Voting Record – November 2016

VOTING RECORD

November 2016 Votes

First November States Meeting: 1-3 November

Item My vote Result
Budget amendment: Investigation into reintroducing motor tax (Roffey) Against Lost
Budget amendment: Correction of Document Duty ordinance [technical] (St Pier) In favour Carried
Budget (1): Withdrawal of personal allowances for higher earners In favour Carried
Budget (2): Closure of age-related personal allowance from 2019 In favour Lost
Budget (3): Closure of dependent relative’s allowance from 2018 In favour Carried
Budget (4-6): Non-Guernsey companies, Benefit-in-Kind charges, Fuel duties In favour Carried
Budget (7-8): Rates of excise duty for 2017 In favour Carried
Budget (9-10): Rates of TRP for 2017 In favour Carried
Budget (11-12): Rates of Document Duty for 2017 In favour Carried
Budget (13): Investigation into public investment levy on businesses In favour Carried
Budget (14): Suspension of grant to Guernsey Health Service Fund for 2017 In favour Carried
Budget (15-16): Interpretation of Fiscal Framework rules re health spending Abstained Carried
Budget (17-20): Transformation fund, Cash limits, Return of funds, Guernsey Post shares In favour Carried
Budget (21): Guernsey Electricity shares Abstained Carried
Budget (22): Transfer of £5m from capital reserve to general revene Against Carried
Budget (23): Allocation of £30m to capital reserve in January 2017 In favour Carried
Budget (24-25): Capital returns from States’ Trading Supervisory Board In favour Carried
Budget (26): Refinancing of Belle Greve Waste-Water project In favour Carried
Budget (27-28): Capital pipeline, Future Guernsey Economic Fund In favour Carried
Budget (29): Reinvestment of fiscal receipts in Economic Fund Against Carried
Budget (30-32): Alderney Gambling Control Commission, Alderney Economic Fund In favour Carried
Budget (33): Alderney Gambling Control Commission revenues revert to SoG from 2020 Abstained Carried
Budget (34): Personal allowances for 2017 In favour Carried
Budget (35-37): Committee and Alderney budgets In favour Carried
Double-Taxation Arrangement with the UK In favour Carried
High Hedges Law In favour Carried
Income Tax Law amendments In favour Carried
Financial Services Ombudsman Law amendments In favour Carried
Prison Law amendment – Independent Monitoring Panel appointments In favour Carried
Island Development Plan (including composite amendment) In favour Carried
Minimum Wage for 2017 In favour Carried
Benefit and Contribution Rates for 2017 (propositions 1-22 and 25-27) In favour Carried
Benefit and Contribution Rates for 2017 (propositions 23-24: residence test) Against Carried

Second November States Meeting: 15-16 November
Policy and Resource Plan

Item My vote Result
Amendment 21: Fiscal Framework – deficit rules (Yerby*) In favour Carried
Amendment 22(a-b): Changes to “Our Economy” text (Fallaize*) In favour Carried
Amendment 22(c): Changes to “Sustainable Public Finances” text (Fallaize*) In favour Carried
Amendment 22(d): Changes to “Sustainable Public Finances” objectives (Fallaize*) In favour Carried
Amendment 22(e-i): Changes to “Our Community” text (Fallaize* / St Pier) In favour Carried
Amendment 22(j): Change to objective about business regulation (St Pier) In favour Carried
Amendment 22(k): Inclusion of ‘our language’ in objectives (St Pier) In favour Carried
Amendment 4: Fiscal Framework – capital rules (Yerby) In favour Lost
Amendment 1: Changes to “Healthy Community” objectives (Soulsby) In favour Carried
Amendment 7, 9-12: Addition of environmental objectives to all parts (Brehaut) In favour Carried
Amendment 3: Impact of charges on lower-income consumers (Dorey) In favour Carried
Amendment 23: Tweak to wording in Amendment 7 (St Pier) In favour Carried
Amendment 13: Recruitment, management and pay of public sector staff (Dudley-Owen) In favour Carried
Amendment 2: Inclusion of objectives relating to children & young people (Yerby) In favour Carried
Amendment 6: Inclusion of objectives relating to innovation and STEM (Yerby) In favour Carried
Amendment 24: Tweak to wording in Amendment 6 (St Pier) Abstained Carried
Policy & Resource Plan [as amended] In favour Carried

*original proposers of amendments which were subsequently revised & re-laid by P&R

Third November States Meeting: 30 November – 2 December

Item My vote Result
The Family Allowance Ordinance, 2016 In favour Carried
The Health Service (Benefit) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 In favour Carried
The Long-term Care Insurance (Guernsey) (Rates) Ordinance, 2016 In favour Carried
The Severe Disability Benefit and Carer’s Allowance Ordinance, 2016 In favour Carried
The Social Insurance (Rates of Contributions and Benefits, etc.) Ordinance, 2016 In favour Carried
The Supplementary Benefit (Implementation) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 In favour Carried
The Future Structure of Secondary Education in the Bailiwick as amended Against Lost
The Population Management (Guernsey) Law, 2016 – Proposals to Regulate the Residential Status of Individuals in Specific Circumstances Against Carried
The Population Management (Guernsey) Law, 2016 – Amendments to Transitional Provisions Against Lost

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