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Migration Policy Development Board

​About the Migration Policy Development Board

The Migration Policy Development Board was set up to develop comprehensive migration policy proposals which will deliver more responsive controls over who can come to live, work and access public services in Jersey, improving consistency wherever practical and helping to reduce the Island’s reliance on inward migration.

Board members

  • Connétable Christopher Taylor (Chair)
  • Deputy Judy Martin
  • Deputy John Young
  • Senator Sarah Ferguson
  • Deputy Rowland Huelin
  • Dr Michael Oliver
  • Murray Norton, Chamber of Commerce
  • John Shenton, Institute of Directors

The Board have agreed the scope of their work

The findings of the board will be published by the end of April 2020

Board meetings

​Supporting Papers
Inception Meeting
7 March 2019​
Agreed the Board’s terms of reference, scope and invitees​ Migration Policy Development Board Inception Meeting Minutes 7 March 2019 Terms of Reference
Meeting 2
21 March 2019​
​Presentations on current migration and population controlsMigration Policy Development Board Meeting 2 Minutes 21 March 2019

JCIS ​Presentation Immigration Controls and Work Permits

CLS Presentation Control of Housing and Work (Jersey) Law

Fiscal Policy Panel Advice for 2020-2023 Government Plan

Meeting 3
4 April 2019​
​Presentations on estimating Government receipts and expenditure from Jersey householdsMigration Policy Development Board Meeting 3 Minutes 4 April 2019

Statistics Jersey Presentation Estimating Government Receipts and Expenditure from Jersey Households

Statistics Jersey Background Report Estimation Government Receipts and Expenditure from Jersey Households

​Meeting 4
18 April 2019
​Presentations on Jersey demographics and Long-term expenditure and revenue model​Migration Policy Development Board Meeting 4 Minutes 18 April 2019

Statistics Jersey Presentation Jersey Resident Population 2017 Estimate

Economics Unit Presentation Long-term Expenditure and Revenue Model

Jersey Population Projections 2016

​Meeting 5
16 May 2019

​Previous population policies & future workflow

Migration Policy Development Board Meeting 5 Minutes 16 May 2019
Migration systems in other parts of the world

Index of average earnings June 2018

Previous Migration Policy 8/12/2018 (withdrawn)

R.109/2018 Social Security Department Minister's Report 2017
​Meeting 6
30 May 2019
​Presentation on Migrants’ access to servicesMigration Policy Development Board Meeting 6 Minutes 30 May 2019

Presentation on Social Security Scheme 30 May 2019

R.109/2018 Social Security Department Minister's Report 2017

Discussion paper on Migrants' access to services 

​​Meeting 7
13 June 2019
​Presentation on Migration: Impact of Skills​Migration Policy Development Board Meeting 7 Minutes 17 June 2019Presentation on Migration: Impact of Skills
​​Meeting 8
27 June 2019
​Presentations on
Island Plan, Housing and Infrastructure

Migration Policy Development Board Meeting 8 Minutes 27 June 2019

Presentation on Island Plan and Housing 27 June 2019

Presentation on Infrastructure 27 June 2019

Board findings

The Board will produce a final report of their findings to the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers, which will be published here.

Contact us

You can contact us by emailing the Chairman or the officer supporting the Migration Policy Development Board, or you can write to the Migration Policy Development Board, Broad Street, St. Helier, JE4 8QT.

Chief Minister establishes the new Migration Policy Development Board

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