universities, further education and science.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport http://www.culture.gov.uk/ Tel: 020 7211 6000

Responsible for Government policy on culture, the arts, media, gambling, the national lottery, sport and the Olympics.

Foreign Office http: //www.fco.gov.uk/ Tel: 020 7008 1500

Responsible for Government policy on foreign affairs and diplomacy. The Foreign Office is also responsible for Consular services, travel advice and sanctions implemented by the UK.

Home Office http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/ Tel: 020 7035 4745

Responsible for Government policy on crime, the police, counter terrorism, alcohol, drugs, immigration and passports.

Department for Defence http://www.mod.uk/ Tel: 020 7218 9000

Responsible for Government policy on all defence issues.

Department for Education http://www.education.gov.uk/ Tel: 0370 000 2288

Responsible for Government policy on schools in England, children, young people, families, education and training for 16 to 19 year olds, school standards and teacher training.

Department for Energy and Climate Change http://www.decc.gov.uk/ Tel: 0300 060 4000

Responsible for Government policy on energy and climate change.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs http://www.defra.gov.uk/ Tel: 08459 33 55 77

Responsible for Government policy on the natural environment, food, farming, fisheries, animal health and welfare, rural communities and environmental protection.

Department of Health http://www.dh.gov.uk/ Tel: 020 7210 4850

Responsible for Government policy on Health and provides strategic leadership for public health, the NHS and social care in England.

Department for International Development http://www.dfid.gov.uk/ Tel: 0845 300 4100

Responsible for Government policy on international development and foreign aid.

Ministry of Justice http://www.justice.gov.uk/ Tel: 020 3334 3555

Responsible for Government policy on the Courts, the Probation Service and Prisons.

Department for Transport http://www.dft.gov.uk/ Tel: 0300 330 3000

Responsible for Government policy on aviation, roads, rail and shipping

HM Treasury http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/ Tel: 020 7270 5000

Responsible for Government policy on economics, finance and taxation

Department for Work and Pensions http://www.dwp.gov.uk/

Responsible for Government policy on welfare and pension policy, including pensions, the child support agency and job centres.

Department for Communities and Local Government http://www.communities.gov.uk Tel: 0303 444 0000

Responsible for building regulations, community cohesion, decentralisation, fire services and resilience, housing, local government, planning, race equality, the Thames Gateway and urban regeneration.