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July 19th, 2023
EZ Shipping slams Hon Turnbull for 'double standards' around Auditor General's reports

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI– Local company EZ Shipping has slammed Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull for what it has pointed out as double standards surrounding his support of Auditor General Sonia M. Webster’s audit reports.

July 14th, 2023
Governor defends Auditor General’s ‘one-sided’ Covid Assistance Grants Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legislators and some members of the public may have labelled the Report by the Auditor General (AG), Sonia M. Webster, on Covid-19 Assistance Grants by elected members as one-sided; however, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has swiftly come to the defense of the AG.

July 14th, 2023
Elected Officials lambast 'inaccurate' Audit Report on Covid Assistance Grants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Auditor General Sonia M. Webster is at it again with what has been described as another inaccurate Auditor General's Report, this time on the House of Assembly’s Covid-19 Assistance Grants given out by Members of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA).

March 7th, 2023
Auditor General hits back! Says ‘conclusions drawn are sound’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amidst criticisms that her recent report on the contracts to EZ Shipping for marine platforms to provide border security during the COVID-19 pandemic is biased and ‘lacking balance’, Auditor General Sonia M. Webster has hit back.

March 6th, 2023
Premier, Ministers should have right to refuse AG report lacking integrity- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has said the Premier or any Minister of Government should have the right to refuse any report from the Auditor General (AG) deemed to be lacking integrity.

March 3rd, 2023
Governor Rankin defends ‘biased’ Auditor General

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amidst heavy criticisms from legislators and some members of the public that Auditor General Sonia M. Webster’s reports on consultation contracts for Claude O. Skelton-Cline and the contract for the barges to provide border security are biased and “lacking balance”, United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has come to the defense of the Auditor General.

March 3rd, 2023
‘When you write a report it should be truthful & balanced’- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Another report by Auditor General Ms Sonia M. Webster has come under serious disrepute.

March 1st, 2023
Cabinet leak of students’ names for education assistance grants shameful- Parents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The list of local students studying abroad and locally, who have gotten financial support from the Premier’s Office and the Ministry of Education and Culture over the past three years, 2019-2022, has been leaked.

February 28th, 2023
HoA rescheduled to March 2, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The continuation of the 3rd Sitting of the 5th Session of the 4th House of Assembly initially scheduled for 2:00 PM today, February 28, 2023, has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 10:00 AM at the House of Assembly Chamber in Road Town, Tortola.

February 22nd, 2023
'You do a whole audit on EZ Shipping & you don’t interview' them?- Premier on AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– A Report of the Auditor General, Ms Sonia M. Webster on the COVID-19 Border Security Contracts for Static Marine Platforms [COI R23], has been criticised for lacking proper research and interviews by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

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