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How the Council of Ministers works

Code of conduct and practice for ministers and assistant ministers

A code of conduct and practice for ministers and assistant ministers was published in 2018. The code sets out the standards of conduct expected of ministers and assistant ministers.

Code of conduct and practice for ministers and assistant ministers on States Assembly

Ministerial Groups

Ministerial Groups are established by the Chief Minister or the Council of Ministers to provide a central ministerial forum in which to consider and deliberate matters ranging across a number of portfolios.

Ministerial Groups are established to advise the responsible Minister as they make decisions in their areas of responsibility, usually to support prominent areas of policy development or oversight of major projects.

Future Places Ministerial Group

The Future Places Ministerial Group was established to improve the:

  • governance
  • coordination
  • delivery of improvements in Jersey’s built environment, including amenities

Future Places Ministerial Group: Establishment

Population and Skills Ministerial Group (PSMG)

The PSMG was established to ensure there's a central political forum to consider and deliberate matters relating to:

  • population policy
  • the employment market
  • the skills needs for the Island's economy and public service

Establishment of the Population and Skills Ministerial Group

Ports Policy Ministerial Group (PPMG)

The PPMG was established to:

  • provide a central political forum for matters relating to Ports of Jersey
  • support the Minister for Treasury and Resources
  • support the Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture

Ports Policy Ministerial Group: Establishment

Safeguarding Ministerial Group

The Safeguarding Ministerial Group was established to keep Ministers informed of key developments within the safeguarding of children and adults at risk.

Establishment of the Safeguarding Ministerial Group (SMG)

Corporate Parenting Board

The Corporate Parenting Board was established to political oversight on how the Government of Jersey is discharging its Corporate Parenting duties to Looked After Children and Care Leavers.

Corporate Parenting Board

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