From E Duhamel. FOLLOWING the latest purge to clean up the sea lettuce along St Aubin’s Bay (which began on Thursday 23 August) it was hard to believe that once again it was only being dumped at the water’s edge.
From Pete Lightbody. HAVING followed the debate on the introduction of Tasers, and reviewed both the Scrutiny report and ministerial response, it was of no great surprise to see that the States of Jersey Police appear to have deliberately manipulated the facts to try to strengthen their position.
From Ted Vibert. YOUR edition of 24 March could be entitled ‘the Philip Ozouf Gazette’ with so much space devoted to the Treasury Minister telling us all what a splendidly efficient fellow he is and what wonderful things he has done for Jersey.
From John Heys. MR Warr, the chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, stated that ‘Eastern European immigrants are keener to work than locals’ (JEP, 19 March).
From Anne Pasturel, chairman, Jersey Federation of Women’s Institutes. WHILE applauding Julie Madden’s enterprise and initiative in setting up her new business, Buddies (JEP, 20 March), I would like to point out that there is a group which does everything and more that she says her group will do.
From Bob Hogge, president, Jersey Beekeepers Association. NOW that spring has arrived and more flowers appear, so do the insects that pollinate them.
From Deputy Geoff Southern. FIRST it was petroleum prices, now it is the cost of heating oil. In both cases the Channel Island Competition Regulatory Authority (CICRA) announces that it cannot explain why price differences between the UK and Jersey are increasing (JEP, 3 February).
From John Heys. IT is an obvious and unfortunate fact that we are all getting older, and generally do not give it much thought until we hear sobering stories like this one.
From John Dix. THE two current hot topics are unemployment and immigration. We hear much from our ministers about initiatives to create jobs coupled with their inability to prevent or reduce immigration. The States cannot create jobs unless they take on more public sector workers which the taxpayers and voters are unlikely to accept. They [...]
From Claudia Martáns-Radomski. IT is well known that global warming is expected to cause rather grim consequences for our planet.