WHAT to make of the new population control system proposed by the Policy Council? I’ve read it twice and I’m still struggling to take in all the nuances.
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IN A statement headed Truth, Lies and Tax, the chief executive of Cayman Finance yesterday went on the offensive against the campaign that has been launched in the UK and elsewhere against global ‘tax havens’.
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.
NEXT week the States will suffer the indignity of debating whether to reprimand Deputy Mike Hadley for releasing a report that was critical of how the local Accident and Emergency Department is run.
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.
NEWS that Flybe is looking to flog off its Gatwick slots to help bolster its ailing balance sheet is obviously a matter of great concern to Guernsey.
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.
THEY say travel broadens the mind.
HE’S a canny guy that Craig Culkin.
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.
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