Chamber News Article

Jersey Chamber of Commerce

Latest News

Category: Local Business News  States of Jersey

Statement by the Minister for External Relations 13/12/2020

Dec 14, 2020

The Minister for External Relations, Senator Ian Gorst, has welcomed a joint announcement from the United Kingdom and European Union, stating that they will continue post-Brexit trade negotiations over the coming days, in order to reach an agreement before the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020.

Senator Gorst commented:

“I am pleased that the UK Prime Minister and EU Commission President have agreed to continue talks in an ongoing effort to reach an agreement.

“In Jersey, we have been preparing for all possible outcomes from these negotiations since the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016 and are continuing to do so. We remain committed to working closely with the UK Government, and our Crown Dependency colleagues, to ensure our interests continue to be understood and fully represented in these final stages of the negotiations.

“Our engagement in the negotiations will continue, through the UK, as we seek to achieve our clear objectives and conclude an agreement that meets the interests of Jersey residents and Island businesses.”

Government of Jersey News Release.

More Chamber News

  • New Bursary Route for Trainee Teachers

    A new bursary for graduates to do on-Island training to become secondary school teachers has been introduced...

  • ‘Keep Doing the Right Thing’ Leaflet

    Public Health ‘keep doing the right thing’ leaflet

  • Weekly Footfall Report for St Helier, King Street 2022

    Weekly footfall reports for King Street, St. Helier, Jersey.