10 September 2020
Further to an oral
question from Deputy Montfort Tadier in the States Assembly on Tuesday, the
Minister for Education, Senator Tracey Vallois, is pleased to further clarify
that the Jersey Youth Service did not financially sponsor the statue of George
A pamphlet issued
at the time of the statue’s unveiling did list Jersey Youth Service as a
sponsor, but this was only meant to signal the in-principle support they had
shown, at the time, for a George de Carteret Award for young people.
This award, which
was launched in September 2015, was proposed by the then Connétable of St Peter
John Refault at an Annual General Meeting of the St Peter's Youth Club.