LAST week the new freedom of information code had its first serious public test.
BY THE end of this year the island is meant to hit a 50% recycling target – it won’t.
HEALTH and Social Services has a financial headache and the pressure on it to deliver next year is immense.
THERE’S a game that has become a little too popular within States circles: shoot the messenger.
BACKGROUND documents on the troubled Channel Island Stock Exchange show it is an organisation that touches on the reputation of the chief minister, elite names in finance, advocates, the States and the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.
WHEN the States decided to purchase Aurigny to protect lifeline air links to Gatwick it did so with a hollow promise underlying the debate.
TREES, lamp posts, car aerials – blue ribbons are beginning to cover the island as the campaign to save St Andrew’s Primary School and St Sampson’s Infants gathers momentum.
THERE was a challenge laid down in the States last week.
WHAT a difference a term makes.
A: Four – but you’d never know it from perusing the Billet.
IT IS like watching tectonic plates shifting.
POLITICIANS love this bit of their term.