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November 10th, 2017
No Consumer Protection Bill! Opposition questions NDP being AWOL after Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The long-awaited Consumer Protection Bill will not be on the Order Paper come Monday November 13, 2017 at the Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly.

November 7th, 2017
House of Assembly to meet November 13, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands House of Assembly will meet again on Monday November 13, 2017 in its Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA).

July 24th, 2017
Opposition Leader to move No Confidence Motion against Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We must take a step against saving our finances,” Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has said in relation to a planned Motion of No Confidence against Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

April 23rd, 2017
Limit 2nd & 3rd readings of bills the same day- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The man who has taken an oath to put the Government’s feet to the fire, to uphold the democratic process and good governance, has made several calls for improvements to the way things are being done in the House of Assembly (HoA).

April 10th, 2017
More questions for Premier Smith on controversial BVI Airways bailout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first advised the public two weeks ago that the House of Assembly will be meeting on April 18, 2017.

April 2nd, 2017
House of Assembly to meet April 18, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday April 18, 2017 for its Sixth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly.

March 9th, 2017
Hon Fahie wants answers on Hon Walwyn’s $1M wall

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The spending of over $1 Million on a small wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School a few months before the 2015 snap election continues to haunt the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

March 3rd, 2017
HoA to meet again March 9, 2017; Order Paper unknown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) or Parliament will meet again on Thursday March 9, 2017 just a week later after legislators met to pass the 2017 Budget.

December 18th, 2016
Questions back on Order Paper for December 19 HoA Sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is well established that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Leader of Government business Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) does not like to answer the Opposition’s questions in the House of Assembly (HoA).

October 30th, 2016
Treat the Opposition with more respect- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The host of the 3D show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, has called on members of the Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration to treat those on the Opposition side with more respect.



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