The beta version of the States Assembly website is nearing completion. We have added plenty more pages for users to try out at: https://beta-statesassembly.gov.je and we are just starting development on the remaining pages before we go live. Scrutiny homepage One of the main things we wanted to achieve as part of the website refresh … Read more News and Scrutiny released on the States Assembly beta website
News and Scrutiny released on the States Assembly beta website
Your first look at the States Assembly beta website
Our beta version of the States Assembly website is online and available for everyone to test. https://beta-statesassembly.gov.je. We have been releasing the website in stages over the last four months and testing it with various users. So far the feedback has been really positive. Each page is getting a make-over with a new look and feel, improved features and more importantly they are responsive for … Read more Your first look at the States Assembly beta website
Five minutes for your future
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
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
Planning for the future
Budget 2017 will help us to manage a successful future. Together with the Strategic Plan and Medium Term Financial Plan, it is part of an agreed three year plan that draws on reserves to support the economy in the short term and balance budgets in the medium term. Looking further ahead, we will need strategic direction … Read more Planning for the future
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?
Jersey’s Digital Policy Framework – feedback so far
In June I announced the start of a conversation on Jersey’s digital future. We published a draft Digital Policy Framework and asked for everyone to give their views on our ambitions. With just over one week left of the official consultation period, I thought now would be a good time to summarise some of the … Read more Jersey’s Digital Policy Framework – feedback so far
Health, happiness and our environment
Can you put a cost on the contribution of the environment to our health and happiness? Yes, according to the authors of a study from the University of California. They say cities that invest in encouraging their citizens to be physically active show better economic productivity, higher property values and improved school performance. They also … Read more Health, happiness and our environment