Deputy Peter Ferbrache, who is the President of Guernsey’s Policy & Resources Committee will visit Alderney on Saturday June 5th.
While visiting the island, Deputy Ferbrache will take the opportunity to meet with Alderney’s Policy & Finance Committee before speaking at an Open Meeting for Islanders at the Island Hall (10.30 a.m.). This will be an opportunity for the Island’s businesses and residents to hear Deputy Ferbrache’s views on the opportunities for a closer working relationship between the Islands.
Subjects likely to be covered include the impact and challenges presented by COVID-19, the plans for the easing of Bailiwick travel restrictions on July 1, the Alderney Airport runway extension and ways in which Guernsey and Alderney can work together for a brighter
Politicians in Alderney and Guernsey have already been discussing ways in which a closer working relationship will benefit both islands. Deputy Ferbrache’s visit is just one of many examples of the friendly and welcoming relationship that has resulted from the ‘Bailiwick Bubble’ formed following the first lockdown in 2020.
“The aim is to strengthen our links with Guernsey so that Alderney remains a viable and vibrant community and a positive contributor to the Bailiwick” said Policy & Finance Chairman Bill Abel. “We look forward to welcoming Deputy Ferbrache to our Island.”
Deputy Ferbrache said: “I am glad to have the opportunity to visit Alderney. I look forward to working collaboratively with Alderney on matters of mutual interest as we face the shared challenges in front of us.”