Central Office of Information

COICentral Office of Information (COI)
The Central Office of Information (COI) was the UK government's marketing and communications agency.wikipedia
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Trading fund

It was a non-ministerial department, and became an executive agency and a trading fund, recovering its costs from the other departments, executive agencies and publicly funded bodies which used its services.

Public service announcement

PSApublic service announcementsPSAs
It worked with Whitehall departments and public bodies to produce information campaigns on issues that affected the lives of British citizens, from health and education to benefits, rights and welfare.
In the UK, they were produced for the Central Office of Information (COI), and again by private contractors, which were usually small film companies, such as Richard Taylor Cartoons.

Ministry of Information (United Kingdom)

Ministry of InformationMinister of InformationBritish Ministry of Information
It was established in 1946 as the successor to the wartime Ministry of Information.
The MOI was dissolved in March 1946, with its residual functions passing to the Central Office of Information (COI), a central organisation providing common and specialist information services.

Public information film

public information filmsPIFPublic Information
COI celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006 with several events including a film season at the National Film Theatre and a poll to find Britain's favourite public information film on the BBC website.
After the war, PIFs were produced by the Central Office of Information (now closed), and again by private contractors, which were usually small film companies.

Government of the United Kingdom

British GovernmentUK GovernmentGovernment
The Central Office of Information (COI) was the UK government's marketing and communications agency.

Marketing

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The Central Office of Information (COI) was the UK government's marketing and communications agency.

Communication

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The Central Office of Information (COI) was the UK government's marketing and communications agency.

Minister for the Cabinet Office

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Its Chief Executive reported to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Executive agency

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It was a non-ministerial department, and became an executive agency and a trading fund, recovering its costs from the other departments, executive agencies and publicly funded bodies which used its services.

British government departments

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It was a non-ministerial department, and became an executive agency and a trading fund, recovering its costs from the other departments, executive agencies and publicly funded bodies which used its services. It worked with Whitehall departments and public bodies to produce information campaigns on issues that affected the lives of British citizens, from health and education to benefits, rights and welfare.

Statutory corporation

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It worked with Whitehall departments and public bodies to produce information campaigns on issues that affected the lives of British citizens, from health and education to benefits, rights and welfare.

BFI Southbank

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COI celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2006 with several events including a film season at the National Film Theatre and a poll to find Britain's favourite public information film on the BBC website.

Cameron–Clegg coalition

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This was because of the Coalition Government's policy to support only essential campaigns.

Cabinet Office

Office of the Third SectorUK Cabinet OfficeMinister for Government Resilience and Efficiency
As a result, the Government announced that COI would be closed and its remaining functions transferred to the Cabinet Office.

Steffen Seibert

The German Federal Government's Press and Information Office resembles the British Central Office of Information.

Talking Pictures TV

TalkingPictures TV
Cronin had worked for The Rank Organisation and Central Office of Information, and bought the rights to several libraries that owned films that air on TPTV, such as much of the Southern Television library, and originally licensed them out to terrestrial channels.

Crown Film Unit

The Crown Film Unit
The Crown Film Unit continued to produce films, as part of the Central Office of Information (COI), until it was disbanded in 1952.

Martin Kelner

Martin Kelner's Late Thing
He then joined the Central Office of Information, for whom he worked in Bristol, Lambeth, South London and in Birmingham.

Charley Says

Charley Says is a series of very short cut-out animated cartoon public information films for children, produced by the British government's Central Office of Information and broadcast in the United Kingdom in the 1970s and 1980s.

Information Research Department

The department would collaborate with ministers, British delegates, Labour Party and trade union representatives, the Central Office of Information and the BBC Overseas Service.