Paul Routier

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Paul Francis Routier
Jour d'la Libéthâtion Jèrri 9 d'Mai 2011 006.jpg
(front left, in blue)
Assumed office
November 2008
In office
November 2002 – November 2008
In office
ConstituencySt Helier
Personal details
ResidenceSt Helier, Jersey

Paul Routier, MBE is a member of the States of Jersey since he was elected in 1993, and is an Assistant Minister to the Chief Minister of Jersey since 25 November 2011.[3]

Political career[edit]

Routier was first elected as Deputy for St Helier No. 2 district in the 1993 elections and served for three terms (nine years) before being elected as Senator in 2002. He was re-elected in 2008 in 4th place with 8,775 votes.[4]

He was Jersey's Minister for Employment and Social Security[5] until 11 December 2008, when he was replaced with Deputy Ian Gorst. He was proposed as nominee for Minister for Health by Chief Minister Elect Terry Le Sueur, but lost to Senator James Perchard. After that, he was proposed as nominee for Minister for Education, but lost that election to Deputy James Reed. He was subsequently appointed as Assistant Minister to the Chief Minister, and Assistant Minister on Economic Development.

Voluntary work[edit]

Routier is heavily involved in working to support those with learning difficulties including the charities Jersey Mencap and Les Amis Incorporated.

He is a school governor of De La Salle College, Jersey

Parish municipality[edit]

Paul Routier is Procureur for the Vingtaine de la Ville of St. Helier.


  1. ^ "Senators « This Is Jersey". Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  2. ^ "Routier, Paul « This Is Jersey". Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  3. ^ "Members". Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  4. ^ "Jersey - Inside the States - Election Night Live". BBC. 2008-09-17. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  5. ^ "New income support system starts". BBC News. 28 January 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2010.

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