Blog posts pertaining to the States

Pathetic

Now we get to witness the really scary reality of letting the current Assembly run for another 12 months. We hear from the likes of Hansmann Rouxel, Merrett, Gollop, De Sausmarez (obviously) and others about how we can reinvent Guernsey into a ‘Green’ Shangri la. It is more like La La land. What are these…

Now we can see the future

That this Assembly cannot, or many will not, overlook their own petty differences, pet hates and proclivity for points of order and completely unnecessary speeches – we are now seeing what permitting them to remain in place during this crisis will result in. Little or no progress, or too late altogether. Amendment after amendment issued…

Amendment 2 carries!

Despite diverting into the realms of ideology and the climate, Deputy McSwiggin’s speech in support of amendment 2 carried the day. Consequently, the original proposal from P&R is replaced with the Dudley-Owen/McSwiggins amendment. Therefore, P&R will be required to come back to the States with a detailed recovery plan before they can pursue the second…