Guy de Faye

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Guy de Faye
Minister of Transport and Technical Services
In office
Dec 2005 – December 2008
Preceded by None
Succeeded by Constable Michael Jackson
Constituency States Assembly
In office
Dec 2002 – December 2008
Preceded by Philip Ozouf
Succeeded by Mike Higgins and Andrew Green
Constituency Saint Helier district 3&4
Personal details
Born 1955
Saint Helier, Jersey
Political party Independent
Occupation Journalist

Guy de Faye (born 1955) is a former news presenter, and former member of the States of Jersey who was first elected in 2002 as Deputy, and re-elected in 2005.

He was Jersey's first Minister for Transport and Technical Services[1]


Guy de Faye was born in Saint Helier, Jersey[2] in 1955.[3] He was educated at Grouville Primary School, then at Victoria College Preparatory, and at Victoria College.[4] He gained a BA (Hons) degree in law from Kingston University (Surrey). He was a president of Kingston Polytechnic Student Union.[citation needed]

He worked for eight years as a reporter for Channel Television, then worked as States commentator for BBC Radio Jersey, the Jersey Journal before moving to the United Kingdom where he worked for ITN World News CNBC's "Europe Today" and finally as the English language commentator on EuroNews 24 hour.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

Ministerial Elections[edit]

Defeated Senator Leonard Norman for the position of Transport and Technical Services minister in a vote of the States Assembly in Dec 2005.

Senator Elections[edit]

De Faye ran unsuccessfully for Senator in 2002[5] finishing 7th of the candidates, and again in 2005[6] when he received 4,994 votes finishing 12th of the fifteen candidates.

Deputy Elections[edit]

He served as Deputy for Saint Helier number 3 & 4 district,[7] a position he was first elected to in 2002[5] with 1,191 votes polling 4th of seven candidates and he held his seat in the 2005 elections where he polled 836 votes finishing 4th of the seven candidates.[6]

He was defeated in the Jersey general election, 2008, coming 9th of eleven candidates with 359 votes.[8]


  1. ^ States Assembly member listing:Retrieved 31 July 2007
  2. ^ a b Guy de Faye Website information:Retrieved 31 July 2007
  3. ^ Elect Jersey Candidate Information Aged 50 in Oct 2005
  4. ^ Elect Jersey Candidate Information
  5. ^ a b Jersey general election results 2002
  6. ^ a b Jersey general election results 2005
  7. ^ "Parish Municipality membership". Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  8. ^ "St Helier No 3 « This Is Jersey". Retrieved 2012-10-04.