21 October 2022
The ministerial team at Health and Social Services has been strengthened with the
appointment of a second Assistant Minister.
Deputy Malcolm Ferey, who is already serving as Assistant Minister for Social Security, will
take on the position with immediate effect.
The position covers the responsibilities for social care, rehabilitation and support for the
In agreement with the Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Karen Wilson,
Deputy Ferey will take on responsibility for:
- adult services and social care policy; and
- stakeholder engagement with charitable organisations for those areas within his
responsibility and the wider Health and Social Services portfolio.
Deputy Ferey joins Deputy Rose Binet, who has responsibility for Mental Health in the
Speaking about his new role, Deputy Ferey said: "I am extremely pleased that the Minister
for Health and Social Services, Deputy Karen Wilson, has created a second Assistant
Minister position with responsibility for Social Care, Rehabilitation and support for the
"The Health portfolio has strong links with my work at Social Security and I am looking
forward to bridging these two workstreams, interacting with a wider range of staff and
identifying any gaps in service delivery."
Deputy Wilson added: “Deputy Ferey’s appointment brings a wide range of skills to the ministerial team and ensures that our links with the Minister for Social Security is further
strengthened. Deputy Ferey’s strong background with the charitable sector in Jersey and
his passion for all areas of health and social care is a real asset. Deputy Binet and I are
delighted to welcome him.”