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March 15th, 2018
'Butchering of the Public Service has already begun'- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the passage of the two Category 5 hurricanes in September of 2017, many residents lost their jobs and many more are still expected to lose employment based on the reforms to the public sector, stipulated in the ‘High-Level Framework for UK support' to the Virgin Islands.

November 8th, 2017
'Political pandering is not necessary’- Hon Fahie to Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “These are serious times and political pandering is not necessary. All that will do is bring short term fame but long-term misery.” These were some of the words by Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in response to the public call by Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) for all legislators to take a 50% pay cut during the recovery phase following the passage of Hurricane Irma.

October 30th, 2017
'Leadership will have to take a pay cut too' - Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It may not make much of a "dent" on Government expenditure but Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) believes if there is any move to cut civil servants pay, Cabinet Ministers should take a pay cut too.

January 14th, 2012
Half Increment Story

Justin Time

After the people of the territory went ahead and did ‘the thing’ in the November 7, 2011 General Elections, is this how the National Democratic Party repays civil servants? By cutting their increments in half? Wow! Why are civil servants paying the price for the financial situation of the entire territory? Disgruntled employees will only make for a poor public service my dear members of Cabinet.


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