An inclusive community

By Sir Philip Bailhache

The number of non-British residents of Jersey has grown steadily in recent years. In 2021, nearly 25% of the population comes from or has roots in other European countries. The most numerous come from Portugal, Poland, and Romania but other smaller minorities come from Asia, Africa and the Americas.

More needs to be done, in the view of the JLC, to acknowledge the contribution made to Jersey’s national life by minority communities, and the social and cultural value that they bring to the Island.

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