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February 27th, 2024
Opposition Leader leads delegation to PAC workshop in T&T

PORT OF SPAIN, T&T – Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is currently leading a delegation of Opposition Members to a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK workshop on the work of Public Accounts Committees and Parliamentary Trade Scrutiny being held in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.

February 7th, 2024
Opposition Leader ‘Misspoke’ on JvD electricity issue- Dr Neil M. Smith

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI– General Manager of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Dr Neil M. Smith has refuted claims made by Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) that residents of Jost van Dyke are being charged more for electricity.

January 31st, 2024
JvD residents charged ‘exorbitant’ electricity bills for standby generator- Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has claimed that residents of Jost van Dyke (JvD) are being faced with “exorbitant” electricity bills due to the high costs associated with running a temporary generator on that island.

January 10th, 2024
Opposition stands with Wheatley Gov't in opposing additional powers for Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) led by Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) have indicated they stand in solidarity with Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and his Government against giving the governor more powers to execute Commission of Inquiry (CoI) recommendations in the territory.

January 8th, 2024
Opposition Leader Skelton pulls out of joint press conference with Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There was an informal emergency meeting of the House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, January 5, 2024, after Governor John J. Rankin's bombshell announcement seeking to recolonise the Virgin Islands and take away its democratic rights.

January 3rd, 2024
VI's Opposition needs resources to carry out jobs for nation building- Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has called for more resources, including manpower, to be allocated to His Majesty's Loyal Opposition, which he said is an important organ for nation-building.

November 2nd, 2023
‘Dejected’ Opposition to hold press conference today, Nov 2

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two days after storming out of the House of Assembly (HoA) on losing another battle with the Premier Natalio D. Wheatley-led Government, the all-male His Majesty’s Loyal Opposition will be holding a press conference today, Thursday, November 2, 2023.

October 26th, 2023
Opposition proposes gov’t borrows to tackle infrastructure, slow economy & crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Leader of the Opposition Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), on behalf of the Members of the Opposition, has proposed the Government and Opposition work together to find ways to address economic and other challenges affecting the people of the Virgin Islands, including borrowing money to fix infrastructure.

October 23rd, 2023
HoA to meet Oct 31; Formation of PAC expected to be on agenda

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The formation of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is expected to be on the Order Paper when legislators return to the House of Assembly next week.

October 15th, 2023
'Go back to 1950s; When our people in power the country blooms’- Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has given the people of the Territory a history lesson in ‘with our own people we can make progress.’

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