Government Plan Review: Care of Children in Jersey Review Panel

Scrutiny review - Care of Children in Jersey Review Panel

Launch date: 30/08/2019

Review status: Review started

What is the review about?

​The Government Plan Review Panel (GPRP) has allocated a number of projects and actions contained within the Government Plan to the Care of Children in Jersey Review Panel to scrutinise and report on. The full list can be viewed by clicking on the letter to the Minister for Children and Housing below. The GPRP will collate the reports from all Scrutiny Panels and form one consolidated Scrutiny Report on the Government Plan by 8th November 2019. For more information on what the over-arching review is about click here.

Review progress

The Panel will be holding Public Hearings in October 2019. It will also be writing to key stakeholders to gather views on the proposals.

Terms of reference

1.    Note that sections/projects of the Government Plan will be allocated to Panels by the Government Plan Review Panel (GPRP) on a 'best fit' basis[1].

2.    Undertake an in-depth review of the allocated sections/projects of the Government Plan 2020, considering:

  • Whether funded projects meet the Ongoing Initiatives, Common Themes and, ultimately, Common Strategic Priorities?

  • The level of resourcing, of all forms, allocated to projects and whether this is sufficient or excessive in enabling the project to meet its stated aims.

  • If project resource allocation is appropriate in relation to overall departmental budgets?

  • Whether funded projects align with Departmental objectives? [NB: if and where they exist]

  • Whether or not there are clear lines of accountability for each project?

  • The ongoing sustainability of projects.

3.    Provide the GPRP with a report and any amendments by the date agreed.

[1] Projects will not directly align with Scrutiny Panels and most will involve multiple ministerial portfolios. Rather than split out projects into elements amongst various Panels, each project will be scrutinised in its entirety by a single Panel.


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