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Community and Constitutional Affairs

09 July 2018

First same-sex marriage in Jersey

Jersey’s first same sex marriage takes place


The Department for Community and Constitutional Affairs (CCA) aims to improve the quality of life of everyone living in Jersey by helping create a safe, just and fairer society. 

The department is responsible for policy support to Ministers in the following main areas:

  • Home Affairs and Criminal Justice Policy
  • Building a Safer Society Strategy
  • Constitutional and Justice Policy (as detailed in States Assembly proposition number P.92/2013)
  • Legislation Advisory Panel
  • Housing Policy and the Strategic Housing Unit
  • Social Policy
  • Medical Officer of Health and Public Health Policy
  • Children's Policy
  • Registered authority for the Jersey Vetting Bureau
  • Regulation of Care and Medical Professionals

The following arms-length functions are supported by the Department:

  • Jersey Police Authority and the Independent Custody Visitors
  • Jersey Police Complaints Authority
  • Independent Prison Monitoring Board
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
  • Jersey Law Commission
  • Charities Commissioner
  • Care Commission
  • Children Commissioner for Jersey
  • Safeguarding Partnership Boards
  • Cadet Corps
  • Community Relations Trust

The Department supports the coordinated implementation of the following strategies:

  • Food and Nutrition Strategy 2017-2022 (R.85/2017) (July 2017)
  • Disability Strategy (R.57/2017) (May 2017)
  • Tobacco Strategy 2017-2022 (R.129/2016) (Dec 2016)
  • Building a Safer Society: Community Safety and Substance Misuse Strategy 2016-2019 (R.111/2016) (Oct 2016)
  • Housing Strategy (R.29/2016) (March 2016)
  • Domestic Abuse Strategy 2016-2019, Safeguarding Partnership Board (Nov 2016)
  • Child Sexual Exploitation Strategy 2014-2016, Safeguarding Partnership Board (March 2014)
  • Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy (March 2014 R.143)

How to make a complaint to the Department for Community & Constitutional Affairs

How to make a complaint to the Department for Community & Constitutional Affairs


The Department is responsible for the following public services:


Len Norman

Minister for Home Affairs
01534 855511

Sam Mezec

Minister for Housing
01534 861881

Gregory Guida

Assistant Minister
07797 799263

Senior management team

Tom Walker

Chief Officer for CCA
01534 447923

Elizabeth Middleton

Finance Director
01534 447929

Susan Turnbull

Chief Medical Officer of Health
01534 445775

Mark James

Chief Fire Officer
01534 445900

Bill Millar

Prison Governor
01534 441808

Mark Cockerham

Acting Head of Service
01534 448000

Charlie Montgomery

OC of The Jersey Field Squadron
01534 447104

Dr Helen Miles

Director of Criminal Justice
01534 440562

Andrew Metcalfe

Director of Constitutional Affairs and Justice Policy
01534 440725

Andrew Heaven

Director of Children's Policy
01534 440511

Ruth Johnson

Director of Social Policy
01534 440049

Rob Bastable

Chief of States of Jersey Police
01534 612502

Julian Blazeby

Deputy Police Chief
01534 612502

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