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  • Dec 06, 2018
    Changes to Commercial Bass Fishing Rules
    A meeting between the Jersey Fishermen’s Association and Environment Ministers has resulted in a short term relaxation of the current local bass fishing restrictions as part of scientific research work.
  • Dec 05, 2018
    Chief Minister's Statement Following Dame Margaret Hodge Visit
    “The Minister for External Relations, Senator Ian Gorst, and I welcomed the opportunity to meet with Dame Margaret Hodge and Andrew Mitchell MP during their visit to Jersey yesterday.
  • Dec 03, 2018
    Scrutiny Panel Publishes Report on 2019 Budget
    A Scrutiny Report on the 2019 Budget has been published today. The report includes a number of recommendations to the Treasury Minister, including changes to stamp duty, the personal tax system, and a recommendation that the Minister should change government spending plans in 2019 to resolve the public sector pay dispute.
  • Dec 03, 2018
    JOINT PRESS RELEASE - Major Bodies Unite to Support Budget Amendment
    Four major bodies in Jersey representing retailers, businesses and consumers have united to urge States Members to back a Budget amendment which seeks to halve the rate of the recently introduced retail tax.
  • Nov 30, 2018
    Workshop Reveals Ways to Improve Voluntary Sector Relationship with the States
    A workshop to provide members of the voluntary and community sector with the opportunity to determine how they could work more effectively with the States of Jersey has identified a number of opportunities to improve outcomes for islanders.
  • Nov 29, 2018
    Health Minister Responds to Hospital Policy Board Report
    The Minister for Health and Community Services has published a response to the Hospital Policy Development Board report.
  • Nov 29, 2018
    Partner Appointed for Digital Modernisation
    Global professional services firm, EY, has been appointed as an expert partner to speed up delivery of government’s digital modernisation and change agenda, following a rigorous, competitive tender process launched in September.
  • Nov 29, 2018
    Treasury Minister Approves 13 Funding Bids
    The Minister for Treasury and Resources, Deputy Susie Pinel, has approved funding for several important projects relating to Brexit, legal compliance, arts, culture and sports, public sector modernisation and the dairy sector.
  • Nov 29, 2018
    Chief Minister Sets Strategic Objectives for States Chief Executive
    The Chief Minister, Senator John Le Fondré, has approved six strategic objectives, which the States Chief Executive, Charlie Parker, is to pursue to the end of next year.
  • Nov 28, 2018
    Health and Safety Inspectorate Relocating
    Tomorrow, the Health and Safety Inspectorate is relocating to sit alongside Justice and Home Affairs colleagues in Maritime House.
  • Nov 28, 2018
    Tax Services Limited in January During System Update and Move
    The Comptroller of Taxes has warned that personal and business tax services will be restricted throughout January while the tax computer system is updated and all taxpayers’ paper-based files – amounting to 2,000 sq ft – are packed securely and moved to La Motte Street.
  • Nov 27, 2018
    Report Published on Arts, Culture and Heritage
    The findings of a government-funded review into Jersey’s culture, arts and heritage has been published. The report, by BOP Consulting, contains 20 detailed recommendations which are being considered by Deputy Montfort Tadier, the Assistant Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture.