Tag "Treasury and resources"

The bar is set high for environment

NO ONE is against biodiversity. Unlike climate change, even on the far fringes of scientific opinion there is nobody arguing that we need fewer species or less attention paid to the damage humans are doing to the world. So when Treasury and Resources says it cannot support spending £80,000 on a biodiversity strategy no one should accuse them of being anti-environment.

Motor tax plans stalled


TREASURY will not bring forward plans for an annual motor tax to help the Environment Department fund its beleaguered transport strategy.

Independent review of FTP ‘very sensible’


RECOMMENDATIONS resulting from an independent review of the States big savings programme will be carried forward into the next phase of transformation, the Treasury minister has said.

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.