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Prison Board of Visitors composition
« on: August 13, 2011, 05:48:52 AM »

THE STATES assembled on Wednesday
13th July 2011, at 09.00 a.m. under
the Presidency of the Deputy Bailiff,
William James Bailhache, Esquire.

Prison Board of Visitors composition P.84/2011

THE STATES rejected a proposition of the Education and Home Affairs Scrutiny Panel to agree that the composition of the Prison Board of Visitors should be amended to provide that independent members of the public should be permitted to sit on the Board; Jurats of the Royal Court should not be prohibited from being members of the Board, but that their number should be restricted to a maximum of 3 members out of the total membership of 7; and to request the Minister for Home Affairs to bring
forward for approval the necessary legislation to give effect to the proposal.

Members present voted as follows –

POUR: 19                                               CONTRE: 19                                         ABSTAIN: 1
Senator J.L. Perchard                              Senator P.F.C. Ozouf                      Deputy P.V.F. Le Claire
Senator A. Breckon                                 Senator T.J. Le Main
Senator S.C. Ferguson                            Senator A.J.H. Maclean
Senator F. du H. Le Gresley                   Senator B.I. Le Marquand
Connétable of Trinity                              Connétable of St. Ouen
Deputy R.C. Duhamel (S)                       Connétable of St. Brelade
Deputy of St. Martin                               Connétable of St. Saviour
Deputy R.G. Le Hérissier (S)                  Connétable of St. Clement
Deputy J.A. Martin (H)                           Connétable of St. Peter
Deputy G.P. Southern (H)                       Connétable of St. Mary
Deputy of Grouville                                 Deputy J.B. Fox (H)
Deputy S. Pitman (H)                              Deputy of St. Ouen
Deputy K.C. Lewis (S)                            Deputy of St. Peter
Deputy M. Tadier (B)                              Deputy J.A. Hilton (H)
Deputy of St. Mary                                  Deputy S.S.P.A. Power (B)
Deputy T.M. Pitman (H)                         Deputy of St. John
Deputy T.A. Vallois (S)                           Deputy A.E. Jeune (B)
Deputy D.J. De Sousa (H)                       Deputy A.T. Dupré (C)
Deputy J.M. Maçon (S)                           Deputy A.K.F. Green (H)

THE STATES noted that, as there was an equality of votes, the matter had been determined in the
negative in accordance with Article 16(2) of the States of Jersey Law 2005.