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States Meeting on Tuesday 28th June 2022 (Billet d'Etat X)

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This was a Special Meeting of the States to discuss the Annual Report of the Government Work Plan and the States Accounts for 2021. The GWP debate took all four days assigned for the Meeting so the States of Guernsey Accounts have been deferred to the Meeting on 13th July 2022.

  • Watch the States of Deliberation Meeting online

  • The Government Work Plan 2022

    • Billet d'EtatBillet ArticleSponsoring CommitteeTitleProposition ReferenceStatus
      X
      Volume1
      1Policy & Resources Committeepdf icon Government Work Plan 2022 [5Mb]P.2022/41Complete - Please see 'Final Propositions and Votes' below
  • GWP - Final Propositions and Votes

  • GWP - Original Propositions

    • The Propositions below were submitted with the Government Work Plan Policy Letter. These Propositions were subsequently amended during debate. The Final set of Propositions that were voted on can be found pdf icon here [217kb]
    • The States are asked to decide:- 
    • Whether, after consideration of the policy letter entitled 'Government Work Plan 2022' dated 12th May 2022, they are of the opinion:-
    • 1.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Housing:
      i. Evaluate and implement actions to address private housing market capacity and affordability;
      ii. Evaluate and implement actions to address key working housing capacity and affordability;
      iii. Progress proposals to the States by December 2022 on housing need and on management of States' housing stock
       
    • 2.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following action in the Government Work Plan:

      Population:
      Determine what the Island's future population and immigration policy needs to deliver and set out a pathway to address the challenges that are being faced by the economy today;
       
    • 3.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Skills and human capital development:
      i. Agree a plan to skill our community to meet its needs; and
      ii. Embed implementation to the end of the political term;
       
    • 4.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Improve living standards;
      i. Review minimum income standards with initial focus on income support and winter fuel allowance; and
      ii. Develop proposals on the funding options for long-term care.
       
    • 5.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Health recovery:
      i. Determine proposals to provide targeted support based on affordability in respect of primary care appointments and access to aids and adaptations; and
      ii. Establish whether or not to explore the introduction of a compulsory insurance scheme for primary care;
       
    • 6.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Support the next generation:
      i. Resource work to conclude amendments to the primary Children Law and enabling Ordinances; and 
      ii. Invest in education delivery through operational support to be delivered within schools and settings following Ofsted Inspection;
       
    • 7.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Energy resilience:
      i. Develop the electricity strategy for the Island; and
      ii. Implement actions to improve the outlook for an increase in use of renewables;
       
    • 8.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Enabling climate change mitigation and adaptation: 
      Respond to the agreement in principle to extend the Paris Agreement to the Island by establishing an expert panel to scope a proportionate and pragmatic 'pathway to net zero' for consideration by the States in the 2023 Government Work Plan.
       
    • 9.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      First steps for the blue and green economy:
      Create plans, based on best available evidence, that maximise the sustainable social and economic use of our island and marine environments, including support for emerging economic opportunities (including international trade agreements), tourism, Green Finance and renewable energy.
       
    • 10.    To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to apply category 1 status to the following actions in the Government Work Plan:

      Regeneration - future harbour requirements:
      Agree the preferred direction for Guernsey's future harbour requirements to ensure that any regeneration of the seafront is within a clear strategic framework.
       
    • 11.    To agree that all Committees of the States will work with the Policy & Resources Committee to prioritise and resource the progression and completion of the priority recovery actions in the Government Work Plan; 
    • 12.    To note the continued priority resourcing applied by the States of Guernsey in preparation for the MONEYVAL 2024 inspection as set out in the 'ensure compliance with agreed international agreements/standards' workstream under Priority 2 of the Government Work Plan 2022 framework.
    • 13.    To approve that actions are progressed in 2022 and 2023 under Priority Themes 1 and 2, and where resources permit, are progressed as set out in Priority Themes 3 and 4 of the Government Work Plan framework in Appendix 3 of this policy letter; 
    • 14.    EITHER,

             A.    To direct -
             i)    the Committee for Health & Social Care to develop the action mandate and resource requirements necessary to implement Resolutions 1, 2 and 3 made by the States of Deliberation on 27th January 2022, following consideration of the policy letter entitled "Living Responsibly with COVID-19" (Billet d'État No. II of 2022, Article 1) and to submit the action mandate to the Policy & Resources Committee on or before 24th March 2023, and
             
             ii)    the Policy & Resources Committee to update the 2022 Government Work Plan accordingly, and, having consulted with the Committee for Health & Social Care, to include in the Government Work Plan Update to be debated in June 2023 the resource requirements for, and the impact of any prioritisation of this work on, the phasing and achievability of other actions in the Government Work Plan during this term of government.

      OR, only in the event that Proposition 14A is not approved,

             B.    To direct -
              i)    the Committee for Health & Social Care to develop the schedule of work and resource requirements necessary to implement Resolution 3(iii) made by the States of Deliberation on 15th July 2020, following consideration of the policy letter entitled "Justice Review Report" (Billet d'État No. XV of 2020, Article 16), to enable the review of the legal status of cannabis to be undertaken and to submit the schedule to the Policy & Resources Committee on or before 24th March 2023, and
              
              ii)    the Policy & Resources Committee to update the 2022 Government Work Plan accordingly, and, having consulted with the Committee for Health & Social Care, to include in the Government Work Plan Update to be debated in June 2023 the resource requirements for, and the impact of any prioritisation of this work on, the phasing and achievability of other actions in the Government Work Plan during this term of government.
    • 15.    To rescind extant Resolutions as set out in Appendix 9 of this policy letter.    
    • 16.    To approve the proposed Schedule of prioritised drafting of legislation as set out at Appendix 2 of this policy letter.
    • 17.    To note the revised schedules of costings for delivery of the Government Work Plan Priorities and authorise the Policy & Resources Committee to approve transfers of funding to 2022 Committee budgets and make specific allowance in recommended Cash Limits for 2023-2025 in order to resource:

              i. Recovery actions (one-off and ongoing expenditure) over the period 2022-2025 for the specific initiatives detailed in Annex 3 of Appendix 8;
             ii. Revenue impact of capital investment (ongoing expenditure) over the period 2022-2025 for the specific initiatives detailed in Annex 2 of Appendix 8; and
             iii. Reshaping government initiatives (transformation) (one-off expenditure) over the period 2022-2025 for the specific initiatives detailed in Annex 2 of Appendix 8.
  • GWP - Amendments

  • The States of Guernsey Accounts 2021

  • Appendix Reports

Downloads

Billet d'Etat X - Volume 1 - 28th June 2022 - COVER ONLY Billet d'Etat X - VOLUME 1 - 28th June 2022 - Combined Papers Billet d'Etat X - Volume 2 - 28th June 2022 - COVER ONLY Billet d'Etat X - VOLUME 2 - 28th June 2022 - Combined Papers States' Meeting Order Paper - 28th June 2022 - Government Work Plan and the States' Accounts DRAFT UNEDITED Hansard Report - Wednesday 29th June 2022 UNEDITED Hansard Report - Thursday 30th June 2022

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