Video: Interview With Governor John Rankin

September 13, 2018 | 7 Comments

[Updated] Governor John Rankin is speaking with Bernews this morning [Sept 13], sitting down for a live interview with journalist Don Burgess, and you can tune in below.

Bernews Interviews TC Governor John Rankin

Update: The Governor discussed topics that fall under his remit, such as the matters pertaining to the UK/Bermuda relationship including the impact of Brexit on Territories and the Bill passed by the UK Parliament seeking to mandate public registers in the Territories.

The Governor also discussed local policing and the Regiment, giving assent to the Domestic Partnership Act, as well as presenting the Cup at Cup Match. We will post extracts and transcriptions over the next few days and in the meantime, the live video replay is below.

Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 28-minute replay is below

If you want to listen ‘on the go’, you can also access an audio-only version of the full interview, and all our past interviews, in the podcast section of the Bernews app.

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  1. Got Milk? says:

    I wonder if the Governor was asked what he thought of Minister “Got titty” Caines video during he recent trip to the UK?

  2. ..fulfilling a rationale…

  3. Same Love says:

    It is abundantly clear in the Bernews interview with Governor John Rankin that the Governor appears to personally support Same-Sex Marriage.
    (I have always known this to be true)
    John Rankin has always been true to his duty as Governor. Indeed Rankin has had to straddle the fence in regards to his personal beliefs and those duties he must perform as Governor.

    Rankin has done an admirable job. That cannot be said of the Premier of Bermuda who has failed the #LGBTQ community by NOT accepting the recent ruling of the Chief Justice of Bermuda that in effect says that the Domestic Partnership Legislation contravened the Bermuda Constitution.

    The matter is “Before the courts”…… and we must hope that justice prevails and that the rights of all people are respected. #LoveWins #LGBTQ

  4. Well…welcome aboard Govenor bout time you settled in…what is all this nonsense about Police commissioner having to portend to outside influence?
    Didn’t police barracks have the same?
    Lee day bye alone.
    Just let de bye be.

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