Priorities and Planning

The Priorities and Planning Secretariat assists the Prime Minister and Cabinet in defining the government's plans and priorities. The secretariat also helps to develop policies to deliver on these goals.

A key responsibility is providing advice and support for Cabinet meetings and planning retreats, as well as for the Cabinet Committee on Plans and Priorities.

In this role, the secretariat:

  • Provides secretariat services
  • Manages the flow of Cabinet and committee business
  • Facilitates policy development (together with other government departments and the rest of PCO)

The secretariat also supports the Clerk of the Privy Council with advice and logistics for a range of deputy ministers' meetings.

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