Tag "Treasury and resources"

Treasury up to their necks in education

ON THE eve of publication of a report that was originally meant to be about rebuilding La Mare, Treasury and Resources has set hares running that it will not be able to stop. In deciding to meet with the Grammar PTA last week it has created instability and left the public to wonder just who is in charge of the island’s education system.

Population fall triggers urgent States action

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OVER 650 more people left Guernsey in the last two years than arrived, latest population figures have revealed, as investigations are launched by the States into measures that could address the slump.

More delays to La Mare project

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A FAILURE to agree over the size of the La Mare de Carteret rebuild will mean the new schools will now not open until, at least, September 2018.

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.

Painful package will be a hard sell

IN SCALE, breadth and ambition, it is safe to say that few States reports since the Second World War can match the personal tax, pensions and benefits review.

Tax rises should target the rich

WHEN choosing which of two philosophies or methodologies to adopt in order to solve a problem, it is often useful to think through to the ultimate scenarios which would result if the respective philosophies were adopted unchecked.