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  1. Lower the age for a smear test from 25 to 18 to prevent cervical cancer.

    The government responded on 12 March 2019

    Strong evidence shows cervical screening in women under 25 does more harm than good

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  2. Higher sentences for paedophiles.

    The government responded on 1 February 2019

    It is not common practice in Jersey to use legislation to set minimum prison terms. Further research is needed to establish if resources should be diverted to monitoring offenders for their whole life

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  3. Ban the use of Round Up and all products containing glyphosate in the Island.

    The government responded on 11 January 2019

    There is currently insufficient evidence to justify a ban of products containing glyphosate, and we will continue to monitor E.U. & U.K. professional authorities’ advice and respond appropriately.

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