Minister to vote 'no' to late pub opening for Queen's 90th

THE Health Minister is to vote against extending opening hours for pubs and bars to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.

Minister to vote 'no' to late pub opening for Queen's 90th

Last month Assistant Economic Development Assistant Steve Pallett announced that he would bring forward proposals to the States to temporarily extend opening hours.

The amendment to the Licensing (Jersey) Law 1974 would allow pubs and bars to continue serving customers until 1 am on the evenings of Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June.

During a Health and Social Security Scrutiny Panel hearing this week, Senator Andrew Green said that he would vote against the move, as he did with similar proposals for the Queen's Jubilee anniversary, because it would 'not be good' for the Island.

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