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“Increasing the Territory’s Minimum Wage”

Monday, 4 July 2016 - 8:10am

In October of 2015, Cabinet reviewed and accepted the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Report on the proposed new minimum wage; this report was subsequently tabled at the House of Assembly on 2nd November, 2015. The Attorney General was thereafter requested to draft the legal documentation to formally bring this minimum wage into force which will take effect on 1st October, 2016. 

Premier Smith: The BVI Initial Considerations On Britain’s Decision To Leave The European Union

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 11:32am

Ladies and Gentlemen, as you are keenly aware, the people of the United Kingdom (UK) voted in a referendum on Thursday, June 23 for Britain to leave the European Union (EU) after 43 years of membership. 

Premier Smith On The United Kingdom’s Vote To Leave The European Union

Friday, 24 June 2016 - 2:50pm

Earlier today it was confirmed that the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU) in a referendum held on Thursday 23rd June 2016. 

Governor Duncan: United Kingdom Referendum Results

Friday, 24 June 2016 - 2:45pm

In the BVI as indeed across the world people have been watching the choice that the people of Britain made yesterday.

“Accomodations For Grade 12”

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 4:30pm

Madam Speaker, I wish to present to this Honourable House an update on the plans for the additional year in the education system. 

Premier Smith: "We Sound the Clarion Call that Transformation of Our Public Service Has Begun"

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 4:00pm

It is often said that “success is not a destination, but rather a journey”.

“It is what it says on the tin- public service”

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 3:30pm

As you will hear me say in the video when one is embarking on any project, it is important to keep in mind a key question:

Question And Answers On Water Supply

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 3:15pm

The Leader of the Opposition and Representative of the Third Electoral District to ask the Honourable Minister for Communications and Works the following questions:

The North Shore Integrated Costal And Watershed Stabilisation Project

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 2:45pm

Madam Speaker, at the sitting of this House on 25th January 2016 I introduced the North Shore Integrated Coastal and Watershed Stabilization Project. At that time the Project was just getting started; I am pleased to report that a significant amount of work has been done since that time which I wish to share with the House today.

Strategic Feral Animal Control Management Plan

Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 2:30pm

Madame Speaker, there is a vexing problem facing the Territory with respect to the feral (wild and uncultured) animal population. Through the Department of Agriculture and the Ministry I have received numerous complaints from farmers and homeowners alike of the damage these animals cause. While the Department of Agriculture has always been engaged in efforts to reduce the numbers in the stray animal population, efforts are being ratcheted up to alleviate this problem through the implementation of a Strategic Feral Animal Control Management Plan.  This plan provides the framework that involves actions to minimize the negative economic and environmental impacts. It also takes into consideration public health issues that can be caused by wild untamed diseased animals.