Next Week's States Meeting - Tuesday 17 October

13th October 2023

On Tuesday 17 October, 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.


The States Meeting will begin with the nomination of Deputy Raluca Kovacs of St Saviour as an elected member of the Public Accounts Committee.

Oral Questions

States Members will then 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 10 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 Justice and Home Affairs, Deputy Helen Miles
  • Minister for Housing and Communities, Deputy David Warr
  • Chief Minister, Deputy Kristina Moore


The Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture, Deputy Kirsten Morel, will give a statement regarding the Future Economy Programme. The Minister for the Environment, Deputy Jonathan Renouf, will also make a statement on offshore wind power.


Public Business

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

Topics: More information:
Reporting of headcount and vacancies

Deputy Max Andrews's proposition

Deputy Max Andrews's amendment

The Chief Minister's second amendment


Audit of Government Department VacanciesDeputy Max Andrews's proposition

Increase in revenue expenditure for agriculture and fisheries


Deputy Stephen Luce's proposition

Deputy Stephen Luce'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 pages 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.  

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