Which subject gets you hot under the collar? Is it population, traffic congestion or the cost of housing? Perhaps it is consumer prices, mental health or the protection of our green space? Wherever your interest lies, and whatever your views, all of these issues – and many more – will affect the future of our … Read more Five minutes for your future
Author: Ian Skinner
Five minutes for your future
Protect the environment for the future
The beauty and diversity of Jersey’s natural environment is key to its appeal as a place to live and through our recent My Jersey survey, thousands of you made it clear that the environment is high on your list of important issues for the Island’s future. More than 50% of you set your future ambition … Read more Protect the environment for the future
Is a decent standard of living affordable in Jersey?
Whatever your reason for being or staying in Jersey, it’s important to protect the things that make the Island special – we want it to be a great place to live, socialise, grow up and belong; a place where community and people matter. We asked Islanders about these important issues in our recent My Jersey online survey, … Read more Is a decent standard of living affordable in Jersey?
Jersey 2036 – what you’d change
There are plenty of local issues that affect our daily lives in Jersey. But at a time of well-documented low voter turn out, is there much appetite for thinking about the bigger picture in Jersey, or for considering the Island’s long-term future? It seems there is. And it’s been a delight to see this reflected … Read more Jersey 2036 – what you’d change
How do we shape a long-term vision for Jersey
In my last blog post, I looked at why we need a long-term vision for Jersey – an addition to the four year plans set by each Council of Ministers and which would be the guiding document by which all other policies across government would be guided and informed. How though do we begin the process … Read more How do we shape a long-term vision for Jersey
Does Jersey need a long-term plan?
In March this year Jersey’s government launched a consultation on a long-term vision for Jersey. The idea was to begin to raise awareness and encourage debate about some of the bigger issues Jersey faces over the longer term and to capture people’s views before the final vision was developed. It’s a woolly term ‘vision’ and … Read more Does Jersey need a long-term plan?