Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley - Living On Boats

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 1:07pm

Mister Speaker, it has come to my attention that a number of persons who reside or either work and reside in the Territory live on boats throughout the Territory.  

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley - Labour Update

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 12:49pm

Mister Speaker, in our quest to create a labour market that is conducive to economic growth, investment and employment creation and one that will be characterised by improved skills, equity, sound labour relations, and due respect to those who help to create economic opportunities, the Department of Labour and Workforce Development will be embarking on a number of projects this year.

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley - Immigration Update

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - 12:14pm

Mr. Speaker, for the year 2020, as reported before, the Immigration Department is in the process of receiving a new Border Management System. 

House Of Assembly Statement By Honourable Andrew A. Fahie - Cyber Crime Act: Protection of our Radiant Daughters

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 3:34pm

Mister Speaker, I rise on this occasion out of a deep concern for the welfare of our youth, especially our women and young girls, whom we refer to as the Radiant Daughters of our Virgin Islands.

House Of Assembly Statement By Honourable Andrew A. Fahie - New Era of Accountability and Prosperity through Good Governance

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 3:22pm

Mister Speaker, I will now give a statement on the new era of accountability and prosperity through good governance.

House Of Assembly Statement By Honourable Andrew A. Fahie - Update on the Offer of UK Loan Guarantee For BVI Hurricane Recovery

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 3:10pm

Mister Speaker, I would like to provide Honourable Members, and by extension the public, with an update on the work being done by your Virgin Islands Government to access the offer by the UK Government of Guarantees for Loans to facilitate recovery and development work following the devastating hurricanes of 2017.

House Of Assembly Statement By Honourable Andrew A. Fahie - Black History Month: Remembering our Hard Fought Legacy

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 2:55pm

Mister Speaker, I now will make a statement on Black History Month because though it is most recognised in the United States, I am very well aware that we are a people of the African Diaspora.

House Of Assembly Statement By Honourable Andrew A. Fahie - Update on the French Listing of BVI

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 - 2:42pm

Mister Speaker, I would like to make this statement by way of an update on the French listing of BVI on its list of non-cooperative states and territories in tax matters.

Statement By Minister For Health And Social Development - Update On Housing Recovery Assistance Programme

Monday, 24 February 2020 - 1:27pm

Mister Speaker, everyone would be aware that the catastrophic hurricanes of 2017, namely Irma & Maria exacted billions of dollars in damages to public and private infrastructures, buildings and livelihoods -- the effects of which the BVI and other regional Island-Nations are still experiencing. 

Premier Fahie On Coronavirus Virus: BVI Overseas Offices and Employees

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 12:23pm

Mister Speaker, I thank the Honourable Minister for Health and Social Development and his team for keeping the public informed about the status of the virus and how the Territory is mitigating the risks associated with its outbreak.

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