Nick Mann


All aboard for a new tax and benefits destination

In the wake of amendments to the Treasury and Social Security departments’ long-debated Personal tax, pensions and benefits review, the island is now heading in a very different direction to that planned. The ruling-out of GST has had a major impact on this but even though it may return at some point, at least Treasury won’t be heading down a money-wasting dead-end

A question of when, not if


BY THE end of this month, Jersey should have dealt with a question that refuses to go away – whether there should be an elected speaker to replace the Bailiff.

The right kind of scrutiny


TO SEE how far the States has to go on a culture of openness, you only have to examine the HSSD’s stance during last week’s no confidence debate.