States votes no to GST


GUERNSEY will not introduce a GST after deputies rejected a key plank of the tax, pensions and benefits review this afternoon.

Nurses are ‘exhausted and on their knees’

Royal College of Nursing regional officer Lindsay Meeks

‘CHRONIC’ staff shortages have left nurses ‘exhausted and on their knees’ and recruitment issues have led to ‘dangerous’ working environments, the Royal College of Nursing operational manager has claimed.

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GST debate hangs in the balance

Richard Conder

A PLAN to rule out GST as a potential revenue-raiser hangs in the balance today, after battlelines were drawn over a tax dubbed both ‘regressive’ and potentially the most ‘valuable tool’.

Guernsey's deficit down to £8m.


A £5M. UNDERSPEND was recorded by the States last year and its revenue income increased by 6.1%, Treasury minister Gavin St Pier today announced.