Alderney Chamber of Commerce


Current issues:

current pressing issues being addressed by the Chamber of Commerce include:

Alderney Labour Market & Population

Introduction of a General Sales Tax -

The cost of operating a business on the island

TRP (Tax on Real Property) and its effect on Alderney's business community

Declining Visitor Numbers

The need for a regular ferry service to the island

Secure air links and lower airfares

Commercial Electricity Rates

Relaxation of red tape regarding working permits

Proposed closure of airport grass runway (see this page and news bulletin)


More detailed information about the above issues and actions being taken is available to Members whose comments and contributions to such matters are solicited by e-mail circular as soon as they are tabled for discussion.

Please check our News Bulletin on this website for updates

Please email us with your comments or requests.

About Us

Historical Note: A Chamber of Commerce operated in Alderney until June 1940.

The present Chamber was constituted at a public meeting held in the Catholic Hall on Monday 10th April 1961. The Members of the Council elected at this meeting met for the first time on Monday 17th April 1961.

Members of the Council are elected at the Annual General Meeting which in 2013 was held on Wednesday 22 May at 6.00pm at the Georgian House. They meet every second Tuesday evening of the month to discuss a variety of issues and agree on the necessary actions to be taken. As and when appropriate, the Council will call upon the Chamber’s relevant Working Parties to investigate further or to take the necessary action with the full approval of the Council.


Andrew Eggleston, President of the Alderney Chamber of Commerce

The Council for this year comprises:

  • Andrew Eggleston President (8th term)
  • Nigel Lawrence Vice President
  • Ann Davidson - Hon Secretary
  • Pam Pearson - Hon Treasurer
  • Ilona Soane-Sands  Council Member
  • Jenny Bradley Council Member
  • Tony Le Blanc  Council Member
  • Steve Billington Council Member
  • Douglas White Council Member
  • Helen Ackril   Council Member

 

Co-Opted Council Members
  • Liz Hope

Copies of the President’s Report 2012 can be viewed on the News Bulletin page of thi]s website. A synopsis of the monthly Council meeting is also published on the News Bulletin page and e-mailed to our members who will also be invited to submit their comments on any proposed items to be discussed by the Council.

Recent important meetings included a first conference with the Cherbourg Chamber of Commerce (29 Feb 2012). The Alderney delegation was headed by the President of the States of Alderney, Stuart Trought

 

The first Inter-Islands conference of the Channel Islands' Chambers of Commerce was held in Guernsey: 

 left to right:-   David Warr - Jersey President;  Andrew Eggleston - Alderney President;  Julian Winser - Guernsey President;   Bob Parsons - Sark President

For more information please go to the News Bulletin page of this website.

For more information about the Chamber of Commerce Working Parties – click here


Become a member

To join the Alderney Chamber of Commerce, please download the membership form


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Alderney Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 74, Alderney, GY9 3BZ, Channel Islands
Email: info@alderneychamber.com