Office of the Public Guardian

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What the Office of the Public Guardian does

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) protects people in England and Wales who may not have the mental capacity to make certain decisions for themselves, such as about their health and finance.

OPG is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Justice.

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Our management

Alan Eccles CBE
Alan Eccles CBE
Public Guardian and Chief Executive

Contact OPG

Office address

PO Box 16185
B2 2WH

United Kingdom


0300 456 0300


0870 739 5780

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 10am to 5pm

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of information requests

Disclosure Team
Postal Point 10.31, Floor 10
102 Petty France
United Kingdom

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Jobs

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