Statement on Insurance Company Review

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 11:43am

Madame Speaker, immediately following the passage of Hurricane Irma, on September 11 I held a meeting with the Territory’s insurance providers and one with the Territory’s banks at the NEOC, which was at the hospital at that time. In that meeting, insurance companies assured the Government that they are ready to address claims and I was surprised that two companies had already started their claims process during those very uncertain days.   I also received assurances that their re-insurers were prepared to pay out claims. 

Anwsers To Questions Asked By The Third District Representative To Minister For Communications And Works

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 3:14pm

The Member for the Third District to ask the Minister for Communications and Works the following questions:

Answers To Questions Asked By The First District Representative To Minister For Communications And Works

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 3:03pm

The Leader of the Opposition and Member for the First District to ask the Minister for Communications and Works the following question:

Update on Water Distribution Network

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 2:56pm

Madam Speaker, two days after Hurricane Irma struck the British Virgin Islands, the Ministry of Communications and Works engaged its Special Projects Unit to implement emergency protocols for the Water and Sewerage Department. 

Update on Electricity Restoration Efforts

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 2:46pm

Madam Speaker, as I present this Statement on The Restoration of Electricity in the Territory, I must begin by highly commending the team at the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation BVIEC, for their efforts so far, which is nothing short of heroic.

BVI Financial Services

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 4:24pm

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to provide you with an update on financial services in this post Irma period.

The Way Forward for BVI Tourism Post Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 4:16pm

Madam Speaker thanks for the opportunity to make this statement on Tourism.

Recovery Planning Update – Recovering from the Impact of the Unprecedented Trio

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 4:11pm

Madam Speaker, whatever our yardstick, the month of September 2017 will long live in the annals of our history. No person has been untouched by the passages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  We each remember them in our own way and have prepared and responded to the aftermath as best we could.  

Construction Courses At The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 2:13pm

Madame Speaker, as a Territory we have just experienced the most devastating hurricane ever seen in our region. It has negatively impacted our lives but there are positive things that arise from this situation as well. In the words of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, "you never want a serious crisis to go to waste". This crisis provides an opportunity for us to correct some things and we must seize the opportunities. 

Donations To The BVI Education System

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 2:04pm

Madam Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to make a brief statement to this Honourable House and the people of the Virgin Islands as I express our sincere gratitude to those persons who have assisted us or made pledges to assist our schools in one way or another.

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