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Roadside Breath Testing & Speed Cameras

Roadside Breath Testing & Speed Cameras

The RSC is “very glad to see that Government remains committed to introducing roadside breath testing” and is “also pleased that Government is committed to installing speed cameras around the Island,” Bermuda Road Safety Council Chairwoman Erica Rance Mill said following the Throne Speech today.Throne Speech Extract The relevant... Read more of this article

Government: ‘Ambitious Legislative Agenda’

Government: ‘Ambitious Legislative Agenda’

Following the delivery of this morning’s Throne Speech, a statement from the Government said it was an “ambitious legislative agenda with a strong emphasis on health care, public safety, protecting seniors, school improvements, environmental protection and government reforms for greater transparency and accountability. Premier Michael Dunkley... Read more of this article

Live Video & Updates: 2016 Throne Speech

Live Video & Updates: 2016 Throne Speech

[Updating] The Convening of Parliament will take place this morning, with Acting Governor Ginny Ferson delivering the 2016 Throne Speech, which outlines the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. The proceedings are set to get underway at 11.00am, and the Government television station CITV [Cablevision channel 2 and WOW channel 102]... Read more of this article

Full Text, Video, Highlights: 2016 Throne Speech

Full Text, Video, Highlights: 2016 Throne Speech

Acting Governor Ginny Ferson delivered the 2016 Throne Speech today, which lays out the Government’s plans for the upcoming year, with the speech revealing a number of initiatives planned for the coming year. The full speech is posted below, and you can view our live blog of the Throne Speech here, and all our coverage of the 2016 Throne Speech here. 90-minute... Read more of this article

Photos: Convening Of Parliament Gets Underway

Photos: Convening Of Parliament Gets Underway

The Convening of Parliament is taking place this morning [Nov 7] with Acting Governor Ginny Ferson set to deliver the 2016 Throne Speech, which will outline the Government’s Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. The proceedings are just getting underway, and we will have additional photos once the event has concluded. You can watch a live video... Read more of this article

Greenrock Hoping Speech Is ‘Greenest One’

Greenrock Hoping Speech Is ‘Greenest One’

“We are looking forward to the upcoming Throne Speech and remain hopeful that it will pleasantly surprise us as being the greenest one to date,” Greenrock said. A statement from the environmental group said, “Monday, November 7th sees the reconvening of Parliament and the announcement of the Government’s policy priorities for the... Read more of this article

BEST Wish List For This Year’s Throne Speech

BEST Wish List For This Year’s Throne Speech

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] released their ‘Wish List’ for the upcoming Throne Speech touching on climate change, protecting bees, land use, marine planning legislation, noise pollution, Southlands and more. BEST said, “The issue of Climate Change is ripe for serious attention in Bermuda. We would be justified... Read more of this article

Convening Of Parliament Set For Monday, Nov 7

Convening Of Parliament Set For Monday, Nov 7

Due to the repairs undertaken at the House of Assembly and the damage to the roof and other areas during Hurricane Nicole, the Throne Speech and Convening of Parliament has been delayed until Monday, 7th November, the Government said this evening.“As a result of planned repairs undertaken recently at the House of Assembly, together with the... Read more of this article