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April 20th, 2023
'I felt hurt & ashamed over the way my colleagues behaved' in HoA- Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) and Virgin Islands Party (VIP) At Large Candidate Honourable Neville A. Smith has expressed feelings of hurt and shame over what he described as a ‘spectacle’ created by his HoA colleagues in the House on April 15, 2023, during the debate over the Residence and Belonger Status Certificates of some 688 persons from the 2019 Fast Track Programme.

February 20th, 2023
After 2 years plus HoA moves back to its Chambers in RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Since 2020, the House of Assembly (HoA) has been temporarily housed at the Save the Seed Energy Centre’s indoor basketball court in Duff’s Bottom. This was due to spacing issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 24th, 2022
Hon Smith to provide hot Christmas meals to D1 residents!

WEST END, Tortola, VI - In his ongoing efforts to give back to the community as is the case for 10 years in the Virgin Islands, Deputy Speaker and Territorial At-Large Member Hon. Neville A. Smith continues his effort will be embarking on a program to provide meals for Christmas.

December 22nd, 2022
Hon Neville A. Smith brings 2022 Christmas joy to residents

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Despite the one-sided Commissioner of Inquiry conducted by a one-man British judge stripping elected officials of their assistance grants to help residents, one elected official went into his own pockets, as has been the case even before he was elected in 2019.

December 20th, 2022
Hons Smith & Flax-Charles blast SFC meetings as ‘futile’ process lacking data

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative Hon Neville A. Smith and Jr Minister for Trade and Economic Development Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) have criticised the lack of data available to them at Standing Finance Committee (SFC) deliberations.

December 5th, 2022
Dr Karl Dawson tipped to represent D1 in 2023 general elections with VIP

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre from sources within the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), a part of the coalition Government, is that the VIP First District Committee has endorsed educator Dr Karl Dawson to be their standard bearer.

December 2nd, 2022
Hon Smith received exemption to do business with Gov’t lawfully

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In keeping with the Constitution of the Virgin Islands, Sec 67 subsection (7) and showing much transparency, the House of Assembly (HoA) has given Deputy Speaker Honourable Neville A. Smith (AL) an exemption in order for him to do business with the Government of the Virgin Islands without having to vacate his seat.

November 29th, 2022
Insolvency Act passed despite some legislators unsure about bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Insolvency (Amendment) Act 2022 was passed at the continuation of the Eighth Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly, on November 24, 2022, despite some legislators unsure what the bill was about.

October 26th, 2022
Hon Smith blasts legislators for usual late HoA start

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) has blasted legislators in the House of Assembly (HoA) for their continuous tardiness at Sittings and at local events.

October 18th, 2022
Hon Neville A. Smith to set up D1 office in Fahie’s absence– Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Having no representative for the First District since the arrest of ex-Premier Hon Andrew A. Fahie in Miami in April, At-large Representative and Deputy Speaker Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) will now temporarily set up office in the district to bring representation to the people there.

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