Next week's States meeting - Tuesday 21 May

17th May 2024

​On Tuesday 21 May, 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 and on our YouTube channel.

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 7 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 the Environment, Deputy Steve Luce
  • Minister for External Relations, Deputy Ian Gorst
  • Chief Minister, Deputy Lyndon Farnham

Public Business

The States Assembly will then begin debating the following topics. PLEASE NOTE: They are currently down to be debated in this order, but the Council of Ministers will ask that Standing Orders are suspended so that the Assisted Dying debate can take place FIRST.

Topics: More information:

Common Stategic Policy 2024-2026

The Council of Ministers' proposition

The Environment, Housing and Infrastructure Scrutiny Panel's amendment

Deputy Inna Gardiner's second amendment

Deputy Inna Gardiner's third amendment

The Children, Education and Home Affairs Scrutiny Panel's fourth amendment

Channel Islands Lottery Distribution of Proceeds 2024

The Minister for Sustainable Economic Development's proposition

Assisted Dying



The Council of Ministers' proposition

The Assisted Dying Review Panel's amendment

Re-appointment of Jersey Consumer Council Chair

The Minister for Sustainable Economic Development's proposition

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.

Please find the States Chamber seating plan: Chamber seating plan.pdf

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