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      GUERNSEY GOVERNMENT              
   The Bailiwick of Guernsey is a part 
 of Great Britain but is NOT part of   
 the United Kingdom.  As such it       
 accepts the British monarch as its    
 head of state but has its own,        
 virtually autonomous, government.     
   This local goverment, called the    
 States of Guernsey, comprises locally 
 elected members (deputies and         
 conseillers).  The States sits in the 
 Royal Court (in St.Peter Port), where 
 it debates propositions and passes    
 laws. As in the UK, laws are not on   
 the statute book until the Queen gives
 them the Royal Assent in Privy        

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In 2011 the BBC published the survey online and for six months invited updates to the photographs and text to celebrate the 25th anniversary.

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