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Clearance work at the Waterfront car park (FOI)

Clearance work at the Waterfront car park (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 24 February 2015.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



Please send me all documentation and emails you hold regarding the killing of wildlife at the Waterfront car park in preparation for the new Finance Centre; methods used to kill the rabbits; reasons for not relocating wildlife; who authorised the killing (job titles will do);


The date on which the JDC will come under FOI legislation.


Enclosed [see document below] are copies of [redacted] emails from members of the public and responses relating to the alleged harm to wildlife during the recent clearance works at the Waterfront Carpark.

This work was carried out by the States of Jersey Development Company (SoJDC) and, although SoJDC are not presently subject to the FOI Law (Jersey), we have contacted them for comment.

SoJDC responded as follows:

Jersey Development Company (JDC) is not aware of any wildlife (rabbits or birds) being killed on the Esplanade Car Park during the recent clearance works of the trees and vegetation. 

It is intended for the States of Jersey Development Company to come under the requirements of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.  However, a date from when this will come into effect has not yet been confirmed.

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