Office of the Public Guardian (England and Wales)

Office of the Public Guardian (England and Wales)
Office of the Public Guardian
Executive Agency overview
Formed 2007 (2007)
Preceding Executive Agency Public Guardianship Office
Jurisdiction England and Wales
Headquarters PO Box 15118, Birmingham, B16 6GX
Minister responsible Kenneth Clarke MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice
Executive Agency executive Martin John, Chief Executive and Public Guardian
Key document Framework document publicguardian.gov.uk/docs/opg-framework-2009.pdf
Website
publicguardian.gov.uk

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) in England and Wales is a government body that, within the framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, protects the private assets and supervises the financial affairs of people who lack mental capacity for making decisions. It is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice. The current Public Guardian and Chief Executive of the Office of the Public Guardian is Martin John.

The OPG was established on 1 October 2007, replacing the Public Guardianship Office (PGO).[1] Initially located in London, some functions transferred to offices in Birmingham and Nottingham during 2009.[2]

Contents

List of Public Guardians

Oct 2007-Jul 2008 00 Richard Brook[1][3]
Jul 2008-present 00 Martin John[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Public guardian to monitor carers". BBC News. 28 September 2007. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7017414.stm. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 
  2. ^ John, Martin (21 May 2009). "What the Office of the Public Guardian is doing to help you". Law Society Gazette. http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/opinion/comment/what-office-public-guardian-doing-help-you. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Former Council social worker is first Public Guardian". Local Government Chronicle. 15 November 2005. http://www.lgcplus.com/news/former-council-social-worker-is-first-public-guardian/519719.article. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "New Public Guardian Unveiled" (Press release). Office of the Public Guardian. 13 June 2009. http://www.publicguardian.gov.uk/about/new-public-guardian-appointed.htm. Retrieved 19 December 2009. 

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