Other lists of petitions
Petitions with response
Ministers responded – 21 May 2020
Stay at Home restrictions have now been eased to allow islanders to be out for six hours resulting in beaches being used more normally. The Regulations, therefore, need to remain in place.
Ministers responded – 19 May 2020
Since 2019 (https://petitions.gov.je/petitions/200196) no new evidence has emerged on safety of 5G networks. There are still no substantiated health impacts from mobile phone services, including 5G.
Ministers responded – 14 May 2020
The Government recognises the significant contribution of public service workers. However, we are not in agreement that public service workers should receive a 30% uplift at this time.
Ministers responded – 1 May 2020
The Minister, having taken into consideration factors including those listed in full below and the position of the World Health Organisation, rejects the petition.
Ministers responded – 1 May 2020
The Minister is sympathetic to calls to move all taxpayers onto a current year payment basis. The Minister does not support the part of the petition calling for Government to freeze tax immediately.
Ministers responded – 8 April 2020
Jersey entered 'lockdown' on 30 March so there was no need to debate the e-petition. However, the Assembly met on 2 April (online) to debate legislation to enforce the lockdown.
Ministers responded – 20 April 2020
The Minister for Education recognises parent and carer concerns about the impact of COVID-19 on childcare provision. Childcare providers can apply for a range of Government support measures.
Ministers responded – 8 April 2020
The Minister decided to close Government provided schools and colleges from 23rd March 2020. Her decision, made on 18th March 2020, was based on medical advice presented at the Emergencies Council.
Ministers responded – 12 March 2020
We understand and appreciate Islanders’ concerns. As a key part of our response to the Care Inquiry, the memorial must be a sensitive focus for reflection and an enduring promise to Jersey’s children.
Ministers responded – 11 March 2020
Whilst fully supportive of the principle to reduce the use of avoidable single use plastic, further investigation is required to assess if a plastic ban is the best way forward.
Ministers responded – 21 November 2019
The Government has amended the original proposal and is now proposing to extend chargeable parking hours until 6pm and increase the unit cost of parking by 5p.
Ministers responded – 24 July 2019
The Council of Ministers recognises the importance of Liberation 75 and is proposing the 8th May as a bank holiday in addition to the 9th. As such, a bank holiday on the 11th May is unnecessary.
Ministers responded – 17 July 2019
Health and environmental protection is a priority for Government. There are no substantiated health impacts from mobile phone services including 5G. 5G services are being implemented around the world.
Ministers responded – 21 June 2019
Plant based plastics are readily available in Jersey from commercial suppliers and many establishments use these products. These plastics are single use items, thus reusable options are preferred.
Ministers responded – 20 June 2019
The existing rules are fair and are reasonably generous to dog walkers. They take account of the broad range of other reasons why both residents and tourists visit Jersey’s beautiful beaches.
Ministers responded – 15 June 2019
As already announced, the amended improvements to the Square will ensure that the road will not be permanently closed and traffic flow, particularly at peak times, is not impeded.
Ministers responded – 14 June 2019
Throughout the negotiations, all reasonable steps were taken to resolve matters. There was never any reason to call strikes whilst talks were still happening, in the view of the SEB.
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.