Electoral Commission to meet for first time
The Town Hall is the venue for first public meeting of the newly formed Electoral Commission. The meeting starts at 10 am.
The Commission has been set up to make recommendations on the future composition of the States Assembly. Islanders are being encouraged to ive their thoughts on how improvements could be made.
All aspects of the present system are going under the microscope including the number of States members; the classes of States member; their constituencies and mandates; and their terms of office.
Commission Chairman, Senator Sir Philip Bailhache, is pleased with the response so far. There have been more than 120 submissions. They can be read at www.electoralcommission.je .
Anyone who wishes to give evidence at future public hearings should e-mail the Commission at: email@example.com; or write to: Electoral Commission, Morier House, Halkett Place, St. Helier, JE1 1DD.