Next Week’s States Meeting - Tuesday 19 March

15th March 2024

​On Tuesday 19 March, the next meeting of the States Assembly will commence at 9:30am. The meeting takes place in the States Chamber and is open for the public to attend, as well as being broadcast live via Public-I 


There will then be an appointment of a member of the Privileges and Procedures Committee who is a member of the Scrutiny Liaison Committee, and an appointment of one elected and two unelected members to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Oral Questions

States Members will question Ministers for up to 2 hours and 20 minutes. These oral questions will have been issued to them in advance (i.e. 'with notice'). Details of next week's oral questions with notice can be found on page 5 of the Order Paper.

The following Ministers will then answer oral questions which they have not been given in advance of the meeting (i.e., 'without notice') for 15 minutes each:

  • Minister for Infrastructure, Connétable Andy Jehan

  • Minister for Social Security, Deputy Lyndsay Feltham

  • Chief Minister, Deputy Lyndon Farnham

Public Business

The States Assembly will then begin debating the following topics (in this order):


More information:

Scrutiny Panel constitution: Minimum size

Deputy Max Andrews' proposition

Draft Children and Civil Status (Amendments) (Jersey) Law 202-.

Minister for Children and Families* proposition

Draft Children and Young People (Jersey) Commencement Act 202-.

Minister for Children and Families* proposition

Cash payment at Government Sports facilities

Deputy Lucy Stephenson's proposition

Minister for Infrastructure's amendment

Update of Higher Education Student Funding

Deputy Inna Gardiner's proposition

Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning'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 X page (formerly Twitter) throughout the meeting. A summary of the meeting will be shared at the end of each day on the news section of the States Assembly website.

*This proposition was initially lodged by the Minister for Children and Education, but following the split of the Ministerial role, this will be presented by a current Minister.

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