Corporate report

Public Guardianship Office final report and accounts: 2007

A report about the final 6 months of the Public Guardianship Office.



The Public Guardianship Office (PGO) helped protect the finances of people with mental incapacity in England and Wales. It was replaced by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) in line with the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

The report is about PGO’s final 6 months and includes:

  • income from fees
  • spending on salaries, pensions and other outgoings
  • how the organisation prepared for the start of OPG
  • a summary of the PGO’s achievements during its six-and-a-half-year history

This paper was laid before Parliament in response to a legislative requirement or as a Return to an Address and was ordered to be printed by the House of Commons on 14 March 2008.