Welcome to the Ministry of Justice & Defence

What we do

We protect the security, independence and interests of our country at home and abroad. We work with our allies and partners whenever possible. Moreover, our aim is to ensure that our armed forces, security services and other partners have the training, equipment and support necessary for their work. We also work to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.

Furthermore, the Ministry of Justice & Defence is a ministerial department, supported by 13 agencies and public bodies. The Ministry is headed by the Minister – Henry White and the Commanding Officer of the Catan Armed Forces – Joshua Miller.

Our Policies

  • Criminal justice reform
  • Civil justice reform
  • Counter-terrorism
  • Family justice system
  • Victims of Crime
  • Young Offenders
  • Armed Forces reform
  • Armed forces support for activities within the Kingdom
  • International defence commitments
  • Catan nuclear deterrent

Our People

 Joshua Miller | Ministry of Justice and Defence
Rt. Hon. Henry White MP Commanding Officer Joshua Miller
Minister of Justice and Defence Commanding Officer of the Armed Forces

Contact the Ministry

Office Address

Constitution Avenue



Call the Ministry

Internal: 20301

External: (+44) 0 1924895931 (Ext. 754)