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Social Policy (Corporate Policy Plan)

Social Policy considers how the States develops and delivers services for people in order to meet their needs for welfare and wellbeing.

Social Policy covers areas such as Health and Wellbeing, Crime, Justice & Community Safety, Heritage, Leisure and The Arts, Education & Learning and Social Security. Social Policy determines what help is provided by the States with  and other aspects of Island Life.

Introduction to the Corporate Policy Plans

The Corporate Policy Plans are key documents within the States Strategic Plan, which can be found at States Strategic Plan.  These high level policy plans set the medium to long term objectives to fulfil the corporate aims of the States.  There are three Plans of equal status which are:

These plans are also intended to inform the production and review of the four Island Resource Plans which are  the Energy (Resource Plan), the Infrastructure (Resource Plan), the Population (Resource Plan) and the Strategic Land Use Plan (Resource Plan).

The Social Policy Plan

The Social Policy Plan is developed by the Social Policy Group, a sub group of the Policy Council. Its membership is:

  • Deputy Chief Minister (Chair)
  • Chief Minister (Vice-Chair - non voting member)
  • Treasury Minister
  • Social Security Minister
  • Health and Social Services Department Minister
  • Education Minister

The Plan covers a range of issues including health, wellbeing, welfare, housing, employment, equality, education and security . 

More information on the objectives of the States regarding social policy can be found on the Social Policy Plan page.


Social Policy Office

Sir Charles Frossard House,  La Charroterie,  St Peter Port,  Guernsey,  GY1 1FH,  Channel Islands
Tel: 44 01481 717046 Fax: 44 01481 713787
Email: socialpolicyoffice@gov.gg




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