Topic: Good Governance | Posted By: smaduro-skelton
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 - 12:09pm
I wanted to update you on the Commission of Inquiry, launched by my predecessor because of increasing concerns about poor governance, and possible corruption, abuse of office or other serious dishonesty within the British Virgin Islands.
The Government took office on February 25, 2019, committed to change and renewal including of governance in the Virgin Islands. It won an overwhelming mandate for that change, gaining the support of 46.6% of the voting electorate compared to the 28.2% of its nearest rival, the outgoing NDP government.
Topic: Good Governance, The Public Service | Posted By: smaduro-skelton
Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 4:38pm
How should public officials and public officers’ conduct themselves while carrying out their responsibilities? How should they ensure there is no conflict of interest? What is the role of the Integrity Commission? What is the disciplinary tribunal?
Topic: Good Governance, The Public Service, Waste Management | Posted By: DSmith
Sunday, 23 May 2021 - 12:13pm
Residents on Anegada are advised that the Public Consultation Meetings on the 7R Waste Management Strategy and the Integrity in Public Life Act, 2021 that were scheduled to take place today, May 23 are postponed due to inclement weather.
The Government of the Virgin Islands has successfully applied to the Commission of Inquiry (COI) for all Ministers, Ministries and devolved government entities, including the Cabinet, to have the status of a participant and to be represented in the whole of the Inquiry by the Attorney General, Honourable Dawn Smith, together with counsel Rt. Honourable Sir Geoffrey Cox QC and members of law-firm Withers.