E.g., 11 Dec 2017
E.g., 11 Dec 2017

Statement by the Deputy Premier On The United Nations Ocean Conference

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 12:41pm

Madam Speaker, I would like to update this honourable House on my attendance and participation at the recent United Nations Ocean Conference, which took place at UN Headquarters in New York between 5th and 9th June.

Premier Smith: "I thank all public officers for what you do to make a difference."

Tuesday, 6 June 2017 - 3:49pm

Good morning Public Officers:

It is my pleasure to be here among you, as you celebrate another Public Service Week. 

Statement By Premier - “Safety First For Poker Run 2017”

Friday, 26 May 2017 - 11:59am

My fellow Virgin Islanders and residents of the BVI, we are about to celebrate Poker Run 2017, another exciting event on the BVI’s tourism calendar.

Minister Vanterpool: Pledge To Serve The Public, Without Favouritism

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 - 4:13pm

Ladies and Gentlemen, today, we gather here to celebrate the achievements of a number of individuals in our community, as they take their desire to serve, to another level.

Answers To Questions Asked About Infrastructure Projects To Minister For Communications And Works

Monday, 15 May 2017 - 11:16am

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

Minister Vanterpool - Update On BVI Electricity Corporation’s Phase V Completion And Renaming Of The Pockwood Pond Power Station

Monday, 15 May 2017 - 10:37am

Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to report to this Honourable House today that the Government of the Virgin Islands has completed a major upgrade to the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation.

Honourable Skelton: "Let our nurses know how much we appreciate them"

Monday, 8 May 2017 - 4:37pm

This year's Nurses Week theme, "Nurses: The Balance of Mind, Body and Spirit" seeks to focus on, and address the health and wellbeing of our nurses. In my role as Minister for Health and Social Development, I have received many reports of the great works our nurses are doing at our new Peebles Hospital; and how well they have transitioned to the new facilities and adapted to the new technologies. Members of the community inform me almost regularly of the continuous improvement of nursing care in our health care system. And of course, my personal health care needs have given me first-hand experience and knowledge of the compassion, dedication, commitment, resilience, and professionalism of our nurses. 

Full Support Behind Road Town Hydrology Study

Friday, 5 May 2017 - 1:19pm

On behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands, I welcome you here today, as we launch this Hydrology Study, to assess the Territory’s vulnerability to the risks associated with flooding.

Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton - ‘Recognising The Voice Of Our Elders’

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 3:31pm

My fellow residents of the Virgin Islands, I am your Minister for Health and Social Development, Ronnie W. Skelton. I begin this month-long celebration of our seniors with a tremendous sense of satisfaction. I can remember a time in the Virgin Islands when our seniors mostly just looked forward to retirement. Retirement meant that as a senior your contribution to our community slowed down considerably. Yes, you continued with your church and other social activities, you had more time to spend with your grandchildren and the demand for your babysitting services increased. However you were made to feel that the vast amount of knowledge you acquired through many years of experience was no longer needed. As an approaching senior, I am proud to say that this seems to have changed.

Premier Smith -Buy BVI Trade Expo Is BVI’s Entrepreneurial Spirit On Display

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 12:38pm

We are here for yet another Buy BVI Trade Expo, and yet I feel that every year the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association has managed to put together an amazing programme.

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