Deputy yet to make maiden speech defends his silence
Thursday 5th September 2013, 3:42PM BST.
A DEPUTY who has still not made his maiden speech nearly a year and a half after being elected will not ‘waste everyone’s time’ repeating points already made.
Paul Le Pelley, pictured, defended his silence by saying he was not going to repeat what his colleagues had already said during debate in the States chamber simply to get his voice heard.
Deputy Le Pelley said he has had several speeches lined up, but often his points had already been raised by other States members in debate.
‘I have proposed people, seconded people, but have not made a long, detailed speech,’ he said.
‘When I say something it is short, sharp and to the point and if I think it has been said, I won’t say it again. I am not going to waste everyone’s time giving a speech.’