Lyndon Farnham

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Lyndon John Farnham
Lyndon Farnham 2017.jpg
Senator Farnham in 2017
Deputy Chief Minister
Chief MinisterJohn Le Fondré
Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant GovernorStephen Dalton
Senator
Assumed office
2011
ConstituencyJersey
Majority11,095
Deputy for
St Saviour No. 2
In office
1999–2005
MajorityUnopposed[1]
Personal details
BornJersey[2]
Residence(s)Saint Ouen, Jersey
OccupationCompany director[3]
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Lyndon John Farnham is a Jersey politician who is the Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture. He used to be a Deputy for St Saviour, and is now a Senator.[4] He is a businessman and a company director.

Political career[edit]

He was first elected to the States in 1999 as one of the Deputies for St Saviour's No. 2 District. He was re-elected in 2002 and stood down in 2005.

He returned to the States' chamber in 2011, this time as a Senator, being sworn to office on 14 November that same year.[5]

He was re-elected in October 2014 and 2018.

He is Jersey's Deputy Chief Minister and its Minister for Economic Development.

Electoral reform[edit]

Farnham led the campaign to retain the office of Senator, supporting Option C in the Jersey electoral reform referendum held on 24 April 2013.[6]

Business career[edit]

He is a company director and a past president of the Jersey Hospitality Association,[7] and a former chairman of the Jersey Battle of Flowers Association.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jersey Features – Deputies 2002". BBC. 3 November 2002. Retrieved 12 October 2012.
  2. ^ "About Me". Lyndonfarnham.je. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Group | Hotels in Jersey – The Royal Yacht Luxury Hotel, Spa & Restaurants". Theroyalyacht.com. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Members". statesassembly.gov.je. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Members". statesassembly.gov.je. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Jersey referendum taxpayers' money request". BBC. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Tourism focus on outdoor pursuits and fair weather " This Is Jersey". Thisisjersey.com. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  8. ^ http://www.statesassembly.gov.je/AssemblyDeclarationsOfInterest/Farnham%20L.J.pdf[permanent dead link]

External links[edit]