Members

John Young

Deputy, St. Brelade No. 1

Bluestones, Beauport Estate
La Route des Genets
St. Brelade
Jersey
JE3 8DG

Role(s)

​Minister for the Environment

Record of service to the States

  • first sworn to office as Deputy of St. Brelade No. 1 on 14th November 2011
  • elected as Deputy of St. Brelade No. 1 and sworn into office on 1st June 2018

Committee / panel membership

Council of Ministers

Statements

    Questions

    Voting record

    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    01/07/2020
    Reference:
    P.84/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    30/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.67/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    30/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.71/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.56/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020(Amd)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020(Amd)(3)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    13/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.54/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    12/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.35/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    12/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.44/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    12/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.52/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.46/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.46/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.48/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.49/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.50/2020
    Vote:
    Excused attendance
    Date:
    27/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.29/2020
    Vote:
    Excused attendance
    Date:
    24/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.28/2020
    Vote:
    Excused attendance
    Date:
    18/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.20/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.118/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.128/2019(Amd)
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.128/2019(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.128/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    10/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.126/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    10/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.126/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    10/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.126/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    26/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Re-issue)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    26/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.2/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)(Amd)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    04/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.119/2019(Re-issue)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    04/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.125/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/01/2020
    Reference:
    P.122/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/01/2020
    Reference:
    P.122/2019

    STATEMENT OF INTERESTS

    1. Employment, offices, directorships and partnerships

    Give the name and address of any person, company, trust, professional association, union, political party or other organization from whom you receive any remuneration or benefit by virtue of being –
    (a) employed;
    (b) the holder of any office;
    (c) a director of any company; or
    (d) a partner in a partnership or firm.

    Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

    Answer

    None



    2. Self-employment etc.

    Give details of any consultancy, trade, profession, vocation or other work for which you receive any payment or benefit and which does not fall within section 1.

    In addition you must give the name and address of a person from whom you receive any payment or benefit in return for the above work if the payment or benefit received from that person forms a significant portion of your total income, or a significant portion of your total income from that particular work.

    Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

    Answer

    Self-employed consultant to the States of Alderney completing tasks, commenced as empoyee (June 15 - Sept 17) Development and adoption of Alderney Land Use Plan. (or SOA BDCC and associated legislative changes to planning legislation and matters arising on implenetation: States of Alderney, Island Hall, Alderney. Building and Development Control Committee



    3. Shareholdings

    Give the name and address of any company in which you, or your spouse or cohabitee, or both of you, whether jointly or separately, own shares exceeding –
    (a) 1% or more of the issued share capital of the company; or
    (b) £ 25,000 in value.

    Provide a brief description of the business or purpose of the company.

    Answer

    100% shareholding of
    1) John Young Project Solutions Ltd,
    2) Findhome (Jersey) Ltd,
    • Consultancy in my area of special expertise
    • Specialist digital economy venture - not pregressed



    4. Sponsorship

    Give the name and address of any person who provides you with sponsorship for the purpose of enabling you to carry out your duties as an elected member. Provide a brief description of the sponsorship.

    Answer

    None



    5. Gifts, Hospitality and other benefits

    List the name and address of any person who gives you, or your spouse or cohabitee, any gift, hospitality or other benefit which has a monetary value greater than 1% of the current remuneration figure for elected members (disregarding any expense allowances) if the giving of the gift, hospitality or benefit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

    Provide a brief description of the gift, hospitality or other benefit given.

    Answer

    1) Pension received from States of Jersey Public Employees Contributory Retirement Scheme.
    2) States of Jersey Social Security pension.
    3) UK  small security pension.



    6. Overseas Visits

    List the name and address of any person who pays all or part of the costs of a visit made outside Jersey by you or your spouse or cohabitee if the visit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

    Answer

    None


    7. Land

    List details of any land (except the principal place of residence of you or of your spouse or cohabitee) which is wholly owned, or jointly owned with another person –
    (a) by or on behalf of you or your spouse or cohabitee; or
    (b) by or on behalf of you and your spouse or cohabitee jointly.

    List also details of any land from which you or your spouse or cohabitee derives an income.

    You must describe the land in sufficient detail to enable it to be identified.

    Answer

    Self- Rented out accommadation, 18 Clos de la Bataille, Grouville - semi-detached house. Spouse - Beauport Villa, Beauport Estate, Rue des Genet, St Brelade, detached house



    8. Miscellaneous

    List details of any other interest or benefit which you or your spouse or cohabitee receive which, although not required to be registered under any of the previous sections, you believe might reasonably be thought by other persons to influence your actions as an elected member.

    You may also use this section to record any interests or other matters that are not required to be registered but which in your opinion should be disclosed to the public.

    Answer

    Spouse:- employed by Ogier, law firm.
    Self:- Previously employed by Viberts Law Firm until 2011. Previous, employed by States of Alderney 2015 - 2017

    Biography

    Role(s)

    ​Minister for the Environment

    Record of service to the States

    • first sworn to office as Deputy of St. Brelade No. 1 on 14th November 2011
    • elected as Deputy of St. Brelade No. 1 and sworn into office on 1st June 2018

    Committee / panel membership

    Council of Ministers

    Questions

    Votes

    Voting record

    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    01/07/2020
    Reference:
    P.84/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    30/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.67/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    30/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.71/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.56/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    16/06/2020
    Reference:
    P.64/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    28/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.66/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020(Amd)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020(Amd)(3)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    20/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.61/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    13/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.54/2020
    Vote:
    Not present for vote
    Date:
    12/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.35/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    12/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.44/2020
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    12/05/2020
    Reference:
    P.52/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.46/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.46/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.48/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.49/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/04/2020
    Reference:
    P.50/2020
    Vote:
    Excused attendance
    Date:
    27/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.29/2020
    Vote:
    Excused attendance
    Date:
    24/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.28/2020
    Vote:
    Excused attendance
    Date:
    18/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.20/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.118/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.128/2019(Amd)
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.128/2019(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    11/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.128/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    10/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.126/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    10/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.126/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    10/03/2020
    Reference:
    P.126/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    26/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Re-issue)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    26/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.2/2020
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)(Amd)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)
    Vote:
    Against (Contre)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    25/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.127/2019(Amd)(2)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    04/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.119/2019(Re-issue)
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    04/02/2020
    Reference:
    P.125/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/01/2020
    Reference:
    P.122/2019
    Vote:
    For (Pour)
    Date:
    22/01/2020
    Reference:
    P.122/2019

    Declaration of interests

    STATEMENT OF INTERESTS

    1. Employment, offices, directorships and partnerships

    Give the name and address of any person, company, trust, professional association, union, political party or other organization from whom you receive any remuneration or benefit by virtue of being –
    (a) employed;
    (b) the holder of any office;
    (c) a director of any company; or
    (d) a partner in a partnership or firm.

    Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

    Answer

    None



    2. Self-employment etc.

    Give details of any consultancy, trade, profession, vocation or other work for which you receive any payment or benefit and which does not fall within section 1.

    In addition you must give the name and address of a person from whom you receive any payment or benefit in return for the above work if the payment or benefit received from that person forms a significant portion of your total income, or a significant portion of your total income from that particular work.

    Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

    Answer

    Self-employed consultant to the States of Alderney completing tasks, commenced as empoyee (June 15 - Sept 17) Development and adoption of Alderney Land Use Plan. (or SOA BDCC and associated legislative changes to planning legislation and matters arising on implenetation: States of Alderney, Island Hall, Alderney. Building and Development Control Committee



    3. Shareholdings

    Give the name and address of any company in which you, or your spouse or cohabitee, or both of you, whether jointly or separately, own shares exceeding –
    (a) 1% or more of the issued share capital of the company; or
    (b) £ 25,000 in value.

    Provide a brief description of the business or purpose of the company.

    Answer

    100% shareholding of
    1) John Young Project Solutions Ltd,
    2) Findhome (Jersey) Ltd,
    • Consultancy in my area of special expertise
    • Specialist digital economy venture - not pregressed



    4. Sponsorship

    Give the name and address of any person who provides you with sponsorship for the purpose of enabling you to carry out your duties as an elected member. Provide a brief description of the sponsorship.

    Answer

    None



    5. Gifts, Hospitality and other benefits

    List the name and address of any person who gives you, or your spouse or cohabitee, any gift, hospitality or other benefit which has a monetary value greater than 1% of the current remuneration figure for elected members (disregarding any expense allowances) if the giving of the gift, hospitality or benefit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

    Provide a brief description of the gift, hospitality or other benefit given.

    Answer

    1) Pension received from States of Jersey Public Employees Contributory Retirement Scheme.
    2) States of Jersey Social Security pension.
    3) UK  small security pension.



    6. Overseas Visits

    List the name and address of any person who pays all or part of the costs of a visit made outside Jersey by you or your spouse or cohabitee if the visit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

    Answer

    None


    7. Land

    List details of any land (except the principal place of residence of you or of your spouse or cohabitee) which is wholly owned, or jointly owned with another person –
    (a) by or on behalf of you or your spouse or cohabitee; or
    (b) by or on behalf of you and your spouse or cohabitee jointly.

    List also details of any land from which you or your spouse or cohabitee derives an income.

    You must describe the land in sufficient detail to enable it to be identified.

    Answer

    Self- Rented out accommadation, 18 Clos de la Bataille, Grouville - semi-detached house. Spouse - Beauport Villa, Beauport Estate, Rue des Genet, St Brelade, detached house



    8. Miscellaneous

    List details of any other interest or benefit which you or your spouse or cohabitee receive which, although not required to be registered under any of the previous sections, you believe might reasonably be thought by other persons to influence your actions as an elected member.

    You may also use this section to record any interests or other matters that are not required to be registered but which in your opinion should be disclosed to the public.

    Answer

    Spouse:- employed by Ogier, law firm.
    Self:- Previously employed by Viberts Law Firm until 2011. Previous, employed by States of Alderney 2015 - 2017

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