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Jersey Alliance Publishes Policy Paper on Housing

Jersey Alliance Publishes Policy Paper on Housing

Today, the Jersey Alliance Party has published its first Policy Paper – setting out a vision for housing. The Party intends to publish a series of policy papers on other key issues over the next two months. Housing will feature prominently in the party’s Manifesto following through on the Party's slogan “pride in our past - purpose in our...

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Alliance Party Announces Plans to Choose Leader and Publish Policies

Alliance Party Announces Plans to Choose Leader and Publish Policies

The Jersey Alliance will elect the Leader of its Party and its candidate for Chief Minister at a meeting on 12th February. Party Chair Gregory Guida announced today – The Jersey Alliance is now moving into the next phase of its development. The Party was established by a group determined to improve the system to give the people of Jersey the...

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Diversity of Women Coming Into Politics

Diversity of Women Coming Into Politics

There is no doubt that we need more diversity in the States of Jersey Assembly. Currently there are fifteen women  as opposed to thirty-four men.  This  is not a diverse Assembly. Data from the OECD shows that girls are outperforming boys in all levels of education. There is no intellectual barrier preventing women being actively part of the cut...

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Political Parties And Jersey Politics

Political Parties And Jersey Politics

It seems likely that political parties will play a major role in the election to be held on 22 June next year. Before examining the implications of this for the governance of Jersey it is helpful to have a little historical perspective. Political parties are not new in Jersey. They first emerged in the second half of the 18th Century, the...

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Business and the States

Business and the States

It is a regular feature of elections in Jersey that there are calls for more business people to stand for election.  And there is broad agreement that the States needs a wide range of people with different backgrounds and experience.  But the early expressions of interest from people with business experience tend to evaporate and the Assembly...

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UK and Jersey financial and policy leader Sir Mark Boleat joins Jersey Alliance Party

UK and Jersey financial and policy leader Sir Mark Boleat joins Jersey Alliance Party

One of Jersey’s and the UK’s leading public policy figures, Sir Mark Boleat, has joined the Jersey Alliance Party, the Island’s largest political party, and will  stand as a candidate for the Party in the 2022 elections. Financial and policy heavyweight, Sir Mark has a long and distinguished business, academic and public policy career. Political...

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Jersey Alliance Party Launches Mentoring Scheme

Jersey Alliance Party Launches Mentoring Scheme

The Jersey Alliance Party is the first party to offer a formal mentoring scheme to support those joining them as candidates. The party is hoping that this scheme will help more people from outside the current political population to get involved so that the new government better represents the Island’s population. It hopes that this scheme will...

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Jersey’s Domestic Violence Laws Face Overhaul

Jersey’s Domestic Violence Laws Face Overhaul

The Jersey Alliance Party are delighted that preventing domestic violence and empowering victims took a huge leap forward this week. New legislation has been drafted that, if passed following consultation, will help protect victims and potentially prevent some of these horrific, but unfortunately, common offences. This draft law is part of a...

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Our Hospital – The Big Debate Explained

Our Hospital – The Big Debate Explained

Only a few days ago, what was probably the most important decision of this government was voted. After years of development and several false starts, after approving the site and the services needed, the Assembly needed to agree on the budget necessary to build our new hospital and how to finance it. Somehow, the Future Hospital Review Panel...

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