Other lists of petitions
Petitions with response
Ministers responded – 15 May 2019
50% of pensioners do not pay any income tax. Making old age pension exempt would not benefit those pensioners with the lowest incomes, because they do not pay income tax under the existing system.
Ministers responded – 12 March 2019
Strong evidence shows cervical screening in women under 25 does more harm than good
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ministers responded – 30 October 2018
Increasing the speed limit to 50 mph would considerably adversely impact road safety, particularly for vulnerable road users.
Ministers responded – 26 October 2018
The Minister for Treasury and Resources has decided not to adjust the de minimis level in Budget 2019.
Ministers responded – 22 October 2018
Strong evidence shows that the nasal flu vaccine is safe.
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
Ministers responded – 11 October 2018
Cats are already well provided for in the Jersey Highway Code and the Animal Welfare Law.
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.
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.
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.
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.