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John Kay Mouat - Official Statement from Sir Norman Browse, The President of the States of Alderney

The States and the people of Alderney are deeply saddened by the news that Mr Jon Kay-Mouat died this morning following a long debilitating illness and extend their sincere condolences to his family.

Mr Kay-Mouat served for 5 years as an Alderney States Member before going on to serve as President of the island for an astounding 24 years. The work that he carried out on behalf of the States of Alderney was invaluable and his contributions enormous.

Not only did Jon serve the island as President but he also served the community both as an Advocate, Notary Public and Chairman of Alderney Shipping.

His loss will be felt throughout the island.

Jon Kay-Mouat was first elected to the States in May 1970 and served as a States Member until December 1975.

In December 1975 he was elected as President until 1978 when he was re-elected (as President) as follows:

1978 - 1981
1981 - 1984
1984 - 1987
1987 - 1990
1990 - 1993 (1993 - 1996 George Baron was President)

Jon Kay-Mouat was re-elected as President from 1996 -2000 and 2000 until 2002 when he resigned and Sir Norman took the post.

In summary Mr Kay-Mouat served for 5 years as a States Member. For 18 years as President followed by a further 6 years, which totals 24 years as President.