British Police officers leave the entrance to Britain's Home Office in central London on August 15, 2019, following a stabbing incident. - A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed Thursday outside Britain's Home Office interior ministry in London. One man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, the city's Metropolitan Police said. The Home Office is responsible for tackling crime and the government has recently launched a campaign to deter people from carrying blades in a bid to combat the surge in knife crime. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images
A man was stabbed in Westminster last week outside the Home Office (Picture: Getty)

A 29-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm over an attack on a government worker near the Home Office.

Dominic Hornberger, 29, from Birmingham was charged on Friday and appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, Scotland Yard said.

He is accused of GBH with intent and possession of a knife after a man in his 60s, who works for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, was attacked in Marsham Street in Westminster on August 15.

Hornberger was remanded in custody to appear at Southwark Crown Court on Friday September 13.

Investigators look at items outside St John's Smith Square church in Westminster, London after an incident in which a man was stabbed outside the Home Office. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday August 15, 2019. See PA story POLICE HomeOffice . Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Police look at items outside St John’s Smith Square following the stabbing (Picture: PA)