The Policy Council is responsible for Guernsey's constitutional and external affairs, developing strategic and corporate policy and coordinating States business.
It is also responsible for examining and commenting on all proposals and reports placed before the States of Deliberation (Guernsey's Parliament).
The Policy Council is chaired by the Chief Minister. The 10 Departmental Ministers sit with the Chief Minister to form the Policy Council. Staff support is provided through the Chief Officer of the Policy Council who is also Chief Executive of the States. The Chief Executive is supported by the Deputy Chief Executive.
Overview of Responsibilities
States Strategic Plan (corporate policy) Research (Facts & Figures)
External Relations Human Resources Unit
Island Archives Service Legal Aid Service
Overseas Aid Commission Planning Tribunal (Planning Appeals)
Review Boards Emergency Powers Authority
Public Sector Remuneration Inheritance Law Review
Parochial Ecclesiastical Rates Review