David Inglis

David Inglis

  1. NAME OF CANDIDATE
    David Inglis

  2. AGE
    65

  3. PARISH WHERE RESIDENT AT PRESENT
    Torteval

  4. OCCUPATION
    Retired

  5. EMAIL ADDRESS
    dai@cwgsy.net

  6. MANIFESTO WEBSITE
    http://www.davidinglis.gg

  7. Have you previously been a member of the States and, if so, between which dates?
    Member for Western Parishes 2012 – 2016
  8. Have you ever served on any States’ committees and, if so, which ones and when?
    Yes Health & Social Services Department (HSSD) Culture & Leisure Social Security

  9. Have you ever served as a parish constable, douzenier or procureur of the poor and, if so, between which dates and which parish?
    I served the Torteval Douzaine from January 2003 to November 2017, holding various parochial positions including Procurer, Constable and Douzenier.

  10. What education, training, qualifications (whether professional or vocational) and experience do you have which would be advantageous in being one of the 38 Deputies representing the people of Guernsey?
    General Education including CSE’s GCE’s O and A Level

  11. What is your present occupation and what other positions have you held in the past ten years either as employee or employer (in the case of present or former States’ members please include outside work done (if any) whilst serving as a member)?
    Founder of a business, Company Director in specialist Commercial fit out projects.

  12. Do you intend to carry on working besides fulfilling your duties as a States’ member if elected?
    No other than voluntary work for Age Concern Guernsey LBG

  13. Indicate how your qualifications and experience of life generally will bring value to the work of the States in the discharge of all its many functions, governmental, legislative and administrative. Indicate, if you wish, two particular committees where you feel you can make a contribution and which skills and attributes you have which would fit you for such roles.
    Islanders deserve a sustainable future, that benefits everyone’s lifestyle. Respect for the past will enable me to work together to deliver that future for our community, providing solutions that are better for everyone. My strengths are the experience to look at the information we have and ability to understand and balance the options. I have the skills needed to work towards solutions that will provide benefits for the whole community.

  14. Give details of any team or project activity in which you have engaged within the last five years where you feel you have contributed to benefitting your employment or community: (a) in your work (b) in your voluntary charitable, sporting or social life.
    I am currently involved in the Guernsey community through my role as Age Concern Guernsey LBG chairperson supporting every aspect of the charity’s wide-reaching activity.

  15. What is the first thing (if any) you would like to change in the present practices or procedures (not the policies) of the States of Deliberation?
    Ensure electronic voting is put in place

  16. What do you regard as the prime attribute or special skill you have to serve the island as a deputy?
    I will provide courage to make decisions as we go along and confidence to deliver solutions so that options have the right time to grow and develop. I will work independently to express the people’s views fairly and honestly and then support States’ decisions with prompt action.

  17. Given that matters can rarely be decided unanimously, are you able to respect the majority decision of a team or committee of which you are a member after respectful and informed debate?
    Yes we move on !

  18. Any other comments you wish to add:
    Guernsey Together, we can achieve so much – working with the community, as a community.