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President's Office

The current President is Mr W Stuart Trought

Stuart Trought was elected as President at the June 2011 by-election when Sir Norman Browse stepped down.  He also fulfilled a second term of office from 1.1.2013-31.12.2016 . From 1 January 2017 he will be serving his third term of office for a four year term ending on 31st December 2020 (see downloadable Notice).

Stuart followed a marine career from 1967 until 1985, rising to master and superintendant.  Since 1985 he has worked in business internationally, holding a number of director's and chairman's positions with various companies.

Stuart is a member of The Honorable Company of Master Mariners, and The Nautical Institute.

The President's secretary is Gill Trousdale, to organise an appointment please email president.secretary@gov.gg

The President's Office is responsible for the following:-

  • Production and issue of the Billet D'Etat, Deliberations and Hansard Reports
  • Dealing with Members of the Public and other Government offices
  • Official Flag Flying (see Flag Flying Policy attachment)
  • Organising civic and social events including Vin d'Honneurs and visits by dignitaries
  • Honours and Awards (see procedure below)

Stuart also holds the following positions:-

  • Chairman of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)
  • Trustee and Chairman of The Alderney Maritime Trust (AMT)
  • Trustee of the ME Cheape Charitable Trust
  • Trustee of St Anne's Trust
  • Trustee of the Mary Roylance Mignot Memorial Hospital Trust
  • Trustee of Interest on Investments Fund
  • Patron of the Alderney Cancer Relief Trust
  • Patron of the Royal Channel Island Yacht Club
  • Chairman of the Alderney branch of RNLI
  • Guardian of the Alderney Foundation

Stuart is a Freeman of the City of London, a member of The Honourable Company of Master Mariners and the Nautical Institute, and also a Guest Lecturer at Gresham College.

 

The procedure for nominations for UK National Honours:-

Nominations should be forwarded to the President's office in Alderney in the first instance. The President will forward the nomination with his support to the Lt Governor in Guernsey, who in turn will forward it to the Cabinet Office with his support. Nominations made in this way are more likely to proceed in a timely manner.

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Written Questions for Hustings Questions received in advance of Hustings on Wed 16 Nov 2016 Presidential Election Results 2016 States of Alderney Letter from French Ambassador Aug 2016 Letter from French Ambassador Sylvie Bermann regarding terrorist attacks George Baron Tribute Letter July 2016 George Baron Tribute Letter July 2016 Bailiwick Council Meeting in Alderney Photographs from Bailiwick Council Meeting in Alderney on Friday 3rd June 2016 Letter from Prime Minister of Belgium Letter to the President from Prime Minister of Belgium regarding the terrorist attacks in March 2016 Declaration of Interests 2016 - Stuart Trought Declaration of Interests 2016 - Stuart Trought Letter from the President Jan 2016 Letter from the President to the Alderney Press for their 200th issue in January 2016 Letter French Ambassador Letter to Her Excellency Sylvie Bermann, November 2015 letter French consul in Guernsey letter to Odile Blanchette, November 2015 Death of Lt Governor of Guernsey Death of Air Marshal Peter Walker, Lt Governor of the Bailiwick of Guernsey Thank you letter re Alderney Week 2015 Thank-you Letter from the Pesident followng Alderney Week 2015 Glasgow Lord Provost Letter June 2015 letter from the Lord Provost of Glasgow concerning the anniversary of the evacuation of the island Ambassade de France letter jan 2015 Letter from Sylvie Bermann, Ambassador of France Declaration of Interests 2015 - Stuart Trought Declaration of Interests 2015 - Stuart Trought French General Consul visit to Alderney Sept 2014 French General Consul visit to Alderney Twinning September 2014 Alderney and Beaumont-Hague Twinning event held in Alderney 13 & 14 September 2014 Launch of Alderney Tapestry in Bayeux July 2014 Launch of Alderney Tapestry in Bayeux July 2014 President attends D-Day Commemorations June 2014 President attends D-Day Commemorations in Lower Normandy 6-8 June 2014 Hammond Memorial photograph June 2014 Hammond Memorial photograph Visit to Alderney of Lord Faulks June 2014 Visit to Alderney in June 2014 of Lord Faulks, Minister of State, MOJ RAF Odiham - Letter to President May 2014 Captain R C Maddison RAF Odiham Thetis Conference Cherbourg April 2014 Thetis Conference Cherbourg April 2014 Gresham College Lecture March 2014 Gresham Collect Lecture March 2014 Presidents Newsletter March 2014 Presidents Newsletter March 2014 Visit to Alderney of Mark Boleat March 2014 Visit to Alderney in March 2014 of Mark Boleat, Chairman of Policy, City of London Corporation Visit of Leo Johnson to Alderney Feb 2014 Visit to Alderney in February 2014 of Leo Johnson, recognised expert in sustainable communities and future proofing Visit to Alderney of Dignitaries from Basse Normandie May 2013 Visit to Alderney in May 2013 of Dignitaries from Basse Normandie Alderney tapestry Launch April 2013 Alderney Tapestry Launch in Alderney in April 2013 Thetis Conference Brest April 2013 Thetis Conference Brest April 2013 Royal visit to Alderney July 2012 Visit to Alderney in July 2012 of TRH Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall Visit to Alderney of Lord Mc Nally, MOJ June 2012 Visit to Alderney of Lord Mc Nally, Minister of State, MOJ in June 2012 Charles Hendry visit to Alderney April 2012 Charles Hendry, Minister of States for the department of Energy and Climate Change visited Alderney along with Malcolm Wicks, MP & Privy Councillor Chamber of Commerce Visit to France Feb 2012 Chamber of Commerce Visit to France Feb 2012 Chamber of Commerce visit to Cherbourg 2012 article 1 Chamber of Commerce visit to Cherbourg article 1 Chamber of Commerce visit to Cherbourg 2012 article 2 Chamber of Commerce visit to Cherbourg 2012 article 2 Visit to Alderney of CPA Chairman Feb 2012 Visit to Alderney of Sir Alan Haselhurst, Chairman, CPA UK, in Feb 2012 Visit to St Lo Oct 2011 Visit to St Lo Oct 2011 President's Letter October 2012 Letter from the President October 2012 Presidential Election Results 2012 States of Alderney Stuart Trought biography Stuart Trought biography States of Alderney Flag Flying Policy States of Alderney Flag Flying Policy