WHEN the Wales Audit Office was tasked with reviewing good governance arrangements in Guernsey, the team carried out an extensive exercise which resulted in the compilation of a substantial evidence base, which was cross-checked to validate the conclusions the WAO arrived at.
SINCE the Occupation ended in 1945, the States has been on a slow journey towards improving the way government operates and in recent times, since the 2004 Harwood report reforms, there have been a number of other studies that all point to deficiencies in the current system.
AS WE now know, the SAP software introduced by the States to standardise and streamline procedures has run into difficulties to the point where ministers had to be briefed on the problems encountered to ensure that they remain on message and supportive of the project.
ATTEMPTING to tease information out of government can be a trying affair and – perhaps surprisingly to islanders – the direct approach doesn’t always work.
AS GUERNSEY’S bus service continues to experience teething problems with its revised routes and services, two comments in this newspaper from officials involved in its implementation struck something of a warning note.
WHEN the expert panel convened to inquire into the dispute involving airport firefighters started looking at the evidence, it wasn’t much impressed with a lot of what it found.
NEWS that cash-strapped Flybe is looking to sell some of its Gatwick slots has highlighted the value to this island of owning, via Aurigny, its own guaranteed access to the lifeline London hub.
IT IS much more than just a dairy product – for many people it’s a symbol of Guernsey’s independence and heritage.
THE jolly, fluttering patriotic flags and banners may now be coming down but the success of this year’s Liberation Day will be remembered long after the bunting is consigned to storage.
HAVING set out how newcomers to the island might be treated under a population permit scheme, the inevitable question for many people will be: ‘What does this mean for me?’
WITH the island’s toes hanging over a crumbling precipice it is clear that standing still on the issue of population control is not an option.
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