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This page provides links to articles of a more general nature that contribute to current debates or express a position on topics of concern.


Last of the Big Spenders?

Does the States of Jersey spend like there is no tomorrow? Are we getting value for money or pouring hard earned income into a bottomless cavern? Everyone has a view, here are some figures to fuel the debate!

E-business - What role for Jersey's Government?

This is an edited version of a discussion paper circulated in March 2001 on the role and rationale for government action to create the conditions that would enable the Island to take best advantage of emerging niche opportunities.

Reflections on Jubilee 2000

The campaign to cancel unpayable debts amassed by the poorest nations of the world has attracted widespread support and won backing from figures such as Bill Clinton and Tony Blair. Here are some reflections on the campaign from a Christian perspective.

Poverty in Jersey

What is the extent and nature of poverty in Jersey and how does it compare with other places? This paper discusses the issues and sets out some practical steps that can be taken to answer these questions

Housing and Poverty in Jersey

How far and in what ways does housing policy affect the level of deprivation in Jersey?  This paper discusses the issues and sets out some practical steps that can be taken to address the issues.

Hardship among Children and Young People in Jersey

What is the profile and extent of hardship among children and young people in Jersey?  This paper looks at the available evidence and  suggests practical actions that could help eliminate such hardships.