Joint Ministerial Visit to Paris

On 7 November, the Chief Minister of Guernsey, Deputy Peter Harwood, and the Assistant Chief Minister of Jersey, Senator Sir Philip Bailhache, visited Paris for talks with the French Minister for European Affairs, Bernard Cazeneuve. The Ministers also met with the British Embassy in Paris. It was the first Ministerial level meeting …

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Jersey and Guernsey join Council of Europe expert group on countering money laundering

On 10 October the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers accepted applications from Jersey and Guernsey to participate in the Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (MONEYVAL): for more information please see the MONEYVAL website. The Channel Islands are committed to …

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UK Balance of Competences Review

The UK government is conducting a review of the scope of the EU’s competences (the power to act in particular areas conferred on it by the EU Treaties) as they affect the UK, how they are used, and what that means for Britain and its national interests. According to a timetable …

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