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Maclean to stand for Chief Minister?

Economic Development Minister Alan Maclean

Economic Development Minister Alan Maclean is to seek re-election as a Senator in October and if successful he may put his name forward to be Chief Minister.

Children abused across the Island

nquiry panel members Alyson Leslie, Frances Oldham QC and Professor Sandy Cameron

Children were abused in care homes across Jersey with some Islanders being targeted by abusers in a number of different institutions, the long-awaited care inquiry heard yesterday.

In Wednesday's JEP

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Children were abused in care homes across Jersey with some Islanders being targeted by abusers in a number of different institutions, the long-awaited care inquiry heard yesterday.

Charities law 'will boost global reputation'

Jersey Finance chief executive Geoff Cook

A new Charities Law will boost the Island's reputation as a leading centre for global philanthropy and strengthen its position as a world leader in wealth management, say Jersey Finance.

In Tuesday's newspaper

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The former Constable of St John, Graeme Butcher, was jailed yesterday for using parish funds to buy goods for himself.

Former Constable jailed

Former Constable Graeme Butcher was sentenced by the Royal Court today

A former parish Constable has been jailed for six months for abusing his position by spending public money on himself while he was in office.

Clipper in dock for peak summer weeks

The Commodore Clipper was more badly damaged than at first thought

THE Island’s main freight ship, the Commodore Clipper, will be out of action until at least 26 August after it hit the sea bed approaching St Peter Port Harbour last week.