Senator Ian Gorst was responding to whether utilities should be fully privatised during the Institute of Directors Jersey annual debate, a packed five-hour marathon debate at the Royal Jersey Showground with nine panel members from both the private and public sectors tackling the theme of 'future-proofing Jersey'.
In terms of migration, Senator Gorst said the Island was not being driven by the Brexit vote in the same way as the UK. 'Brexit is a risk, there is uncertainty, but there is also great potential,' he said.
Keynote speaker Ido Aharoni – who created a brand for the nation of Israel – challenged the Island to 'forget big fancy advertising' and politics and focus instead on performance, nano-marketing and to 'define what it is you bring to the table'.
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