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Petitions with response

16 petitions

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

    Ministers responded – 12 March 2019

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

    926 signatures

  2. Higher sentences for paedophiles.

    Ministers responded – 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

    2,897 signatures

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

    Ministers responded – 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.

    1,574 signatures

  4. Provide CGM devices and insulin pumps on prescription to all type 1 diabetics.

    Ministers responded – 14 December 2018

    The actions requested by the petitioner will be considered as part of the work on the development of an Island-wide strategy for the diabetes service.

    1,388 signatures

  5. Only allow fireworks to be sold or supplied in Jersey for licensed displays

    Ministers responded – 6 December 2018

    It is intended to bring forward Regulations which would require public firework displays to be licenced by the relevant Connétable.

    1,514 signatures

  6. Remove cannabis from Schedule One & not just the States/MDAC approved products.

    Ministers responded – 2 December 2018

    The States recently agreed to bring forward legislation to allow cannabis-derived medicinal products to be prescribed. However Cannabis remains a controlled drug.

    1,056 signatures

  7. Restore Fort Regent to its former glory

    Ministers responded – 6 November 2018

    The Council of Ministers is committed to devising and executing a plan to make best use of the Fort Regent site over the next 50 years.

    1,302 signatures

  8. Increase Island speed limit to 50mph

    Ministers responded – 30 October 2018

    Increasing the speed limit to 50 mph would considerably adversely impact road safety, particularly for vulnerable road users.

    1,342 signatures

  9. Stop the ‘de minimis’ threshold of £240 from being lowered on online purchases.

    Ministers responded – 26 October 2018

    The Minister for Treasury and Resources has decided not to adjust the de minimis level in Budget 2019.

    1,341 signatures

  10. Ban FLU-mist shots taking place in Jersey nurseries and schools

    Ministers responded – 22 October 2018

    Strong evidence shows that the nasal flu vaccine is safe.

    311 signatures

  11. Ballot all hospital staff about the future use of the current site.

    Ministers responded – 5 October 2018

    The Hospital Policy Development Board has commissioned a survey to ask health staff for their views on the location of a new hospital, which is intended to promote engagement in line with the petition

    1,304 signatures

  12. Make it law to stop ‘Hit and Run’ for Cats

    Ministers responded – 11 October 2018

    Cats are already well provided for in the Jersey Highway Code and the Animal Welfare Law.

    5,385 signatures

  13. Assisted Dying - allow individuals of capacity their own end of life choices

    Ministers responded – 1 October 2018

    Assisted dying is a complex and sensitive issue requiring further in depth consideration by the Council of Ministers, drawing on the extensive work undertaken in other parts of the British Isles.

    1,861 signatures

  14. Introduce a free ‘Aire’ French style camping system in Jersey for locals.

    Ministers responded – 26 September 2018

    Enjoying Jersey’s coast and countryside is part of island life but needs management to protect its qualities. A review of short-stay camping regulation is required to see how best to manage it.

    1,526 signatures

  15. Rental price caps law to limit rental prices to reasonable rents

    Ministers responded – 19 September 2018

    The Minister for Housing will pursue policies that improve the standard of living for islanders, including improving the quality and affordability of housing.

    5,298 signatures

  16. Provide compensation for Asbestos victims

    Ministers responded – 7 September 2018

    Employers must hold liability insurance. Sufferers of diffuse mesothelioma may be able to claim, dependent on individual circumstances. The Social Security review will consider the need for a scheme.

    1,354 signatures

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