Jersey Elections 2022. Thank You!

On June 23, 2022, in General, Voting, by Lyndon-Farnham

Thank you all for the support I have received to be re-elected to the States Assembly. I am honoured to serve the people of Jersey and represent #StMary #StOuen #StPeter Congratulations and great respect to ALL who put their names forward #JerseyElection22

Manifesto 2022

On June 3, 2022, in Voting, by Lyndon-Farnham

My key focus during the pandemic was on protecting our health, the economy and preserving islanders’ jobs and livelihoods. My key priorities for the next term of office include;    tackling the sharp rises in the cost of living resolving the housing affordability crisis  rebuilding and further developing our economy increased funding for education getting […]

Working to secure our future

Since being appointed Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture and Deputy Chief Minister in 2018, I have worked  on behalf of all islanders, during one of the most challenging periods in recent history, to ensure Jersey remains resilient, safe and fiscally secure.   My key focus during the pandemic has been on protecting our health, […]

Election Update

On May 7, 2022, in The Economy, Voting, by Lyndon-Farnham

Election Update I am pleased to announce that I will be standing for election in the Parishes of St Mary, St Ouen and St Peter. I am remaining an independent candidate and will not be seeking to join any political parties or coalitions. My focus over the past four years has been in protecting our […]

Saving the role of Senator – The removal of the island wide mandate is a mistake

On May 7, 2022, in General, by Lyndon-Farnham

The majority of islanders wish to retain the Island wide mandate as represented in the office of Senator.  Of the three classes of States member, it is the most democratic and therefore the most accountable.   Importantly, the holders of Senatorial office are well placed to take unprejudiced and impartial views of issues affecting the […]

Jersey – London Heathrow connectivity secured for 5 Years

On April 5, 2022, in Financial Services, General, The Economy, Tourism, by Lyndon-Farnham

Ports of Jersey and British Airways agreement secures connectivity to Heathrow for next five years   From Port of Jersey, 5th April 2022   Ports of Jersey is thrilled to today announce a five-year agreement with British Airways to fly to London Heathrow. Following almost 12 months of negotiations, this new long-term arrangement is projected […]

Hospital Update “We have the absolute imperative and the moral obligation to fulfil our responsibility and build a new hospital.”

On March 23, 2022, in General, Health, Our Hospital, The Economy, The Environment, by Lyndon-Farnham

OUR HOSPITAL Update Jersey Chamber of Commerce Speech by Deputy Chief Minister, Senator Lyndon Farnham – 23rd March 2022   Good afternoon and thank you to Chamber for inviting me to speak this lunchtime.   I am certain that most islanders will have a view on this topic. It has been discussed in homes, at […]

Jersey Marine Park

On February 13, 2022, in The Environment, by Lyndon-Farnham

Jersey has an extraordinary marine estate. The northwest coast has the greatest diversity of seaweed in the British Isles. On the southwest, some of the richest and most diverse clam beds in Northern Europe can be found and the rocky intertidal and outlying shallow reefs offer habitats found nowhere else in the region.  However, much […]

Facing some of Jersey’s bigger challenges in 2022 and beyond

On December 19, 2021, in Agriculture, Financial Services, Health, Our Hospital, The Economy, by Lyndon-Farnham

When not competing in a triathlon or walking his dog – a miniature schnauzer called Winston – Jersey’s Deputy Chief Minister and Economic Development Minister Lyndon Farnham ponders the political future. James Jeune hears about some of the bigger challenges facing the Island ‘WHEN I am awake I am either at work or thinking about […]

Vision for a sustainable future: A statutory national marine park for Jersey

On November 6, 2021, in The Economy, The Environment, by Lyndon-Farnham

Creating the Jersey Marine Park would show the world we are a responsible, eco-friendly jurisdiction. We have a great opportunity to safeguard our island’s marine environment for the future if we pursue the vision for a Jersey Marine Park.  We could create a statutory marine park of 900 square kilometres in Jersey’s territorial waters, protecting […]

Why the Faroe Islands Dolphin Hunt Must Stop

On October 28, 2021, in General, The Environment, by Lyndon-Farnham

On September 12, the waters surrounding the Faroe Islands ran blood-red with the cruel slaughter of at least 1,428 white-sided dolphins. More than one month later, the beaches of these Danish islands no longer lap with such gore, but the world will not soon forget the graphic images of this hunt’.   Many Faroese residents […]

Despite the unpredictable nature of the pandemic many scientists believe the lethal power of the coronavirus is fading

On July 25, 2021, in General, Health, Society, The Economy, by Lyndon-Farnham

The Times News Review by Ben Spencer Saturday July 24 2021, 6.00pm BST, The Sunday Times    Doctors and nurses were among the first to be struck down by the virus. The prime minister was incapacitated for weeks, parliament was closed, education was disrupted. In the darkest days of the crisis, Norwood Cemetery in south […]

Public feedback sought on Our Hospital Concept Designs

On May 27, 2021, in Health, Our Hospital, The Environment, by Lyndon-Farnham

Islanders are being asked to provide their feedback on the first concept designs for Jersey’s new hospital. A virtual public exhibition has opened allowing visitors to see and understand the emerging designs, learn about the internal feel and flow of the hospital, and see how the building has influenced the creation of new gardens, public […]

Working with the UK to ensure the best outcomes for Jersey

On May 19, 2021, in General, by Lyndon-Farnham

Government of Jersey Media Release 19th May 2021:  The Deputy Chief Minister, Senator Lyndon Farnham, and the Minister for External Relations, Senator Ian Gorst, have undertaken a series of engagements in London as part of the Government’s regular and ongoing programme of meetings with key stakeholders in the UK. The visit included discussions with the […]

Safer Travel Policy Update May 2021

On May 10, 2021, in General, Society, The Economy, Tourism, by Lyndon-Farnham

Following advice from Public Health, in consultation with the Scientific and Technical Advisory Cell (STAC), Jersey’s Government have agreed several changes to the Safer Travel Policy: Country and regional travel classifications for travelling to Jersey Like many Islanders, I was delighted to see families reunited when we re-introduced our Safer Travel Policy two weeks ago […]

Prince Philip – my own short tribute

On April 18, 2021, in General, by Lyndon-Farnham

A small number of things have been, and remain, a constant presence in our lives. For most people the royal family are a constant presence as are our own family, long standing friends and other things that have always been meaningful to us.  Prince Philip was a constant figure in my life in so far […]

Protecting Lives, Livelihoods and Businesses

On April 4, 2021, in General, Health, Population, Society, The Economy, by Lyndon-Farnham

A year after the first lockdown I spoke with Business Brief to reflect upon the pandemic. Read the full article here: Protecting Lives, Livelihoods and Businesses

Welcome to Our Hospital Community Consultation Hub

On March 26, 2021, in Health, Our Hospital, by Lyndon-Farnham

The Our Hospital Project is a once-in-a-generation project that will deliver a fully integrated, 21st century health care facility. The project will provide a facility that will be an integral part of the local community and will give patients greater choice, access to and provision of, quality and efficient services that will enhance the overall […]

Our Hospital – Patient and Visitor Travel Survey

On March 9, 2021, in Health, Our Hospital, by Lyndon-Farnham

Community Consultation | News The Our Hospital Project team is conducting a travel survey, the results of which will play an important role in the efficient planning and design of our new healthcare facilities. By incorporating this information into our planning, we intend to improve your journey and effectively plan for future needs. As a result of […]

Jersey’s Roadmap for Reconnection

On March 5, 2021, in General, Health, Society, The Economy, by Lyndon-Farnham

Ministers have outlined the next stages of their plan to reconnect Islanders by relaxing more of the existing Covid measures. This decision takes into account the low number of daily positive cases, as well as advice from public health officials and the Scientific and Technical Advisory Cell (STAC). Ministers have already announced that controlled outdoor […]