Assisted dying to be debated this week

22nd November 2021

​The penultimate States Meeting of 2021 will commence tomorrow, Tuesday 23 November, at 9:30am. The entire meeting will be broadcast live via Microsoft Teams using the links below and will include a number of debates, including a proposed change to the Law regarding assisted dying in Jersey.

States Members will then ask Ministers up to two hours and 20 minutes of oral questions, which have been issued to them in advance (i.e. 'with notice'). Details of this week's oral questions with notice can be found on page five of the Order Paper. The following Ministers will answer oral questions which they have not been given in advance of the meeting (i.e. 'without notice') for 15 minutes each:

  • The Minister for Children and Education, Deputy Scott Wickenden;

  • The Minister for the Environment, Deputy John Young; and

  • The Chief Minister, Senator John Le Fondré.

After question time, the following topics will be debated (in this order):


More information:

Social Security revenue collection process

Minister for Social Security's Proposal

Extension to emergency Covid-19 powers

Minister for Health and Social Services' Proposal

Home carer's financial allowance

Minister for Social Security's Proposal

Ann Alice Rayner Charity Fund

Minister for Treasury and Resources' Proposal

Taxation of cannabis companies

Minister for Treasury and Resources' Proposal

Free Trade Agreements

Minister for External Relations and Financial Services' Proposal

Assisted dying

Council of Ministers' Proposal and Deputy Morel's Amendment

Affordable housing guidance


Senator Mézec's Proposal, Amendment and the Council of Ministers' Amendment

Appointment of Jersey Consumer Council Chairman

Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture's Proposal

Minimum Wage increase


Deputy Southern's Proposal and Minister for Social Security's Amendment

Use of palm oil

Connétable of St. Martin's Proposal and Minister for the Environment's Amendment

A notification when each debate begins, a summary of the proposal and the results of each debate will be shared on the States Assembly Twitter and Facebook pages throughout the meeting, which is expected to extend beyond Tuesday. 

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