Fiddling while Rome burns.

Listening to the Assembly conduct it’s business yesterday (22 April) and indeed this morning, it is clearly obvious that although a small number of Deputies are awakening to the reality of our new Covid world, most have not comprehended that bickering over issues such as the IDP or the anti-tank wall have no relevance in…

Disgraceful.

That this assembly can vote itself another year in office and move our opportunity to remove them by a year, is completely unacceptable, let alone financially negligent. Far too many of the current deputies have no business expertise whatsoever and certainly next to nothing when it comes to management of our economy. I am not…

Coronavirus arrives

From out of nowhere, this flu-like virus has upended the world’s financial ecosystem and Guernsey is certainly not immune. We have our own first case, apparently as a consequence of a trip to Tenerife, which has been highlighted as a risk for some time now. Whatever, it means that we now have to deal with…

Crossroads.

Well. The Education Requete debate really brought States Members emotions and political leanings to the fore didn’t it? It came close to hysteria for some particular Deputies as they sought to hold on to the 1 school, 2 location model. With a lot of exaggerated sighing, personal attacks and some even challenging the Chair over…

Social engineering is OK?

Listening to the States debate the proposals to be considered for future taxation, both Deputy Roffey and Deputy Trott (strange bedfellows to be sure) – confirm their view that ‘social engineering’ is perfectly acceptable. That is a shortform to describe removing choices from the individual in favour of imposition from the Government – who believe…