Digital copy of Exhibit MH9: Written evidence from Michael Higgins submitted to the House of Commons Justice Select Committee in response to request for comments on Good Governance in the Crown Dependencies. Used as evidence in relation to Michael Higgins's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 8 December 2015 [C/D/AW4/B2/23/WS000688].

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May 1st 2013 - May 31st 2013

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Includes reference to his role as a Deputy representing St Helier Districts 3 and 4 in the States of Jersey, setting out details of background and experience before entering politics. Describes purpose of his submission to request the Committee be prepared to receive detailed evidence based written submissions and hear oral evidence in relation to concerns about various aspects of the governance of Jersey, in particular the criminal justice and legal systems; the lack of separation of powers between the legislature, judiciary and executive; and a recent referendum on the structure of government. Includes a list of personal concerns relating to the States of Jersey Police.


Higgins, Michael
Haut de la Garenne
Highlands College
Home Affairs
House of Commons
Jersey Financial Services Commission
Justice Select Committee
Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
Royal Air Force
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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