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
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.