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Propositions lodged by Deputy Judy Martin (FOI)

DepartmentFreedom of Information
AuthorStates of Jersey
Issue date30 Oct 2017
StatusPublished
Cost Prepared internally, no external cost

Request

Since entering the States on 5 May 2000 I would like to know how many propositions Deputy Judy Martin has tabled and actually won or lost?

I would also like to know how many times this Deputy has applied for any Ministerial Position within the Council of Ministers since they moved to Ministerial Government, that have subsequently been rejected by the Assembly?

Response

According to research we have undertaken, Deputy J.A. Martin has lodged eight propositions in her own name since she was elected in 2000. Three propositions were adopted and one was partially adopted by the States Assembly. Two propositions were rejected and two were withdrawn before debate by the States Assembly. The table below lists these propositions and further information on them can be obtained by conducting a search for individual propositions at the link below:

Propositions

Lodged Propositions

​YearProposition​​Status
​2008​P.184 / 2008 Ann Court Site, St. Helier: use for sheltered social housing for the over-55s ​Withdrawn
​2009

​P.43 / 2009 Ann Court Site, St. Helier: use for sheltered social housing for the over-55s

P.202/2009 Ann Court Site: petition

​Withdrawn

 

Adopted

​2010

​P.140 / 2010 Jersey Post: petition

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Adopted

Adopted

Rejected

​2012

​P.92 / 2012 Police Station relocation: review of decision

​Rejected
​2015

​P.111 / 2015 Defining the cost of ministerial government

​Adopted
​2016

​P.53 / 2016 States’ approval of Assistant Ministers’ appointments

P.94 / 2016 Ministerial Government: referendum

​Adopted

Rejected

The above details do not include amendments lodged by Deputy Martin to her own propositions.

Lodged Amendments

According to our research, in addition to the above propositions, Deputy Martin also lodged seven amendments to propositions lodged by other States members or bodies, of which three were adopted, three were rejected and one fell away as the original proposition was withdrawn before debate by the States Assembly.

Nominations for Ministerial positions

According to our research, Deputy Martin has been nominated three times for a ministerial position but has not been successful in any of these attempts as detailed below:

12 December 2008

Deputy J.A. Martin was nominated for the position of Minister for Education, Sport and Culture by Deputy G.P. Southern.

The result of the first ballot was as follows: 

Senator P. Routier 16 votes

Deputy of St. Ouen 13 votes

Deputy R.G. Le Herissier 12 votes

Deputy J.A. Martin 11 votes

As Deputy Martin received the lowest number of votes she was eliminated from the 2nd ballot.

18 November 2011

Deputy J.A. Martin was nominated for the position of Minister for Home Affairs by Senator A. Breckon.

The result of the ballot was as follows: 

Senator B.I. Le Marquand 28 votes

Deputy J.A. Martin 22 votes

6 November 2014

Deputy J.A. Martin was nominated for the position of Minister for Social Security by the Deputy of Grouville.

The result of the ballot was as follows:

Deputy S.J. Pinel 33 votes

Deputy J.A. Martin 11 votes

Deputy G.P. Southern 4 votes

Further information on the Ministerial ballots is available in the minutes of the States Assembly at the following link:

States Minutes


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