But he and the Battle’s executive council agreed last night that an immediate inquiry would be held into the use of extra taxpayers’ money given to the association this year.
And until the results of that are known, Senator Ozouf said that it was premature to talk about resignations or sackings.
‘I want to know the facts.
It is not appropriate to have a witch-hunt.
The time for those issues to be considered is the association’s annual meeting in November.
For now, I want to know the facts and I want to understand what happened,’ he said.
Either the association’s own auditors, Alex Picot & Son, or the States internal auditors will be asked to carry out a review of how taxpayers’ money was used, in particular the spending of £22,000 on celebrities Jodie Marsh and Andy Abraham and the mis-selling of tickets which left the VIP stand two-thirds empty.