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Guernsey and Alderney 2011 Public Holiday For Royal Wedding

Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port)
Posted: Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Most recent follow-up news item: November 27, 2017

The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has officially declared a one-off public holiday on Friday, April 29, 2011, on the day of the upcoming Royal Wedding.

The decision was approved by the other the other Channel Islands of Alderney and Sark.

At the end of last year (2010-12-02), Guernsey Commerce and Employment Minister, Carla McNulty Bauer, had announced that her department would recommend to the States of Jersey that it declare a one-off public holiday on account of the 2011 UK royal wedding.

Currently, the UK (2010-11-23), Scotland (2010-11-24), the Cayman Islands (2010-12-21), the Isle of Man (2011-01-10), Gibraltar (2011-01-06), and Jersey (2011-01-20), have officially announced that Friday, April 29, 2011, would be a one-off public holiday.

Meanwhile, the Falkland Islands (2010-12-04) and the Turks and Caicos (2010-12-21), have indicated that they are currently considering declaring Friday, April 29, 2011, as a one-off public holiday, but have, as of yet, not made any official announcement.

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