Green hustings

Green hustings at Durrell last night – a great event, which was also a reminder of just how much environmental issues permeate almost every issue that faces the island. I was asked what I would do to improve food security – here’s my answer. (Afterwards Andrew Le Gallais from Jersey Dairy chastised me for saying … More Green hustings

The hospital

I’ve been asked a question on social media concerning my stance on the new hospital: hypothetically, if I were the Environment Minister after the election and the hospital decision fell into my in-tray, would I approve the Overdale application or reject it? Leaving aside the presumption of ministerial position, it is nevertheless a good question … More The hospital

Population policy

For me, there is no greater challenge facing us than building a future that is economically dynamic whilst keeping a stable population. It is possible (Guernsey has grown its economy with a stable population), but it means a massive change in mindset. Increasing productivity has to become a top priority. That means investment in new … More Population policy