Topic: House of Assembly, Water and Sewerage | Posted By: DSmith
Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 5:29pm
Mister Speaker, I’ve been made aware of an island-wide water interruption on the island of Anegada. Mister Speaker this is due to a transformer that is no longer working. I can assure you that the teams of the Water and Sewerage Department, they are working alongside with the BVI Electricity Corporation to rectify this matter, in the most expeditious manner possible.
Topic: Farmers and Fisherfolks, House of Assembly, Novel Coronavirus | Posted By: DSmith
Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 5:10pm
You would recall that shortly after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic in March 2020, we in the BVI were presented with a grim projection – based on the scientific data - that unless decisive preventative steps were taken, the Territory was looking at getting 3,700 coronavirus cases in our small population.
Topic: Constitutional Affairs, Good Governance, House of Assembly | Posted By: smaduro-skelton
Monday, 26 April 2021 - 3:55pm
People of the Virgin Islands, I am making this statement in my capacity as Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands and Head of the Legislative branch in reference to the continued delay and refusal of the Office of the Governor and the Secretary of State, the Right Honourable Dominic Raab’s refusal to assent to the following bills, which were duly passed in the House of Assembly:
Topic: Good Governance, House of Assembly, Law | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 5 March 2021 - 12:48pm
Mr. Speaker, I rise to second this motion. Mr. Speaker, it is a very important one that the Attorney General has brought forward. This Government in its wisdom has brought to the table, as one of the actions that we as a Government would like to move forward with, in the spirit of cooperation and transparency.
Topic: Cabinet, Good Governance, House of Assembly | Posted By: DSmith
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - 7:23pm
On January 19, 2021 the former Governor, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert, appointed Sir Gary Hickinbottom, to hold a Commission of Inquiry (COI), to inquire into whether corruption, abuse of office or other serious dishonesty in relation to officials, whether statutory, elected or public, “… may have taken place in recent years.”