Newsroom Live – 25 September, 2012
Tuesday 25th September 2012, 9:54AM BST.
Deputy chief minister Jonathan Le Tocq, pictured, continues his time at the Liberal Democrats’ conference in Brighton today.
He’s already held some meetings which he describes in today’s Press as ‘constructive’ and we’ll be talking to him later to hear how today has gone.
Tomorrow sees the Guernsey States meeting after members’ summer recess. Among the items on the agenda for this week is a requete to freeze deputies’ pay for the duration of this House. We’ll have a full preview of the meeting in tomorrow’s paper.
Guernsey’s Lt-Governor, Air Marshal Peter Walker, is visiting Aurigny and Anglo Normandy this morning, and he’ll also be taking a trip to Alderney. Tonight he’s back at Government House for a presentation to charities being supported by this year’s Itex Walk. We’ll be at both events.
Baroness Fookes continues her visit to the island today by giving a talk at Les Cotils at lunchtime. She’ll be speaking about her 40 years in politics, which has included serving as deputy Speaker of the House of Commons. We’ll have a summary of her speech in tomorrow’s paper.
Guernsey girl Heather Watson has given world number two Maria Sharapova a fight at the Toray Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo this morning, and there’ll be a detailed look at the match in tomorrow’s sports pages.
There’ll also be coverage of the first ever ladies’ inter-insular golf tournament, which is taking place at L’Ancresse today.
And we’ll have a report on Guernsey FC’s latest away match in the Combined Counties League Premier division. They meet Sandhurst Town tonight.