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Review of rates assessments (FOI)

Review of rates assessments (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 22 February 2024.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


In 2019 or 2020 the Treasury Department conducted or facilitated a review of the conduct of Rates Assessments in the Island. The report was subsequently presented the Council of Ministers together with a minority report with the intention, at that time, for the report and its content or recommendations was to be considered by the Council of Ministers.

Please provide a copy of that report, the accompanying minority report, any supplementary papers to those reports, the Minutes relating to decisions and considerations of the Council of Ministers arising from those reports and any subsequent reports, papers or recommendations arising from those reports. Please confirm the status of any actions arising from the report or associated papers.


The report produced by the Rates Working Group (RWG) and the minority report are available on Please see the link below: 

Revaluation of rateable quarters of property in Jersey (​

Having reviewed the reports, the Comité des Connétables wrote to Deputy Pinel in her capacity as Minister for Treasury and Resources, agreeing with the recommendation of the RWG that the rates should not be revalorised. Deputy Pinel responded to the Comité accepting their recommendation. Both letters are provided as attached. The reports were not presented to the Council of Ministers.

Chairman - Comite des Connetables Deidre Mexbourian Letter_Redacted.pdf

Deputy Susie Pinel Letter_Redacted.pdf

As the recommendation of the Rates Working Group was that the rates should not be revalorised, no further work has taken place.​​

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