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.”
It is my pleasure to provide a brief report on the British Virgin Islands implementation of the Santiago Commitment.
First, I am pleased to inform you that active cases of COVID-19 in the British Virgin Islands are down to zero as of 18th February 2021. This is the result of robust entry and health protocols and their enforcement by the health authorities and local places of business on our islands. We have now entered the vaccination phase of our health response which is in the early stage of rollout.
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.”
Good morning church. I bring greetings to the leadership, members and friends here at the Upper Room Victory Church. World Cancer Day, this year, was observed on February 4th under the theme 'I Am and I Will.'
The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions advises the public that the office will not accept written requests for ongoing criminal matters to be discontinued from any virtual complainant or witness. If there are concerns about the case, virtual complainants and witnesses should report those to the law enforcement officers in charge of investigating their cases.