We welcome the report of the Citizens’ Assembly on climate change. When we brought the original proposition to declare a climate change emergency, one of the key reasons was to put the climate change emergency firmly onto the agenda of the States Assembly. The work of the Citizens’ Assembly is an important element of the ongoing dialogue around climate change and a key driver for our future actions.
Following constructive discussions with the Environment Minister and the lodging by him of regulations addressing landlords licensing (P.33), I will be postponing the debate on P.20 until 11th May sitting.
Reform Jersey leader, Senator Sam Mézec, has lodged a proposition calling for the States Assembly to declare a ‘Housing Affordability Crisis’ and implement measures which will address affordability for rental housing.