Guernsey Press Politics Podcast
Six-minute States: Government Work Plan preview
Helen Bowditch and James Falla look ahead as States members prepare to dive straight back into the chamber this week to debate the Government Work Plan.
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Shorthand States: Deputy St Pier fires back10:24Simon De La Rue and Mark Ogier round up the final day of the States' September meeting, which saw emotions elevated in the chamber as members debated a recent privileges panel report into the actions of Deputy St Pier.Read the full story and reaction in this weekend's Guernsey Press.
Shorthand States: Runway move rejected09:19Simon De La Rue and Mark Ogier review the second day of the States' late September meeting.
Shorthand States: Late September day one08:47Simon De La Rue and Mark Ogier review the first day of this week's States meeting.
Shorthand States: Late September preview10:44Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize run through the agenda for this week's meeting, which will see another debate on the future of Guernsey's airport runway.Stay tuned for daily 'Shorthand States' updates on this feed throughout.
Tax, borrowing, and the finance industry with Deputy Lyndon Trott57:21Deputy Lyndon Trott joins James Falla and Matt Fallaize to discuss the big political talking points of the moment, including P&R’s latest tax plans, housing, energy, and whether the finance industry has seen “core Guernsey folk” left behind, as Deputy Neil Inder has claimed.
‘Parents will now stay on the island’ — Herm lease-holder John Singer on the decision to reopen its school09:15Simon De La Rue speaks to Herm Island lease-holder John Singer following Friday’s decision in the States to reopen its school with immediate effect, reversing ESC’s plans for a one-year trial closure.
Shorthand States: Herm School saved, ESC scarred11:00Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize recap the final day of this week’s meeting as deputies vote by some margin to reopen Herm School — in a crushing defeat for Education, Sport & Culture.
Shorthand States: Peace breaks out over electricity strategy!10:41Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize round up day two of the States' early September meeting, which saw E&I’s electricity strategy sail through with just one vote against.
Shorthand States: Deputies return to budget warning10:31Simon De La Rue and Matt Fallaize recap the first day of the States' return from summer recess, which featured an update statement from P&R president Deputy Peter Ferbrache.