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Dairy, Utilities, Safety and Trees

Commerce and Employment

Commerce and Employment is one of the largest of the States departments as its remit covers everything from transport and tourism to trees and tribunals.

The official remit of the department is to advise the States on matters relating to:

The creation of a balanced and diversified economy through the development of:

  1. Commerce and Industry
  2. Financial Services Industry
  3. The Visitor Economy
  4. The Island's Horticultural Industry
  5. Agriculture and the Countryside.

The promotion, provision and regulation of air and sea links to and from the Bailiwick, including liaison with other jurisdictions.

Safeguarding the living marine resources within the Bailiwick waters and managing, where appropriate, their exploitation in a sustainable manner to the benefit of the Bailiwick’s population and within its responsibilities to the wider environment.

It is also responsible for:-

  • Raising the profile of the Island as a tourist destination
  • Employment and industrial relations
  • Health and safety and good working practices in the workplace
  • Consumer advice and protection and trading standards
  • The provision of temporary work for the unemployed
  • The regulation of utilities
  • The States Dairy
  • Plant protection
  • Animal Welfare
  • The provision of an Island wide tree planting scheme.


  • Deputy Carla McNulty Bauer

Deputy Minister:-

  • Deputy Robert Sillars

Other Members:-

  • Deputy Peter Gillson
  • Deputy Marc Laine
  • Deputy Martin Storey

last updated: 18/06/2008 at 14:07
created: 29/12/2006

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