Presiding Officer- P.2023/132
The States are asked:
To elect two sitting Members of the States as members of the Policy & Resources Committee to complete the unexpired terms of office, that is to the 30th June 2025, of Deputy M.A.J. Helyar and Deputy D. J. Mahoney who have resigned from that office, and whose notices of resignation are appended hereto, in accordance with Rule 16 of The Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.
1. Under the terms of rule 16(5) on a proposition to elect members of the Policy & Resources Committee the Presiding Officer shall first invite the President of the Committee, and thereafter other Members, to propose eligible candidates. Candidates must be proposed and seconded. Nobody shall speak about a candidate at that stage; and if no more candidates are proposed and seconded than there are vacancies the Presiding Officer shall put the election of the candidate(s) to the vote without speeches. If there are more candidates than vacancies the Presiding Officer shall invite each proposer to speak for not more than five minutes in respect of each candidate proposed by that person and then each candidate to speak for not more than ten minutes, before voting takes place.
2. Pursuant to the Constitution of the Policy & Resources Committee, a member of the Committee shall not be the President or a member of any of the six Principal Committees or the President or a member of the Scrutiny Management Committee or the President or a member of the Development & Planning Authority or the President or a member of the Transport Licensing Authority.)
3. Any Member who is elected to the Policy & Resources Committee but is precluded from membership of that Committee under the terms of its constitution as set out above, shall be deemed by virtue of Rule 39 to have resigned with immediate effect, and his or her resignation deemed to have been accepted from his or her position, as the President or a member of a Committee, immediately upon election to membership of the Policy & Resources Committee.)