Home Office facts for kids
2 Marsham Street, the headquarters of the Home Office
|Formed||27 March 1782|
|Jurisdiction||United Kingdom (but in respect of most policing and justice matters: England and Wales only)|
|Headquarters||2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF|
|Annual budget||£10.8 billion (current) and £500 million (capital) in 2018–19|
It is also in charge of government policy on security-related issues such as drugs, counter-terrorism and ID cards. The Cabinet minister responsible for the department is the Home Secretary, currently Priti Patel.
The Home Office, which is considered to be one of the Great Offices of State, is known, in official papers and in Parliament, as the Home Department.
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