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Digital Jersey Funding (FOI)

Digital Jersey Funding (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 02 July 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



How much investment per annum has Digital Jersey received per year?


How many personal are employed by Digital Jersey (per year since incorporation)?


How many meetings have taken place between Digital Jersey officials and politicians since the incorporation of DJ?

Please provide the data held on record without the need of specifications. If you could kindly provide the amount of times official meetings have taken place between States Assembly members and DJ representatives I would be most grateful.


Digital Jersey has received a number of grants since 2012, totalling £13,071,706.

See attached excel sheet for details of grants paid. 

Digital Jersey funding 


This information is not held by the Government of Jersey. Articles 3 and 10(1) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 have been applied. 


Digital Jersey Limited was formed in 2012.  Since that time meetings will have been held with Ministers / Assistant Ministers however these records are not held centrally.  It has been estimated that to undertake a review across all Ministerial departments would exceed the 12.5 hours prescribed by regulation under the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.  Such a review would only provide information on meetings where minutes / notes had been taken.  Article 16 has therefore been applied.

Please note that States Members do not fall under the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 (the Law).

Articles applied

Article 3 - Meaning of “information held by a public authority”

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a)     it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b)     it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

10      Obligation of scheduled public authority to confirm or deny holding information

(1)     Subject to paragraph (2), if –

(a)     a person makes a request for information to a scheduled public authority; and

(b)     the authority does not hold the information,

          it must inform the applicant accordingly.

Article 16 - A scheduled public authority may refuse to supply information if cost excessive

(1)    A scheduled public authority that has been requested to supply information may refuse to supply the information if it estimates that the cost of doing so would exceed an amount determined in the manner prescribed by Regulations.[5]

(2)     Despite paragraph (1), a scheduled public authority may still supply the information requested on payment to it of a fee determined by the authority in the manner prescribed by Regulations for the purposes of this Article.

(3)     Regulations may provide that, in such circumstances as the Regulations prescribe, if two or more requests for information are made to a scheduled public authority –

(a)     by one person; or

(b)     by different persons who appear to the scheduled public authority to be acting in concert or in pursuance of a campaign,

the estimated cost of complying with any of the requests is to be taken to be the estimated total cost of complying with all of them.

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