UK Parliament Celebrates Virgin Islands Day

Tuesday, 6 July 2021 - 4:48pm

On Monday, 5th July the Virgin Islands flag flew at the main entrance to the UK Parliament to commemorate Virgin Islands Day.

House Of Assembly Members Receive Virtual Training

Monday, 28 June 2021 - 4:45pm

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association United Kingdom (CPA UK) delivered a series of virtual training sessions for Members of the House of Assembly.

Proposal For Group Health Insurance For House Of Assembly

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 11:14am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking the services of a suitable locally based insurance company to provide insurance for the House of Assembly. 

Statement By Honourable Kye Rymer On Water Interruption

Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 5:29pm

Mister Speaker, I’ve been made aware of an island-wide water interruption on the island of Anegada.  Mister Speaker this is due to a transformer that is no longer working.  I can assure you that the teams of the Water and Sewerage Department, they are working alongside with the BVI Electricity Corporation to rectify this matter, in the most expeditious manner possible.

Statement By Premier Fahie - Update Of Aspects Of The COVID-19 Stimulus

Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 5:10pm

You would recall that shortly after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic in March 2020, we in the BVI were presented with a grim projection – based on the scientific data - that unless decisive preventative steps were taken, the Territory was looking at getting 3,700 coronavirus cases in our small population.

Statement By Honourable Andrew A. Fahie - Compensation Review For Public Service / House Of Assembly Members

Friday, 30 April 2021 - 2:25pm

Mister Speaker, I wish to speak about the decision by this Government to start the process of reviewing the salaries of public officers.

Statement By Speaker of The House Of Assembly Honourable Julian Willock on Refusal by Governors and The UK Secretary of State to Assent to Bills Passed by The House Of Assembly of The Virgin Islands

Monday, 26 April 2021 - 3:55pm

People of the Virgin Islands, I am making this statement in my capacity as Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands and Head of the Legislative branch in reference to the continued delay and refusal of the Office of the Governor and the Secretary of State, the Right Honourable Dominic Raab’s refusal to assent to the following bills, which were duly passed in the House of Assembly:

  1. Drugs (Prevention of Misuse) (Amendment) Act; and
  2. Disaster Management Act, 2021

Contribution By Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie During The Register Of Interest (Amendment) Act

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.

Statement from Government of the Virgin Islands on the Amendment to the Register of Interests Act, 2006

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.”

Government Seeks New Registrar Of Interests

Thursday, 18 February 2021 - 4:36pm

The deadline has been extended to March 3, 2021, for applications to the post of Registrar of Interests.

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