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Give yourselves up – it is not going away


POLICE are this morning still seeking to arrest two members of a criminal gang suspected of being responsible for duping Treasury and Resources into handing over £2.6m. of taxpayer money.

Will OAPs be the first hit?

TREASURY and Resources’s stance on the benefit upgrades proposed by Social Security is a real kick in the teeth for pensioners.

Delays heap more pain on Treasury

HOW long after Treasury and Resources was told on 10 July that it was the victim of a massive fraud were most of the relevant facts known?

Post windfall could help fund school

GUERNSEY Post's £5m. windfall to the States will help fund the rebuilding of La Mare de Carteret School or other potential capital projects, it has been revealed.

No support led to early resignation

AS THE days tick by without any update from either police or politicians on the island’s missing £2.6m. or how the attempts at getting it back are faring, attention is turning to what else might have been lost.

£62 per head gone? Just freeze pay

IN a few short weeks, Guernsey’s 2013 Budget will be released for debate in December. At a time of austerity and with a financial deficit, islanders may well be fearful of tax rises and increases in duty on the usual targets such as alcohol and tobacco.

Signs of change – and strain

AS THE reverberations of the surprise resignation of the chief officer of Treasury and Resources in the wake of the £2.6m. Lagan fraud continue to be felt, there is also the hint of something else happening.

You can’t blame the foot-soldiers

GUERNSEY’S Treasury and Resources minister, in a face-to-face interview with this newspaper, was quite explicit. Whoever was responsible for falling for the £2.6m. con will be held accountable – whatever position they hold.