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STATES OF JERSEY

 

OFFICIAL REPORT

 

TUESDAY, 6th NOVEMBER 2018

 

COMMUNICATIONS BY THE PRESIDING OFFICER

1.Welcome to His Excellency The Lieutenant Governor

The Bailiff:

APPOINTMENT OF MINISTERS, COMMITTEES AND PANELS

2.Nomination of the Connétable of Trinity as a member of the Planning Committee

2.1Deputy R. Labey of St. Helier (Chairman, Planning Committee):

QUESTIONS

3.Written Questions

Request for ruling by Presiding Officer on a written answer provided by the Chief Minister

Deputy J.H. Perchard of St. Saviour:

Senator J.A.N Le Fondré:

3.1DEPUTY J.M. MAÇON OF ST. SAVIOUR OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE STATES EMPLOYMENT BOARD REGARDING KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: [WQ.228/2018]

3.2DEPUTY J.H. PERCHARD OF ST. SAVIOUR OF THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION REGARDING A BREAKDOWN OF EXAM GRADES BY SUBJECT AND BY GENDER: [WQ.229/2018]

3.3DEPUTY J.H. PERCHARD OF ST. SAVIOUR OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE STATES EMPLOYMENT BOARD REGARDING EQUAL PAY FOR WORK OF EQUAL VALUE WITHIN THE PUBLIC SECTOR: [WQ.230/2018]

3.4DEPUTY J.H. PERCHARD OF ST. SAVIOUR OF THE CHIEF MINISTER REGARDING THE COMPOSITION OF BOARDS APPOINTED BY THE STATES: [WQ.231/2018]

3.5DEPUTY R.J. WARD OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR TREASURY AND RESOURCES REGARDING THE FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC SECTOR PAY AWARDS IN 2018: [WQ.232/2018]

3.6DEPUTY R.J. WARD OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS REGARDING VACANCIES WITHIN UNIFORM SERVICES: [WQ.233/2018]

3.7 DEPUTY R.J. WARD OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT REGARDING CARBON INEQUALITY: [WQ.234/2018]

3.8DEPUTY R.J. WARD OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR SOCIAL SECURITY REGARDING SOCIAL SECURITY STAFF ON TEMPORARY AND ZERO-HOUR CONTRACTS: [WQ.235/2018]

3.9DEPUTY G.P. SOUTHERN OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION REGARDING COVER ARRANGEMENTS FOR TEACHER ABSENCE: [WQ.236/2018]

3.10DEPUTY G.P. SOUTHERN OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION REGARDING VACANCIES WITHIN TEACHING STAFF: [WQ.237/2018]

3.11DEPUTY G.P. SOUTHERN OF ST. HELIER OF THE CHIEF MINISTER REGARDING STAFF SAVINGS WITHIN THE PUBLIC SECTOR: [WQ.238/2018]

3.12DEPUTY G.P. SOUTHERN OF ST. HELIER OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE STATES EMPLOYMENT BOARD REGARDING THE USE OF FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS, ZEROHOUR AGREEMENTS AND AGENCY STAFF IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR: [WQ.239/2018]

3.13DEPUTY G.P. SOUTHERN OF ST. HELIER OF THE CHIEF MINISTER REGARDING THE REORGANISATION OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR: [WQ.240/2018]

3.14DEPUTY C.S. ALVES OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE REGARDING UNOCCUPIED BUILDINGS WITHIN STATES OF JERSEY OWNERSHIP: [WQ.241/2018]

3.15 DEPUTY C.S. ALVES OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR SOCIAL SECURITY REGARDING MEASURES TO INCREASE THE LEVEL OF THE MINIMUM WAGE: [WQ.242/2018]

3.16DEPUTY C.S. ALVES OF ST. HELIER OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE STATES EMPLOYMENT BOARD REGARDING ARRANGEMENTS FOR PEOPLE LEAVING EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATES OF JERSEY: [WQ.243/2018]

3.17DEPUTY M.R. HIGGINS OF ST. HELIER OF H.M. ATTORNEY GENERAL REGARDING UNSUCCESSFUL PROSECUTIONS IN THE MAGISTRATE’S COURT: [WQ.244/2018]

3.18DEPUTY M.R. HIGGINS OF ST. HELIER OF H.M. ATTORNEY GENERAL REGARDING STUDIES INTO UNSUCCESSFUL PROSECUTIONS IN THE MAGISTRATE’S COURT: [WQ.245/2018]

3.19.DEPUTY M.R. HIGGINS OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS REGARDING THE USE OF BODY CAMERAS BY OFFICERS OF THE STATES OF JERSEY POLICE: [WQ.246/2018]

3.20DEPUTY M.R. HIGGINS OF ST. HELIER OF THE CHIEF MINISTER REGARDING APPLICATIONS FOR ENTITLED STATUS UNDER REGULATION 2(1)(E) OF THE CONTROL OF HOUSING AND WORK (RESIDENTIAL AND EMPLOYMENT STATUS) (JERSEY) REGULATIONS 2013: [WQ.247/2018]

3.21DEPUTY M.R. HIGGINS OF ST. HELIER OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE STATES EMPLOYMENT BOARD REGARDING INVESTIGATIONS INTO EMPLOYEES IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR ARISING FROM THE WORK OF THE INDEPENDENT JERSEY CARE INQUIRY: [WQ.248/2018]

3.22DEPUTY C.S. ALVES OF ST. HELIER OF THE MINISTER FOR SOCIAL SECURITY REGARDING THE SAFEGUARDS IN PLACE WHEN SANCTIONS ARE IMPOSED UNDER THE INCOME SUPPORT SYSTEM: [WQ.249/2018]

4.Oral Questions

4.1Deputy K.F. Morel of St. Lawrence of the Minister for Children and Housing regarding measures to improve the affordability of housing in the private sector: [OQ.173/2018]

Senator S.Y. Mézec (The Minister for Children and Housing):

4.1.1Deputy K.F. Morel:

4.1.2Deputy S.M. Wickenden of St. Helier:

Deputy M. Tadier of St. Brelade:

Deputy R.J. Renouf of St. Ouen:

4.2Deputy G.P. Southern of St. Helier of the Minister for External Relations regarding the provisions of the Draft Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 201-: [OQ.175/2018]

Connétable R.A. Buchanan of St. Ouen (Assistant Minister for External Relations - rapporteur):

4.2.1Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.2.2Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.2.3Deputy M.R. Higgins of St. Helier:

4.2.4Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.3Deputy R.J. Ward of the Minister for External Relations regarding funding allocation for the purpose and preparation in respect of Brexit: [OQ.176/2018]

The Connétable of St. Ouen (Assistant Minister for External Relations - rapporteur):

4.3.1Deputy R.J. Ward:

4.3.2Deputy R.J. Ward:

4.3.3Deputy M. Tadier:

4.4Connétable K. Shenton-Stone of St. Martin of the Minister for the Environment regarding discussions with Jersey Electricity in respect of emission limits for its plant: [OQ.167/2018]

Deputy J.H. Young of St. Brelade (The Minister for the Environment)

4.4.1The Connétable of St. Martin:

4.4.2Connétable M.K. Jackson of St. Brelade:

4.4.3Deputy K.F. Morel:

4.4.4Senator S.C. Ferguson:

4.4.5Deputy R.J. Ward:

4.4.6Deputy R. Labey:

Information subsequently provided to the Minister for the Environment by the Jersey Electricity Company Limited:

4.5Deputy S.M. Ahier of St. Helier of the Minister for Infrastructure regarding the provision of premises for Brighter Futures: [OQ.177/2018]

Deputy K.C. Lewis (The Minister for Infrastructure):

4.5.1Deputy S.M. Ahier:

4.5.2Deputy J.M. Maçon of St. Saviour:

4.5.3Deputy R. Labey:

4.5.4Senator S.C. Ferguson:

4.5.5Senator K.L. Moore:

4.5.6Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.5.7Deputy L.M.C. Doublet of St. Saviour:

4.5.8Deputy S.M. Wickenden:

4.5.9Deputy K.F. Morel:

4.5.10Deputy S.M. Ahier:

4.6Senator K.L. Moore of the Minister for Children and Housing regarding funding to provide support services for families at risk: [OQ.171/2018]

Senator S.Y. Mézec (The Minister for Children and Housing):

4.6.1Senator K.L. Moore:

4.6.2Deputy L.M.C. Doublet:

4.6.3Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.6.4Deputy K.F. Morel:

4.6.5Senator K.L. Moore:

4.7Deputy K.G. Pamplin of St. Saviour of the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding a review of ‘Health and Social Services: A New Way Forward’ (P.82/2012): [OQ.170/2018]

The Deputy of St. Ouen (The Minister for Health and Social Services):

4.7.1Deputy K.G. Pamplin:

4.8Deputy J.M. Maçon of the Minister for Treasury and Resources regarding the remuneration of high-ranking officers of arms-length bodies: [OQ.166/2018]

Deputy L.B.E. Ash of St. Clement (Assistant Minister for Treasury and Resources - rapporteur):

4.8.1Deputy J.M. Maçon:

4.8.2Senator S.C. Ferguson:

4.8.3Senator S.C. Ferguson:

4.8.4Deputy R. Labey:

4.8.5Deputy K.F. Morel:

4.8.6Deputy R.J. Ward:

4.8.7Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.8.8Deputy J.M. Maçon:

4.9Deputy M.R. Higgins of the Minister for External Relations regarding discussions with European Union officials in respect of economic substance requirements for companies based in Jersey: [OQ.183/2018]

The Connétable of St. Ouen (Assistant Minister for External Relations - rapporteur):

4.9.1Deputy M.R. Higgins:

4.9.2Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.9.3Deputy M.R. Higgins:

4.10Deputy K.G. Pamplin of the Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture regarding the viability of Fort Regent in its current form: [OQ.172/2018]

Senator S.W. Pallett (Assistant Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture - rapporteur):

4.10.1Deputy K.G. Pamplin:

4.10.2Deputy R. Labey:

4.10.3Deputy K.G. Pamplin:

4.11Senator K.L. Moore of the Minister for Children and Housing regarding the publication of the Objective Household Needs Survey: [OQ.182/2018]

Senator S.Y. Mézec (The Minister for Children and Housing):

4.11.1Senator K.L. Moore:

4.12Deputy R.J. Ward of the Minister for Treasury and Resources regarding growth bids submitted by the arms-length arts organisations: [OQ.181/2018]

Deputy S.J. Pinel (The Minister for Treasury and Resources):

4.12.1Deputy R.J. Ward:

4.12.2Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.13Deputy K.F. Morel of the Minister for Education regarding gender equality in computer studies: [OQ.174/2018]

Senator T.A. Vallois (The Minister for Education):

4.13.1Deputy K.F. Morel:

4.13.2Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.13.3Deputy L.M.C. Doublet:

4.13.4Senator S.C. Ferguson:

4.13.5Senator S.C. Ferguson:

4.13.6Deputy K.F. Morel:

Information subsequently provided by the Minister for Education:

4.14Deputy M. Tadier of the Minister for Infrastructure regarding feedback from the Jersey Taxi Drivers Association regarding recent changes to the industry: [OQ.180/2018]

Deputy K.C. Lewis (The Minister for Infrastructure):

4.14.1Deputy M. Tadier:

4.14.2Deputy J.M. Maçon:

4.14.3Deputy J.M. Maçon:

4.14.4Deputy R.E. Huelin of St. Peter:

4.14.5Deputy R. Labey:

4.14.6Deputy M. Tadier:

4.15Deputy M.R. Higgins of the Chairman of the States Employment Board regarding her secret meeting with union leaders: [OQ.184/2018]

Senator T.A. Vallois (Chairman, States Employment Board):

4.15.1Deputy M.R. Higgins:

4.15.2Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.16Deputy G.P. Southern of the Chief Minister regarding his proposals to deliver savings in productivity improvements and vacancy management: [OQ.179/2018]

Senator J.A.N. Le Fondré (The Chief Minister):

4.16.1Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.16.2Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.16.3Deputy R.J. Ward:

4.16.4Deputy R.J. Ward:

4.16.5Deputy G.P. Southern:

4.17The Connétable of St. Martin of the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding the encouragement of registration for organ donation in Jersey: [OQ.168/2018]

The Deputy of St. Ouen (The Minister for Health and Social Services):

4.17.1The Connétable of St. Martin:

4.17.2The Connétable of St. Saviour:

4.17.3The Connétable of St. Saviour:

4.17.4Deputy D. Johnson of St. Mary:

5.Questions to Ministers without notice - The Minister for Home Affairs

5.1Deputy S.G. Luce of St. Martin:

Connétable L. Norman of St. Clement (The Minister for Home Affairs):

5.2Deputy R.J. Ward:

5.2.1Deputy R.J. Ward:

5.3Deputy K.F. Morel:

5.3.1Deputy K.F. Morel:

5.4Deputy S.M. Ahier:

5.4.1Deputy S.M. Ahier:

5.5The Deputy of St. Mary:

5.6Connétable D.W. Mezbourian of St. Lawrence:

5.7Deputy K.G. Pamplin:

5.8Senator S.W. Pallett:

5.9Deputy M.R. Higgins:

5.10Deputy G.P. Southern:

5.11The Connétable of St. Brelade:

6.Questions to Ministers without notice - The Chief Minister

6.1Senator S.C. Ferguson:

Senator J.A.N. Le Fondré (The Chief Minister):

6.2Deputy L.M.C. Doublet:

6.3Deputy K.F. Morel:

6.4Senator K.L. Moore:

6.5The Connétable of St. Lawrence:

6.6Deputy G.P. Southern:

6.7Deputy M.R. Higgins:

6.8Deputy K.F. Morel:

STATEMENTS ON A MATTER OF OFFICIAL RESPONSIBILITY

7.The Minister for Education - statement regarding the independent review of the head teacher appointment process at First Tower School

7.1Senator T.A. Vallois (The Minister for Education):

PUBLIC BUSINESS

8.Importation of Waste for treatment in the Jersey Energy from Waste plant (P.104/2018)

8.1Deputy K.C. Lewis (The Minister for Infrastructure):

8.2.Importation of Waste for treatment in the Jersey Energy from Waste plant (P.104/2018) - amendment (P.104/2018 Amd.)

8.2.1Connétable A.S. Crowcroft of St. Helier:

8.2.2Deputy K.F. Morel:

8.2.3The Connétable of St. Brelade:

8.2.4Deputy J.H. Young:

8.2.5The Deputy of St. Martin:

8.2.6Deputy M. Tadier:

8.2.7Connétable C.H. Taylor of St. John:

8.2.8Deputy K.C. Lewis:

8.2.9Senator K.L. Moore:

LUNCHEON ADJOURNMENT PROPOSED

LUNCHEON ADJOURNMENT

8.2.10The Connétable of St. Helier:

8.3Importation of Waste for treatment in the Jersey Energy from Waste plant (P.104/2018) - as amended

8.3.1Deputy J.H. Young:

8.3.2Deputy J.H. Perchard:

8.3.3Deputy R.J. Ward:

8.3.4Deputy G.C. Guida of St. Lawrence:

8.3.5Deputy K.F. Morel:

8.3.6The Connétable of St. Helier:

8.3.7The Connétable of St. Brelade:

8.3.8The Deputy of St. Martin:

8.3.9Deputy K.C. Lewis:

9.Ruling by Presiding Officer on a written answer provided by the Chief Minister

The Bailiff:

10.Immigration (Biometric Information) (Jersey) Order 2018: extension to Jersey by Order in Council (P.105/2018)

10.1The Connétable of St. Clement (The Minister for Home Affairs - rapporteur):

10.1.1Deputy R.J. Ward:

10.1.2Deputy K.F. Morel:

10.1.3Senator S.C. Ferguson:

10.1.4The Connétable of St. Clement:

11.Draft Sexual Offences (Consequential Amendments) (Jersey) Regulations 201- (P.106/2018)

11.1The Connétable of St. Clement (The Minister for Home Affairs):

11.2The Connétable of St. Clement:

12.Draft Marriage and Civil Status (Sexual Offences Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 201- (P.107/2018)

12.1The Connétable of St. Clement (The Minister for Home Affairs):

12.2The Connétable of St. Clement:

13.Draft Sexual Offences (Jersey) Law 2018 (Appointed Day) Act 201- (P.108/2018)

13.1The Connétable of St. Clement (The Minister for Home Affairs):

13.1.1Deputy J.M. Maçon:

13.1.2The Connétable of St. Clement:

14.Medicinal Cannabis: right to prescribe by medical professionals (P.113/2018)

14.1Deputy M. Tadier:

14.1.1The Connétable of St. Brelade:

14.1.2Deputy K.F. Morel:

14.1.3The Deputy of St. Peter:

14.1.4Deputy J.M. Maçon:

14.1.5Deputy J.H. Perchard:

14.1.6Deputy S.M. Ahier:

14.1.7Connétable R. Vibert of St. Peter:

14.1.8Deputy T. Pointon of St. John:

14.1.9Deputy R.J. Ward:

14.1.10The Deputy of St. Ouen:

14.1.11Deputy J.A. Martin:

14.1.12Senator K.L. Moore:

14.1.13Deputy G.P. Southern:

14.1.14Deputy R. Labey:

14.1.15Senator J.A.N. Le Fondré:

Mr. M.H. Temple Q.C., H.M. Solicitor General:

14.1.16Deputy J.H. Young:

Deputy J.M. Maçon:

The Solicitor General:

Deputy J.H. Young:

14.1.17Deputy M. Tadier:

ARRANGEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS

15.Deputy R. Labey (Chairman, Privileges and Procedures Committee):

15.1Senator J.A.N. Le Fondré:

15.2Senator K.L. Moore:

15.2.1Senator J.A.N. Le Fondré:

15.3Deputy R. Labey:

ADJOURNMENT

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