Members

Mike Higgins

Deputy, St. Helier No. 3

5 Ventnor Villa
St Aubin's Road
St. Helier
Jersey
JE2 3SD

Record of service to the States

  • elected as Deputy of St. Helier No. 3 and sworn into office on 8th December 2008
  • re-elected as Deputy of St. Helier No. 3 in 2011 and 2014

Committee / panel membership

Children, Education & Home Affairs Panel
Brexit Review Panel
Care of Children in Jersey Review Panel
Government Plan Efficiencies Review Panel
Safer Travel Guidelines Review Panel

Statements

Questions

Voting record

Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
10/12/2019
Reference:
P.112/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
10/12/2019
Reference:
P.112/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
10/12/2019
Reference:
P.117/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(21)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(8)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(2)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.109/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.109/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(16)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
29/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(9)(Re-issue)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
28/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(23)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
28/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(3)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
28/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(19)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(17)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(20)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(5)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(6)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(7)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(18)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(4)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(10)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(10)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(13)
Vote:
Out of the island
Date:
12/11/2019
Reference:
P.101/2019
Vote:
Out of the island
Date:
12/11/2019
Reference:
P.105/2019
Vote:
En défaut
Date:
24/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
24/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
23/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
23/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
23/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019(Amd)(2)(Re-issue)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
08/10/2019
Reference:
P.83/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
08/10/2019
Reference:
P.90/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
24/09/2019
Reference:
P.84/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
24/09/2019
Reference:
P.85/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
24/09/2019
Reference:
P.89/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.67/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.66/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.66/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.73/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.72/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.77/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.78/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
16/07/2019
Reference:
P.58/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
16/07/2019
Reference:
P.58/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.47/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.53/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.53/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.53/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019(Amd)(5)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.50/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.122/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.122/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.122/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.42/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.45/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
02/05/2019
Reference:
P.29/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.23/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.23/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.23/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.25/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.32/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.26/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
30/04/2019
Reference:
P.18/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
30/04/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
30/04/2019
Reference:
P.21/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/03/2019
Reference:
P.20/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/03/2019
Reference:
P.22/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/03/2019
Reference:
P.24/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
12/02/2019
Reference:
P.143/2018(Amd)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
12/02/2019
Reference:
P.143/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
12/02/2019
Reference:
P.3/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.131/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.131/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.134/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.134/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.146/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.138/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.140/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.142/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.144/2018

STATEMENT OF INTERESTS

1. Employment, offices, directorships and partnerships

Give the name and address of any person, company, trust, professional association, union, political party or other organization from whom you receive any remuneration or benefit by virtue of being –
(a) employed;
(b) the holder of any office;
(c) a director of any company; or
(d) a partner in a partnership or firm.

Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

Answer

Director of Jersey International Air display a.r.l. a not for profit company whose objectivies are to support British Military Charities and tourism in Jersey.  I am not remunerated as a director.



2. Self-employment etc.

Give details of any consultancy, trade, profession, vocation or other work for which you receive any payment or benefit and which does not fall within section 1.

In addition you must give the name and address of a person from whom you receive any payment or benefit in return for the above work if the payment or benefit received from that person forms a significant portion of your total income, or a significant portion of your total income from that particular work.

Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

Answer

Paid under a contract of service by Jersey International Air Display a.r.l. to organise the Jersey International Air Display.



3. Shareholdings

Give the name and address of any company in which you, or your spouse or cohabitee, or both of you, whether jointly or separately, own shares exceeding –
(a) 1% or more of the issued share capital of the company; or
(b) £ 25,000 in value.

Provide a brief description of the business or purpose of the company.

Answer

Shareholder in Jersey International Air Display a.r.l. a not for profit company.  No dividends have or are paid to the directors of this company.



4. Sponsorship

Give the name and address of any person who provides you with sponsorship for the purpose of enabling you to carry out your duties as an elected member. Provide a brief description of the sponsorship.

Answer

None



5. Gifts, Hospitality and other benefits

List the name and address of any person who gives you, or your spouse or cohabitee, any gift, hospitality or other benefit which has a monetary value greater than 1% of the current remuneration figure for elected members (disregarding any expense allowances) if the giving of the gift, hospitality or benefit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

Provide a brief description of the gift, hospitality or other benefit given.

Answer

None



6. Overseas Visits

List the name and address of any person who pays all or part of the costs of a visit made outside Jersey by you or your spouse or cohabitee if the visit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

Answer

None


7. Land

List details of any land (except the principal place of residence of you or of your spouse or cohabitee) which is wholly owned, or jointly owned with another person –
(a) by or on behalf of you or your spouse or cohabitee; or
(b) by or on behalf of you and your spouse or cohabitee jointly.

List also details of any land from which you or your spouse or cohabitee derives an income.

You must describe the land in sufficient detail to enable it to be identified.

Answer

Co-owner of two pieces of land in the United Kindom.  One is agricultural land and the other has a workshop built on it used by my brother.  I receive no income from either piece of land.



8. Miscellaneous

List details of any other interest or benefit which you or your spouse or cohabitee receive which, although not required to be registered under any of the previous sections, you believe might reasonably be thought by other persons to influence your actions as an elected member.

You may also use this section to record any interests or other matters that are not required to be registered but which in your opinion should be disclosed to the public.

Answer

None

Biography

Record of service to the States

  • elected as Deputy of St. Helier No. 3 and sworn into office on 8th December 2008
  • re-elected as Deputy of St. Helier No. 3 in 2011 and 2014

Committee / panel membership

Children, Education & Home Affairs Panel
Brexit Review Panel
Care of Children in Jersey Review Panel
Government Plan Efficiencies Review Panel
Safer Travel Guidelines Review Panel

Questions

Statements

Votes

Voting record

Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
10/12/2019
Reference:
P.112/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
10/12/2019
Reference:
P.112/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
10/12/2019
Reference:
P.117/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(21)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(8)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(2)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.109/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/12/2019
Reference:
P.109/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(16)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
29/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(9)(Re-issue)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
28/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(23)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
28/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(3)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
28/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(19)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(17)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(20)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(5)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(6)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(7)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(18)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(4)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(10)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(10)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
26/11/2019
Reference:
P.71/2019(Amd)(13)
Vote:
Out of the island
Date:
12/11/2019
Reference:
P.101/2019
Vote:
Out of the island
Date:
12/11/2019
Reference:
P.105/2019
Vote:
En défaut
Date:
24/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
24/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
23/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
23/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
23/10/2019
Reference:
P.100/2019(Amd)(2)(Re-issue)
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
08/10/2019
Reference:
P.83/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
08/10/2019
Reference:
P.90/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
24/09/2019
Reference:
P.84/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
24/09/2019
Reference:
P.85/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
24/09/2019
Reference:
P.89/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.67/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.66/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.66/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.73/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.72/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.77/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
10/09/2019
Reference:
P.78/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
16/07/2019
Reference:
P.58/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
16/07/2019
Reference:
P.58/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.47/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.53/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.53/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
02/07/2019
Reference:
P.53/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
19/06/2019
Reference:
P.52/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019(Amd)(5)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
04/06/2019
Reference:
P.50/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.122/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.122/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.122/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.42/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
21/05/2019
Reference:
P.45/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
02/05/2019
Reference:
P.29/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.23/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.23/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.23/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.25/2019
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.32/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
01/05/2019
Reference:
P.26/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
30/04/2019
Reference:
P.18/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
30/04/2019
Reference:
P.28/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
30/04/2019
Reference:
P.21/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/03/2019
Reference:
P.20/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/03/2019
Reference:
P.22/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
27/03/2019
Reference:
P.24/2019
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
12/02/2019
Reference:
P.143/2018(Amd)
Vote:
Against (Contre)
Date:
12/02/2019
Reference:
P.143/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
12/02/2019
Reference:
P.3/2019
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.131/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.131/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.134/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.134/2018
Vote:
For (Pour)
Date:
29/01/2019
Reference:
P.146/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.138/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.140/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.142/2018
Vote:
Not present for vote
Date:
15/01/2019
Reference:
P.144/2018

Declaration of interests

STATEMENT OF INTERESTS

1. Employment, offices, directorships and partnerships

Give the name and address of any person, company, trust, professional association, union, political party or other organization from whom you receive any remuneration or benefit by virtue of being –
(a) employed;
(b) the holder of any office;
(c) a director of any company; or
(d) a partner in a partnership or firm.

Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

Answer

Director of Jersey International Air display a.r.l. a not for profit company whose objectivies are to support British Military Charities and tourism in Jersey.  I am not remunerated as a director.



2. Self-employment etc.

Give details of any consultancy, trade, profession, vocation or other work for which you receive any payment or benefit and which does not fall within section 1.

In addition you must give the name and address of a person from whom you receive any payment or benefit in return for the above work if the payment or benefit received from that person forms a significant portion of your total income, or a significant portion of your total income from that particular work.

Provide a brief description of the business or work in each case.

Answer

Paid under a contract of service by Jersey International Air Display a.r.l. to organise the Jersey International Air Display.



3. Shareholdings

Give the name and address of any company in which you, or your spouse or cohabitee, or both of you, whether jointly or separately, own shares exceeding –
(a) 1% or more of the issued share capital of the company; or
(b) £ 25,000 in value.

Provide a brief description of the business or purpose of the company.

Answer

Shareholder in Jersey International Air Display a.r.l. a not for profit company.  No dividends have or are paid to the directors of this company.



4. Sponsorship

Give the name and address of any person who provides you with sponsorship for the purpose of enabling you to carry out your duties as an elected member. Provide a brief description of the sponsorship.

Answer

None



5. Gifts, Hospitality and other benefits

List the name and address of any person who gives you, or your spouse or cohabitee, any gift, hospitality or other benefit which has a monetary value greater than 1% of the current remuneration figure for elected members (disregarding any expense allowances) if the giving of the gift, hospitality or benefit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

Provide a brief description of the gift, hospitality or other benefit given.

Answer

None



6. Overseas Visits

List the name and address of any person who pays all or part of the costs of a visit made outside Jersey by you or your spouse or cohabitee if the visit is, in any way, related to your membership of the States.

Answer

None


7. Land

List details of any land (except the principal place of residence of you or of your spouse or cohabitee) which is wholly owned, or jointly owned with another person –
(a) by or on behalf of you or your spouse or cohabitee; or
(b) by or on behalf of you and your spouse or cohabitee jointly.

List also details of any land from which you or your spouse or cohabitee derives an income.

You must describe the land in sufficient detail to enable it to be identified.

Answer

Co-owner of two pieces of land in the United Kindom.  One is agricultural land and the other has a workshop built on it used by my brother.  I receive no income from either piece of land.



8. Miscellaneous

List details of any other interest or benefit which you or your spouse or cohabitee receive which, although not required to be registered under any of the previous sections, you believe might reasonably be thought by other persons to influence your actions as an elected member.

You may also use this section to record any interests or other matters that are not required to be registered but which in your opinion should be disclosed to the public.

Answer

None

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