Speech by Ms. Charity Rymer at UK Youth Parliament

Friday, 4 November 2022 - 3:00pm

Mr. Speaker, I am here today to speak about the issue most affecting the youth of my Territory.

Registration For Public Assistance Programme Begins Today

Monday, 18 July 2022 - 4:44pm

Today marks the beginning of the Social Development Department’s registration process for persons transitioning from the House of Assembly Grants to the Public Assistance Programme. 

Statement By The Honourable Vincent Wheatley on Demitting Office

Thursday, 5 May 2022 - 5:06pm

In the past few days there has been a cascade of uneasy events that have rocked the Virgin Islands and its people. Nonetheless, we must remain resilient and steadfast on our journey. As an elected official, I stand on the principle of country above self, and as such, I have agreed with the decision to cede my post of Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration to facilitate the continuance of Government. This procedure will be completed once all the legal requirements are followed, and as such, the Constitution of the Virgin Islands would remain intact. 

SPEECH FROM THE THRONE 2022

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 - 2:55pm

Good morning Mister Speaker, Members of the House of Assembly, and everyone viewing online and listening via radio.

As Governor of these Virgin Islands, I am grateful to be here today to carry out my constitutional responsibilities on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second in delivering the Speech from the Throne.

House Of Assembly Ensuring A Smooth Budget Process

Friday, 19 November 2021 - 5:04pm

The House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands is ensuring a smooth process for the passing of the Territory’s 2022 budget.

2022 Budget Address

Friday, 12 November 2021 - 12:59pm

It is important that I begin this Budget Address from the words of Abba, our Father as found in Luke 12:8, “And I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man also will acknowledge before the angels of God.”

Statement by Premier Fahie - Appointment Of Members Of The Recovery And Development Agency

Friday, 30 April 2021 - 1:26pm

Mister Speaker, I wish to speak now on the appointment of members of the Recovery and Development Agency.

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie: Your Government Working For You In 2021

Wednesday, 10 March 2021 - 6:14pm

Thank you, Mr. Speaker, for allowing me the opportunity to address this Honourable House.

Mr. Speaker, on 25 February, 2019, the people of the Virgin Islands went to the polls in peaceful, free and fair elections and elected a new Government.

Virgin Islands Youth Parliament Now Has Its Full Slate Of Members

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 - 5:26pm

The Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) now has its full cohort of members following the administering of the Oath of Affirmation to three youth parliamentarians who were absent at the official launch in October.

Honourable Premier To Present Budget Address On Thursday

Tuesday, 10 November 2020 - 2:58pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie will present the Government’s annual Financial Statement, or Budget Address on Thursday, November 12 under the theme: INNOVATION: Building a stable, diverse, competitive economy with strong industries and partnerships for regional and international trade, by building and harnessing the creative capacity of our human capital.  

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