Tag "States"

Disc parking charge ‘is a stealth tax’

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FUMING motorists have condemned the States latest ‘stealth tax’ resulting from the beleaguered transport strategy, dubbing annual parking clock charges ‘another nail in the Guernsey coffin’.

Paid parking petition handed to minister

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JUST five deputies need to be persuaded to vote against paid parking this week for the idea to be thrown out, a States member has said, after a public petition containing 6,267 signatures expressly opposing the plans was handed in.

Deputy seeks answers over maternity leave law delay

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A LACK of progress on introducing statutory maternity leave has led one deputy to ask Rule Six questions to find out why, three years after the States agreed to its introduction, women are still left at the mercy of employers.

Co-op keen to explore opening GP service

CO-OP bosses would be ‘keen to explore’ opening a GP practice in Guernsey, but said more research was needed into the existing barriers of the market before it could commit.

GST refuses to go away quietly

LIKE a spectre at the feast, GST dominates all aspects of the personal tax review, despite being supposedly killed off before its publication.

Our sporting challenge

THOSE in the audience at the recent Sporting Achievement Awards could not fail to escape the other message being driven home across the line.