Scrutiny Panel to Review Population Policy

Friday 6 October 09:50

The Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel has announced that it will be reviewing the draft population policy which is due to be lodged this Autumn.

The Panel has received a draft of the policy on a confidential basis and has informed the Chief Minister that it will be undertaking a review of the final version, once it has been lodged.
The Policy is expected to outline a new strategy for the management of Jersey’s population and levels of inwards migration. It has previously been announced that the draft policy explores the use of work permits, photographs on registration cards and the introduction of criminal records checks for new migrants.
Deputy John Le Fondré, Chairman of the Corporate Services Scrutiny Panel, said:
“The growing size of Jersey’s population has for a long time been a key area of concern for both the Assembly and the public. Whilst migration to the Island will need to play a part in supporting an ageing population and contributing to our economy, any increase in size needs to be carefully balanced with the extra demands placed on infrastructure, housing, education and healthcare.”


  • KPMG: Web penetration testing

    › read more
  • KPMG: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

    › read more
  • Brig-y-Don Children’s Charity - Annual Music “Gig-y-Don”

    › read more
  • Eight weeks and counting: A Practical GDPR Update Briefing for SMEs

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - Developing SQL Databases - Microsoft Official Course M20762B 5 Days - £2,195

    › read more
  • Ibex Education - Querying Data with Transact-SQL - Microsoft Official Course M20761B 5 Days - £2,195

    › read more
  • Parslows Jersey’s FREE Personal Injury legal Clinic

    › read more
  • Marbral Advisory - GDPR E-Learning Drop-In Session 13:00 - 14:00 | FREE Event

    › read more
  • GTA University Centre Launch – MSc Corporate Governance Fast-Track 2018 1.00pm - 2.00pm - GTA University Centre

    › read more
  • Jersey Business - 5 Easy & Practical Steps for SME Online Security 0800-1000 at Pomme D'Or Hotel

    › read more

Chamber Knowledgebase

Our frequently asked questions

Contact Magazine

Click here to view the latest digital issue of the Channel Islands Business Magazine.

Jersey Airport / Harbours

The latest arrivals and departures, select a link above

Charity of Choice 2018

Click here to learn more about the vital work of the Jersey Employment Trust and how you can help.

The Benefits of Membership

Networking opportunities, including our popular luncheons
Topical seminar programme
Support and guidance on doing business in Jersey

And become one of over 500 member businesses supporting Chamber in its aim of ensuring that local business is at the heart of a thriving and diverse local economy.

Call 01534 724536
› About Chamber

Copyright © Jersey Chamber 2012 - The Jersey Chamber of Commerce welcomes your comments and views. However, the posting of comments is subject to our terms which can be read here. Comments posted by users of this site are not the Chamber's comments nor do they represent the views of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

↑ Back to top