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March 7th, 2024
UPDATE: Gov’t to consult with stakeholders on use of jet skis in VI– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the use of jet skis remains restricted in the [British] Virgin Islands, a draft policy for their use in the territory’s waters has been created ahead of a consultation process to decide the way forward.

November 1st, 2023
The Premier 'is going to need the Opposition'– Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ahead of the Opposition's walkout of the House of Assembly (HoA) yesterday, October 31, 2023, senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) blasted Government ministers for not being able to answer questions, and needing to relegate the Question and Answer segment in the House.

November 1st, 2023
PAC forms in Opposition’s absence in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Majesty’s Loyal Opposition has been pushing with haste for the formation of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), even unethically trying to force the issue at a special sitting of the House of Assembly to honour Virgin Islands’ heroes and foreparents on October 13, 2023.

October 31st, 2023
Opposition walks out of HoA after motion passed to amend Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), this afternoon, October 31, 2023, walked out of the House after the HoA voted to move a lengthy Question and Answer (Q&A) segment to the end of the Order Paper.

October 31st, 2023
Trade Commission Act implementation to be suspended- VI Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade, Hon Lorna G. Smith OBE is to bring a bill today Tuesday, October 31, 2023, to suspend the implementation of the Trade Commission Act.

June 28th, 2023
Opposition to come out swinging with over 100 questions for June 29 sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The tri-party Opposition is set to pepper the Dr Natalio D. Wheatley (R7)-led Government with more than one hundred questions, when the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) is held from 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 29, 2023.

June 19th, 2023
HoA Sitting scheduled for Thursday, June 29, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Lawmakers will get to doing business on behalf of the people when the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) is held Thursday, June 29, 2023.

November 1st, 2022
UPDATE: Nothing to worry about; I will be up & about in no time- Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is assuring persons concerned about his well-being that there is no need to worry as he will be alright “in no time.”

June 30th, 2022
Register of Interests Act 2022’ lone bill on HoA Order Paper today

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Fourth Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands will begin today, June 30, 2022, at Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola.

April 6th, 2022
HoA to continue Thursday, April 7, 2022 in Committee

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands will continue its sitting on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre, on the main island of Tortola.

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