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You are in: Guernsey > States of Guernsey > States Workings > Scrutiny Committee

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Scrutiny Committee

The conscience of the States looks into the processes and delivery of policies.

The Scrutiny Committee is responsible for:-

Through a process of political scrutiny, to subject Departments and Committees to regular reviews with particular emphasis on:

  1. Determining the effectiveness of the policies of, and services provided by, Departments and Committees;
  2. Assessing the performance of Departments and Committees in implementing policies and services;
  3. Identifying areas of policy or service delivery that might be inadequately or inappropriately addressed;
  4. Identifying new areas of policy or service delivery that may require implementation;
  5. Determining how well a new policy or service or project has been implemented including the development processes and whether the desired outcomes were achieved;
  6. Promoting changes in policies and services where evidence persuades the Committee that these require amendment;
  7. Holding reviews into such issues and matters of public importance that the Committee may determine from time to time.

Liasing with the Public Accounts Committee to ensure there is appropriate co-ordination of the entire scrutiny process.

To develop and implement policies on the above matters which contribute to the achievement of strategic and corporate objectives.


  • Deputy Barry Brehaut

Other Members:-

  • Deputy Jan Kuttelwascher
  • Deputy Sean McManus
  • Deputy Rhoderick Matthews
  • Deputy Mary Lowe
  • Deputy Mike Garrett
  • Deputy Matt Fallaize
  • Deputy John Gollop
  • Deputy Martin Storey

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