States of Jersey restructuring (FOI)
States of Jersey restructuring (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 15 August 2018.
Information about the new States of Jersey One Government reorganisation plans available in the public domain comprise of a structure chart. Could you supply available reports which:
Details the rationale / methodology underpinning the choices made in the restructure and regrouping of government departments?
Lists in detail and / or analyses the responses to the consultation with senior leaders and staff referred to in the Gov.je website news item of 14 June 2018 - Public Sector Restructuring Plans Finalised?
The information requested is available through the following link:
One island, one community, one government, one future
This information is therefore exempt under Article 23 (Information accessible to applicant by other means) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 (the Law).
In addition, on the States’ intranet further guidance was provided as part of the process of consulting staff. This is attached below:
Chief Executive proposes restructuring of States of Jersey
The revised structure is provided in the attached document and on the gov.je website at the following link, including an outline of the changes made as a result of the consultation.
About the new States of Jersey structure
Information in relation to specific consultation responses has been withheld as it is exempt under Article 25 (Personal Information) and Article 26 (Information supplied in confidence) of the Law.
Article 23 Information accessible to applicant by other means
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.
(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.
Article 25 Personal information
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005.
(2) Information is absolutely exempt information if –
(a) it constitutes personal data of which the applicant is not the data subject as defined in the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2005; and
(b) its supply to a member of the public would contravene any of the data protection principles, as defined in that Law.
Article 26 Information supplied in confidence
Information is absolutely exempt information if –
(a) it was obtained by the scheduled public authority from another person (including another public authority); and
(b) the disclosure of the information to the public by the scheduled public authority holding it would constitute a breach of confidence actionable by that or any other person.