The Minister for External Relations is responsible, with the Chief Minister, for the conduct of Jersey's external relations in accordance with the common policy of the Council of Ministers.
First elected to the States as Deputy of Grouville in 1972 but resigned from this elected position when appointed as HM Solicitor General in 1975.
He was sworn in as HM Attorney General in 1986 and as Deputy Bailiff in 1994.
He served as Bailiff of Jersey from 1995 to 2009 when he retired from office.
Re-elected to the States and first sworn to office as Senator on 14 November 2011.
Appointed as Jersey's first ever Minister for External Relations on 24 September 2013.
Re-elected to the States 2014. Appointed as Minister for External Relations on 6 November for a second term.
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