This week's States Meeting

10th May 2021

The next meeting of the States Assembly will commence tomorrow, Tuesday 11 May, at 9:30am. The entire meeting will be broadcast live using Microsoft Teams via the following links:  

The first item for the States Assembly will be up to two hours and 20 minutes of oral questions with notice, details of which can be found on page six of the Order Paper. The following Ministers will then answer oral questions without notice for 15 minutes each:

  • The Minister for Treasury and Resources, Deputy Susie Pinel

  • The Minister for External Relations and Financial Services, Senator Ian Gorst

  • The Chief Minister, Senator John Le Fondré

After question time, the Assistant Chief Minister, Deputy Carolyn Labey, will make a statement in relation to the Island Identity Project. This will be followed by a statement from the Minister for the Environment, Deputy John Young, regarding fishing licences issued under the UK/EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). Then, the following topics will be debated (in this order):


More information

Changes to the Jersey Police Force Law

Minister for Home Affairs' proposition, Deputy Wickenden's amendment and the Children, Education and Home Affairs Panel's second amendment.

Changes to residency and entitlement to work requirements to stand for election

The Privileges and Procedures Committee's proposition.


Changes to make it easier to access the current version of Jersey Law


Pedestrian priority on Broad Street for remainder of 2021

Constable Crowcroft's proposition, Deputy Gardiner's amendment and the Minister for Infrastructure's second amendment.

Appointment of members to Jersey Police Complaints Authority


Regulation of zero-hours contracts

Deputy Geoff Southern's proposition as amended by the Minister for Social Security.

 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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