Tag "States"

Committee proposes to scrap work permits

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ALDERNEY'S Policy and Finance Committee has voted in favour of withdrawing a law that requires non-residents to obtain a work permit prior to employment on the island.

Games gets £750k pledge of support

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MORE public funds will be needed to host the 2021 Island Games beyond the £750,000 pledged by the States yesterday, it has been warned, with security costs and capital projects still to come.

Next election can restore States unity

A NIGHTMARE vision of Gavin St Pier and Peter Ferbrache playing rock, paper, scissors for the most important job in island politics slowly came into focus yesterday.

Politics Live - St Pier elected president after dramatic vote

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Deputy Gavin St Pier was elected as the new Policy and Resources president after two votes had ended in a 20-all tie with Deputy Peter Ferbrache. One spoilt paper decided the result. Read below how events unfolded in news editor Nick Mann’s live coverage.