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New MP in charge of Jersey’s relationship with UK

New MP in charge of Jersey’s relationship with UK

Thursday 16 September 2021

New MP in charge of Jersey’s relationship with UK

Dominic Raab MP will now be responsible for managing Jersey’s constitutional relationship with the UK after he was given a new role in yesterday’s cabinet reshuffle.

Removed as Foreign Secretary, Mr Raab is now Justice Secretary.

Held by Robert Buckland since 2019, the position entails processing legislation for Royal Assent and authorising the other Crown Dependencies (Guernsey and the Isle of Man) to negotiate international agreements.

In recent months, the role has involved keeping a close eye on fishing dispute between Jersey and France, which is now threatening to flare up again.

French fishers are planning another protest on their side on Saturday, little more than a week ahead of the amnesty extension deadline.


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Posted by Philip Hudson on
When you call him Jersey
Check he is not on his sun lounger chair.
Posted by Roy Dean on
He sure was abysmal in his previous role
Posted by Jo Collins on
Great to see BoJo taking the fishing crisis so seriously with this appointment.
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