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Medium Term Financial Plan Addition proposed to States Assembly

27/9/2016
Blog Post
Senator Ian Gorst
Chief Minister

This plan is an important one for Jersey. It sets the direction of the island’s public finances for the next three years. It makes the right decisions for the longer term . It manages the challenges, and seizes the opportunities, that are emerging as the world around us changes at an ever faster pace.

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Ministers follow expert advice to maintain plan

22/9/2016

Ministers have issued updated, post-Brexit income forecasts to inform States Members about Jersey’s latest financial position before the upcoming debate on their proposed financial plan.

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Maintaining stability in an uncertain world

21/9/2016
Blog Post
Senator Ian Gorst
Chief Minister

As we approach the debate on the Medium Term Financial Plan I have been reflecting on its overall aims in light of feedback and questions over recent months, and in view of the independent assessment we have now had.

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Drop-in Event: Improving Education Standards for All

7/9/2016
Event
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Friday 9th September, 12:30pm - 2pm, at St Pauls Centre, Dumaresq Street, St Helier.

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The Right Plan at The Right Time

1/9/2016
Blog Post
Senator Alan Maclean
Treasury & Resources

This week the Fiscal Policy Panel (FPP) published its 2016 Annual Report, which gives the panel’s views on the draft Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) Addition. The panel members have considered how the plan takes into account the current economic outlook and the impact of the UK’s Brexit vote.

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Drop-in Event: Economic Update

31/8/2016

Friday 2nd September, 12:30pm - 2pm, at St Pauls Centre, Dumaresq Street, St Helier.

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£1 million to support Pensioners

25/8/2016
Blog Post
Deputy Susan Pinel
Social Security

Last year States members agreed to hold the benefit budget of the Social Security Department at its 2015 level throughout the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP).

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Drop-in Event: Supporting Pensioners

24/8/2016
Event
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Friday 26th August , 12:30pm - 2pm, at St Pauls Centre, Dumaresq Street, St Helier.

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Social Security launch online pension application form

24/8/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

This week, Social Security has launched a new digital form to make the lives of its customers easier. The new online application form will allow Islanders, reaching pension age, to apply for their pensions quickly and easily.

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Innovation and collaboration key to improved services

22/8/2016
Blog Post
Deputy Kristina Moore
Home Affairs

Since its formation last year, the Department for Community and Constitutional Affairs (CCA) has worked to a core principle of enhancing innovation and collaboration within government and with external partner organisations.

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Drop-in Event: Community & Constitutional Affairs

15/8/2016

Friday 19th August , 12:30pm - 2pm, at St Pauls Centre, Dumaresq Street, St Helier.

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eGov Industry Briefing

12/8/2016
Blog Post
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Monday 8 August we kicked off by holding our internal eGov meeting with eGov project managers, business analysts, technical leads and the core eGov programme team.

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Why reform?

12/8/2016
Blog Post
Senator Ian Gorst
Chief Minister

Like many countries, Jersey is facing significant demographic and cost pressures – pressures that will only intensify as time goes on.

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Investing in public sector reform

11/8/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Further investment in the reform of Jersey’s public sector is being proposed as part of the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP), which will be debated in the States Assembly next month.

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Savings, Efficiencies and User Pays - £77.5m

5/8/2016
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Savings, Efficiencies and User Pays - £77.5m

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Our Health, Our Future

3/8/2016
Blog Post
Senator Andrew Green
Health & Social Services

At a time when many governments across the world are cutting their healthcare budgets, I’m proud to say that, by 2019, Jersey will be investing an extra £38.5 million per year into health and social care as part of the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP).

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Investing in a healthy future

1/8/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Proposed investment in Jersey's health and social care from the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) will help build on what has already been achieved since 2012 as the Health and Social Services Department (HSSD) continues to redesign its services.

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Enabling our Economy, Protecting What Makes Jersey Special

28/7/2016
Blog Post
Senator Lyndon Farnham
Economic Development, Tourism, Sport & Culture

Support for our Island’s industries, both traditional and new, is essential for our future, which is why the Medium Term Financial Plan addresses both the ongoing funding needs of our industries and explores how we’ll be developing new strategies to make sure they continue to thrive.

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New strategies to support Jersey’s economy

27/7/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

The Department for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport & Culture (EDTSC) has set out plans to support the growth of Jersey’s economy by developing new strategies for retail, heritage, culture, the arts. The department is also overseeing new plans for sport development in Jersey.

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Drop-in Event: Enabling the Economy

27/7/2016
Event
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Friday 29th July, 12:30pm - 2pm, at St Pauls Centre, Dumaresq Street, St Helier.

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The art of the possible - investing in our future and balancing the books

21/7/2016
Blog Post
Senator Alan Maclean
Treasury & Resources

To ensure Jersey’s continued prosperity, we need to preserve our strong public finances and make sure we invest in all the right areas. The government has listened to islanders, businesses and independent experts, and has identified the priority investment areas as health, education and St Helier.

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Drop-in Event: Growths & Savings

21/7/2016

Friday 22nd July, 12:30pm - 2pm, at St Pauls Centre, Dumaresq Street, St Helier.

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Fiscal Policy Panel’s Brexit update

15/7/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

The Treasury and Resources Minister, Senator Alan Maclean, has welcomed an update report published today (15 July 2016) by the Fiscal Policy Panel (FPP), an independent body established in 2007 to advise States Members on future fiscal policy.

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Our Vision for a Regenerated St Helier

14/7/2016
Blog Post
Deputy Stephen Luce
Environment

The regeneration of St Helier has rightly been identified as a priority area for Jersey in the Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP).

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Drop-in Event: Regeneration of St Helier and Protection of the Environment

19/7/2016
Event
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Friday 15th July, 12:30pm - 2pm, at St Pauls Centre, Dumaresq Street, St Helier.

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Departments collaborate to regenerate St Helier and promote urban life

11/7/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Government departments are collaborating to improve living and environmental standards in St Helier, and to redevelop the capital to be a more attractive place to live, work and visit.

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User pays charges explained

7/7/2016
Blog Post
Senator Ian Gorst
Chief Minister

Last year we set ourselves a target of finding £90 million in savings, efficiencies and user-pays charges. It became clear that meeting the target over this time frame would have a disproportionate impact on the community.

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Distributional analysis of MTFP proposals

6/7/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

This report analyses the impact of the different proposals contained in the Medium Term Financial Plan Addition, as well as some options that have not been taken forward, on various households with different levels of income.

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Why this Medium Term Financial Plan is right for Jersey

1/7/2016
Blog Post
Senator Ian Gorst
Chief Minister

The first Medium Term Financial Plan took us from 2012-2015 and focused on tackling the legacy of the global financial crisis. To a large extent, it succeeded – we have considerable reserves, minimal debt and assets of nearly £6 billion.

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Medium Term Financial Plan Addition 2017-19

1/7/2016
Press Release
Future Focused
States of Jersey

Jersey is one of the world’s most successful small jurisdictions. It is a great place to live and work, and compares extremely well with other places in the OECD’s Better Life Index for things like overall life satisfaction, personal safety and social support networks.

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