Tuesday 18 April 2017
Deputy Gavin St Pier, President of the Policy & Resources Committee said:
'The States maintains a wide network of contacts across the UK political spectrum, including through the All Party Parliamentary Channel Islands Group. Should the proposition for an early general election be successful, we stand ready to work with the new UK Government whatever the result. In the meantime, the States' work to prepare for Brexit will continue and was helpfully supported by the reports from the House of Lords' EU Committee and House of Commons' Justice Committee last month, both of which are cross-party committees. The six-week period before the proposed election will have little, if any, material impact on the Brexit negotiations.'