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Soulsby resigns from Policy & Resources

Soulsby resigns from Policy & Resources

Tuesday 25 October 2022

Soulsby resigns from Policy & Resources

Tuesday 25 October 2022


Deputy Heidi Soulsby has resigned from Guernsey’s most senior political committee, criticising the other members on the way out.

The Policy & Resources Committee has confirmed her decision today in a statement issued this afternoon.

Deputy Soulsby said: “It has been obvious for quite a while that my views and advice have not been valued by some on the Committee and I think there is little point in me continuing in the hope that things may get better

I thank you personally for inviting me on to the Committee after the last election. However, two years on, I now believe I will be able to make more of a positive contribution to the future of Guernsey outside of the Committee.” 

The Bailiff has been informed, and Deputy Soulsby will continue in her role until a new member is appointed.

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Pictured: Deputy Peter Ferbrache. 

This is the first resignation from the States' senior committee since it was formed in 2016. 

Responding to her decision, Deputy Peter Ferbrache, President of the Policy & Resources, said: “I’m sorry to receive Deputy Soulsby’s letter of resignation but I respect her decision. I want to express my thanks to her as I believe she has made a valuable contribution to this Committee in the last two years."

The remaining members of P&R have declined to comment until further notice. 

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