Guernsey Press Politics Podcast
Shorthand States: May 2023 day 1 of 113:50A one-day wonder of a States meeting, as witnessed by Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize.On the agenda: waiting times at the PEH, ESS readies its biggest begging bowl for social housing, Condor's 'emergency' and bypassing the King, among other things.
Shorthand States: May preview09:20Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize look ahead to the States' May meeting, which begins on Wednesday.
Deputy Aldwell and Deputy Kazantseva-Miller on women in politics, the savings sub-committee, and Liberation Day45:52Guernsey Press editor James Falla and reporter Matt Fallaize are joined by Deputy Sue Aldwell, who sits on Education and Home Affairs, and Deputy Sasha Kazantseva-Miller, a member of the DPA and Economic Development, to talk about women in politics — and their own experiences this term, the continuing fallout from the tax debate and the work of the new 'savings sub-committee' — of which Deputy Kazantseva-Miller is a part, and the future of Liberation Day celebrations.Stay tuned to this feed next week for daily 'Shorthand States' round-ups from the May meeting, alongside comprehensive States coverage in the paper.
Shorthand States: April day two10:23James Falla and Simon De La Rue reflect on the second and final day of the States' April meeting, with reaction from Deputy Peter Roffey after Employment & Social Security's proposal for a one-off increase in benefits was defeated.
Shorthand States: April day one16:45Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize round up the key talking points from the first day of the States' April meeting.
Deputy Falla and Deputy de Sausmarez on greenhouses, benefits, and capital projects48:25Guernsey Press editor James Falla and reporter Matt Fallaize are joined by Environment president Deputy Lindsay de Sausmarez and Economic Development vice-president Deputy Steve Falla to talk about some of the big political issues of the moment, including Deputy Falla's move to free up derelict glass for redevelopment, a proposal from the Committee for Employment & Social Security — of which both are members — for a one-off rise in benefits in response to high inflation, plans from P&R to cut back on capital spending, and the fallout from Condor's acquisition of a new ferry.Stay tuned to this feed next week for daily 'Shorthand States' round-ups from the April meeting, alongside comprehensive States coverage in the paper.
Guernsey's chief minister on capital projects, benefits proposals, and the ferry purchase26:26Guernsey Press reporter Matt Fallaize is joined by P&R president Deputy Peter Ferbrache to talk about plans to cut some spending on capital projects, a move to increase benefits in response to high inflation, the prospect of freeing up derelict greenhouses for redevelopment, and Condor's States-backed, CCA-approved purchase of a new ferry.
Shorthand States: March day three08:11Simon De La Rue rounds up the final day of the States' March meeting.
Shorthand States: March day two12:30Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize round up the second day of the States' March meeting.