Tag "Treasury and resources"

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Population fall triggers urgent States action

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.

Could people power be enough?

WE DON’T get many demos in Guernsey but (and excuse the pun), just like buses, we’ve now had a few come along at once.