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Political Parties And Jersey Politics

Political Parties And Jersey Politics

It seems likely that political parties will play a major role in the election to be held on 22 June next year. Before examining the implications of this for the governance of Jersey it is helpful to have a little historical perspective. Political parties are not new in Jersey. They first emerged in the second half of the 18th Century, the...

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Business and the States

Business and the States

It is a regular feature of elections in Jersey that there are calls for more business people to stand for election.  And there is broad agreement that the States needs a wide range of people with different backgrounds and experience.  But the early expressions of interest from people with business experience tend to evaporate and the Assembly...

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UK and Jersey financial and policy leader Sir Mark Boleat joins Jersey Alliance Party

UK and Jersey financial and policy leader Sir Mark Boleat joins Jersey Alliance Party

One of Jersey’s and the UK’s leading public policy figures, Sir Mark Boleat, has joined the Jersey Alliance Party, the Island’s largest political party, and will  stand as a candidate for the Party in the 2022 elections. Financial and policy heavyweight, Sir Mark has a long and distinguished business, academic and public policy career. Political...

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Jersey Alliance Party Launches Mentoring Scheme

Jersey Alliance Party Launches Mentoring Scheme

The Jersey Alliance Party is the first party to offer a formal mentoring scheme to support those joining them as candidates. The party is hoping that this scheme will help more people from outside the current political population to get involved so that the new government better represents the Island’s population. It hopes that this scheme will...

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Jersey’s Domestic Violence Laws Face Overhaul

Jersey’s Domestic Violence Laws Face Overhaul

The Jersey Alliance Party are delighted that preventing domestic violence and empowering victims took a huge leap forward this week. New legislation has been drafted that, if passed following consultation, will help protect victims and potentially prevent some of these horrific, but unfortunately, common offences. This draft law is part of a...

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Our Hospital – The Big Debate Explained

Our Hospital – The Big Debate Explained

Only a few days ago, what was probably the most important decision of this government was voted. After years of development and several false starts, after approving the site and the services needed, the Assembly needed to agree on the budget necessary to build our new hospital and how to finance it. Somehow, the Future Hospital Review Panel...

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The Alliance Plan

The Alliance Plan

We are an Alliance. We are an alliance because we have the same goal: to do what is best for Jersey without being dogmatic and without self-interest. We are also an alliance because we know we can work together as a team. Belonging to this group doesn’t fundamentally change us. We are the same people we were six months ago and, for those of us...

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Leading environmentalist Piers Sangan joins Jersey Alliance Party

Leading environmentalist Piers Sangan joins Jersey Alliance Party

One of Jersey’s leading ecologists and environmentalists, Piers Sangan has announced that he is the latest candidate for the Island’s largest political party, the Jersey Alliance. A professional ecologist, Piers has worked alongside and supported many of the island’s organisations and industries to protect our island's biodiversity. Piers was...

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Jersey Hospital – Facing the Facts

Jersey Hospital – Facing the Facts

Lindsay Ash writes about the delivery of the new hospital. The text is taken from his recent article in St Clement's parish magazine. As regular readers will know, I have tried to address the major issues in the magazine and one I would like to address now is the hospital. There is still a lot of talk around it, so here is my version together...

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Jersey Alliance Party Announces New Candidate Mary O’Keeffe

Jersey Alliance Party Announces New Candidate Mary O’Keeffe

The largest new political party joining forces for the 2022 election announced business woman and charity leader Mary O’Keeffe as its latest candidate today. An active charity worker, Mary was a non-executive director on the board of the Jersey Opera House for ten years, on the board of the Jersey Cheshire homes and vice chair of Crimestoppers...

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