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Premier Discusses Airport Project With Students

Premier Discusses Airport Project With Students

Premier Michael Dunkley continued his youth engagement today [Feb 23] with a visit to Mount St. Agnes to meet with Grade 3 Class students who are studying the Airport Redevelopment Project. “The Premier, who was invited by the school, discussed a range of matters relating to the proposed airport development, such as the need for a new airport,... Read more of this article

Airport Redevelopment Bills Pass In Senate

Airport Redevelopment Bills Pass In Senate

[Updated] After being passed in the House of Assembly last Friday, the legislation related to the airport redevelopment is listed on the Order Papers for today’s [Feb 15] sitting of the Senate, and the copies of the two Acts  – Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2017 and Airport Redevelopment Concession Act 2017 — as amended in the House... Read more of this article

Column: Reasonable Degree Of Mutual Respect

Column: Reasonable Degree Of Mutual Respect

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The fact that our Island has been able to move through the impasse over the ‘Airport Project’ in a way that was both peaceful and implied a reasonable degree of mutual respect – in spite of those differences – represents something of a milestone. To me, this marks a level of maturation in our relationships... Read more of this article

Premier ‘Very Satisfied’ At Airport Bills Passing

Premier ‘Very Satisfied’ At Airport Bills Passing

After Friday’s marathon House of Assembly debate and passage of the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2016, Premier Michael Dunkley said “we are very satisfied at the passage of these two Bills” and “now await the Senate debate.” The debate began in the afternoon, and lasted until... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Airport Bills Pass In Parliament

Live Updates: Airport Bills Pass In Parliament

[Updated] Police were on scene at the House of Assembly this morning [Feb 10] and while some people did gather outside the Union, there were no large scale protests outside the House, and the House of Assembly session is taking place today. After having been previously delayed, the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Police Presence At Parliament

Photos & Video: Police Presence At Parliament

[Updated] For the second consecutive week, Police are on scene at the House of Assembly, with barriers set up outside the premises this morning [Feb 10] and a large amount of police officers on scene.The police presence comes as the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2016 is scheduled to take... Read more of this article

‘MPs Will Highlight Deficiencies In Legislation’

‘MPs Will Highlight Deficiencies In Legislation’

“The public can be confident that their PLP MPs will highlight the deficiencies in this legislation during the debate to protect the future of Bermuda,” Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt said this evening. This comes as the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act... Read more of this article

BIU Calling On Members To Gather On Friday

BIU Calling On Members To Gather On Friday

“The BIU is calling on its members, certainly members of the public, to be here tomorrow at 8.00am at the Union Square,” Bermuda Industrial Union President Chris Furbert said this afternoon [Feb 9]. This comes as the debate on the Airport Development Concession Act 2016 and the Bermuda Airport Authority Act 2016 is scheduled to take place... Read more of this article

Blue Ribbon Panel Says Airport Is A ‘Good Deal’

Blue Ribbon Panel Says Airport Is A ‘Good Deal’

[Updated] The Blue Ribbon Panel announced today [Feb 8] that they feel the airport redevelopment plan is a “good deal” and “commercially sound.” Speaking at a press conference, Chairman Malcolm Butterfield said, “In summary, the Blue Ribbon Panel has found that this transaction is commercially sound and reasonable and likely... Read more of this article

90 Minute Video: PLP Town Hall On Airport Deal

90 Minute Video: PLP Town Hall On Airport Deal

The Progressive Labour Party hosted a town hall meeting regarding the airport redevelopment project this evening [Feb 7], with Opposition Leader & Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt and Shadow Minister for Transport Lawrence Scott addressing the attendees. The airport deal was first announced back in November 2014, and since then has been the... Read more of this article

Public Accounts Committee Meeting On Airport

Public Accounts Committee Meeting On Airport

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts will conduct another Public Hearing on Wednesday [Feb 8] at the Anglican Cathedral Church Hall on Church Street, where Airport General Manager Aaron Adderley and Larry Burchall will discuss the proposed airport redevelopment project. The announcement said, “The Parliamentary Standing... Read more of this article

Tuesday: PLP To Host Town Hall On Airport Deal

Tuesday: PLP To Host Town Hall On Airport Deal

The Progressive Labour Party said they will “host a town hall meeting regarding the airport privatisation deal this Tuesday, February 7th.” “Panelists include Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt, and Shadow Minister for Transport Lawrence Scott,” a statement from the Party said. “The event will... Read more of this article

80 Minute Video: Craig Mayor On Airport At PAC

80 Minute Video: Craig Mayor On Airport At PAC

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts held another Public Hearing today [Feb 2] at St. Paul’s Church Centennial Hall in Hamilton, where Craig Mayor gave a presentation regarding the financial impact of the airport redevelopment project. Mr Mayor, a retired chartered accountant, has been outspoken about the airport project, saying... Read more of this article