Useful Contacts

In certain circumstances, it may be more relevant and appropriate to contact one of the following organisations directly.

 

District Council

If your issue is connected to the South Somerset District Council, the following links and contact details may be of use to you.

 

South Somerset District Council

Brympton Way

Yeovil

BA20 2HT

01935 462462

 

Click on any of the below for the relevant department within South Somerset District Council:

Council Tax

Recycling and Waste

Planning and Building control

Housing Benefit

 

County Council

If your issue is under the jurisdiction of Somerset County Council, the following links and contact details may help you.

 

Somerset County Council

County Hall

Taunton

TA1 3AR

0300 123 2224

 

Click on any of the below for the relevant department within Somerset CountyCouncil:

 

Adult Social Care - Email: adults@somerset.gov.uk

Roads, Parking and Transport - Email: roadsandtransport@somerset.gov.uk

Education, Learning and Schools

Children’s Services - Email: childrens@somerset.gov.uk

 

Third party organisations that might be useful contacts for you to get in touch with directly are below.

 

Avon and Somerset Police

Valley Road

Portishead

Bristol

BS20 8QJ

01275 816377

 

Wessex Water

BWBSL

1 Clevedon Walk

Nailsea

Bristol

BS48 1WA

0345 600 3 600

customer.services@wessexwater.co.uk

 

Government departments and their contact details are below. Click on the titles for their website.

 

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills - Tel: 020 7215 5000

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

Department for Culture, Media and Sport - Tel: 020 7211 6000

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

Foreign Office - 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 - Tel: 020 7035 4745

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

Department for Defence - Tel: 020 7218 9000

Responsible for Government policy on all defence issues.

Department for Education - 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 - Tel: 0300 060 4000

Responsible for Government policy on energy and climate change.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - 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 - 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 - Tel: 0845 300 4100

Responsible for Government policy on international development and foreign aid.

Ministry of Justice - Tel: 020 3334 3555

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

Department for Transport - Tel: 0300 330 3000

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

HM Treasury - Tel: 020 7270 5000

Responsible for Government policy on economics, finance and taxation

Department for Work and Pensions 

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

Department for Communities and Local Government - 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..