Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Some realities surrounding the 2020 poll

The next States election will be in June next year. There’s much to contemplate

5 min read

A ten-year States IT project has a ‘Big Bang’ feel about it

The intended transformation of our biggest institution has multiplied in scale

6 min read

How the runway debate hit the sand

Low politics, raw emotion and a factual famine leave a strategic issue in limbo

5 min read

A forensic view of the fog-bound politics of runway policy

A special correspondent tries to disentangle P&R’s stance regarding PwC’s initial analysis

4 min read

Alderney, Sark and their unloved triangle with Guernsey

How should the Bailiwick handle its own ‘dependencies’?

5 min read

Island-wide voting: heading for the unknown

Slowly, details are emerging of how we’ll elect the next assembly

4 min read

The next referendum may really test us

We’ve asked for the authority to hold more island plebiscites. Watch this space

5 min read

Our civil service: A shake-up from the top, by the top

The island’s biggest employer faces self-imposed cost cuts, with multiple implications for government decision-making

5 min read

Two under-recognised routes towards “quality” in the States

Government might be more effective if our Deputies accepted help and our civil servants provided sunlight

3 min read

‘Almost-a-referendum’: almost there

Ahead of the pre-poll hustings, a guide to your choices - whether or not you vote

4 min read
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