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States Meeting on 5 June 2018 (Billet d'État XV)

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The Policy & Resource Plan (2017 Review and 2018 Update) will be discussed at this Meeting - P.2018/45

pdf icon Scrutiny Management Committee - Letter of Comment [603kb]

The States are asked to decide:-

Whether, after consideration of the Policy & Resource Plan (2017 Review and 2018 Update) Policy Letter dated 30th April 2018 they are of the opinion:-

1. To direct -

     a) the Principal Committees to work with the Policy & Resources Committee to develop the reporting of their service outcome metrics by December 2018;

     b) the Committee for Home Affairs to work with the Policy & Resources Committee to establish appropriate governance and support for the Justice Framework Initiative by December 2018;

     c) the Committee for Health & Social Care to work with the Policy & Resources Committee to identify opportunities to coordinate the Public Health Outcomes Framework and the Policy & Resource Plan Monitoring Report, reporting in the 2018 review of the Policy & Resource Plan priority area 'Health and Wellbeing' (June 2019);

     d) the Committee for Health & Social Care to set out objectives with performance measures for the Care Commission in its Policy Letter to be submitted in the fourth quarter of 2018;

     e) the Committee for Health & Social Care to set out objectives and identify performance indicators for the Adult Multi Agency Support Hub (AMASH) for reporting in the Policy & Resource Plan Monitoring Report (from December 2018);

     f) the Committee for Education, Sport & Culture to report in its 2018 performance report on the monitoring approach to evaluate the impact of the new school curriculum;

     g) the Policy & Resources Committee to redraft the Policy & Resource Plan to reflect the revised policy objective 'Transforming Education' from merging 'Secondary and Post-16 Education Transformation' and 'Life-Long Learning';

     h) the Policy & Resources Committee to identify milestones for progress reporting and the longer-term impact measures of the Supported Living and Ageing Well Strategy and report in the 2018 review of the Policy & Resource Plan priority area 'SLAWS';

     i) the Committee for Employment & Social Security to engage with the Policy & Resources Committee with regards to a reporting framework with implementation targets to be included in the Secondary Pensions Policy Letter to be debated in the first quarter of 2019;

     j) the Committees for Employment & Social Security and for the Environment & Infrastructure to work with the Policy & Resources Committee to establish appropriate cross-committee governance and support for the Housing Policy;

     k) the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure to work with the Policy & Resources Committee to identify resourcing needs to evaluate against other demands as part of the 2019 budget process and to establish appropriate governance;
 
     l) the Policy & Resources Committee to publish an Annual Monitoring Report every December with the aim of establishing if policy implementation is achieving the objectives established by the Policy & Resource Plan;

     m) the Committee for Education, Sport & Culture to comply through the oversight group with the outstanding extant resolution P.2017/90 (18 ) (Billet d'État No XX, 2017) by reporting in full to the Policy & Resources Committee to inform the 2019 Budget;

     n) that an oversight group comprising political representatives from both the Committee for Home Affairs and the Policy & Resources Committee is formed as a priority to oversee the development of initiatives and delivery of savings to include consideration of the  outstanding extant resolution P.2017/90 (18) (Billet d'État No XX, 2017) and reporting in full to the Policy & Resources Committee to inform the 2019 Budget;

     o) the Principal Committees to work with the Policy & Resources Committee to review policy officer requirements (both project and substantive) in light of the policy priorities established by the States in time to inform the 2019 budget process;
 
     p) the Policy & Resources Committee to promote and facilitate cross-committee policy development by ensuring priority policy areas have appropriate governance and structure to manage resources, progress initiatives and report cohesively within the policy planning process; and

     q) the Policy & Resources Committee to undertake a comprehensive review of all extant States' resolutions by reference to  the Policy & Resource Plan and as appropriate consulting with lead Committees to agree rescission for those de-prioritised by the process, bringing regular Policy Letters to the States to effect the rescissions.

2. To amend the Rules of Procedure of the States and their Committees as follows -

     (a)  by deleting the words "on a Tuesday" where they appear at the end of paragraph (2) of Rule 1  and substituting them with the words "on the Tuesday immediately preceding the Meeting to consider the States' Accounts";

     (b) by substituting paragraph (5)(d) of Rule 23 with the following paragraph -

          "(d) every 12 months the Policy & Resources Committee resubmits the Policy & Resource Plan to the States together with commentary on overall progress from the Policy & Resources Committee, annual performance reports from the Principal Committees and any proposal to amend the Policy & Resource Plan which are considered necessary;";

     (c) by substituting items 5 and 6 under that part of the mandate of the Committee for Home Affairs, headed "Responsibilities - Policy, Advisory & General" in Annex A with the following -

           "5. the Population Management Regime;
           6. immigration regime;"; and

     (d) by inserting immediately after item 7 of paragraph B (General Responsibilities of all Committees of the States) of Annex One to the Mandates of Committees of the States, the following item -

           "8.          when researching, considering and reporting on obligations and   duties and other issues arising or potentially arising under International   Instruments, to act in accordance with the "International Instruments   Policy Directive" as published from time to time by the Policy & Resources Committee".


3. To rescind the following resolutions of the States -

     a) the resolution of 1st November 2007, to direct the Home Department to prepare such legislation as may be necessary to give effect to the decision to approve the Department's proposals as set out in the Review of Gambling Legislation Report date 29th August 2007 (Billet d'Etat XXII 2007, Article X); and

     b) the resolution of 28th September 1989 to consolidate the Reform (Guernsey) Law, 1948 and the Loi relative au Scrutin Secret Law, 1899 (Billet XVI 1989, Article XII.2).

The above Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.

 

 

 

Downloads

Billet d'État XV - Policy & Resource Plan - 2017 Review and 2018 Update States Meeting Agenda for 5th June, 2018 (P&R Plan) Resolutions, Billet XV, 5th June 2018 Hansard Report of Proceedings at the States of Deliberation Meeting on 5th June 2018

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