Corporate report

Office of the Public Guardian corporate governance framework

The arrangements for the governance, accountability, financing, staffing and operation of the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG).



This framework document sets out the arrangements for the Office of the Public Guardian’s:

  • governance
  • accountability
  • financing
  • staffing
  • operation

These arrangements were agreed between the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice and the Chief Executive of OPG, and approved by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

The framework will be formally reviewed every 3 years, but may also be reviewed at other times.

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Published 30 May 2018
Last updated 12 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Amended to include information about guardians in line with the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

  2. Amendment to 'Board appointments and composition' (3.23)

  3. Added Welsh-language translation

  4. First published.