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Press Release - Resignation of States Member, Tony Barnes

For immediate release: 15th October 2018

Mr Tony Barnes has resigned from his role as Member of the States of Alderney on health grounds. The announcement was made by Mr Barnes at the States Meeting on 10th October at the end of his speech in support of the States Budget for 2019. Mr Barnes was the Vice Chairman of the Policy and Finance Committee and the Chairman of the Finance Sub-Committee. The President and States Members paid warm tributes to Mr Barnes during the meeting and afterwards.

The States is now considering arrangements for holding a by-election which must take place within three months of the resignation.

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