Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity again to address this Honourable House and the people of this Territory. Today, I want to give an update on the lay-off period and severance pay matters for employers and employees of businesses in these Islands.
The Government of the Virgin Islands, through the Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, Premier’s Office and his International Affairs Secretariat, has just received good news from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
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: Good Governance, Law, The Public Service | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 5 March 2021 - 12:46pm
Mr. Speaker - As this Honourable House is aware, on 19th January, 2021 the former Governor, His Excellency Augustus Jaspert, appointed a Commissioner, Sir Gary Hickinbottom, to hold a Commission of Inquiry, 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.”