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Premier: We Passed 72 Pieces Of Legislation

Premier: We Passed 72 Pieces Of Legislation

We “accomplished many goals” and “passed 72 pieces of legislation,” Premier David Burt said, adding that “there is much more work to be done.” Speaking during the Motion to Adjourn, the Premier said, “We accomplished many goals, we passed 72 pieces of legislation to tackle things like the cost of living, to... Read more of this article

Premier On 50th Anniversary Of Constitution

Premier On 50th Anniversary Of Constitution

Earlier today [June 8], Premier David Burt addressed attendees at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration [BUEI] at the Center of Justice’s conference on the 50th Anniversary of the Bermuda Constitution. Premier Burt said, “Good morning and let me first say thank you to the Centre for Justice for organizing this very important part of the observances... Read more of this article

Premier Speaks At GW University Graduation

Premier Speaks At GW University Graduation

Premier David Burt recently served as the keynote speaker for the graduation ceremony at George Washington University in Washington, D.C, telling the graduates of his alma mater to “stay true to their paths as they make the move from ‘academia to execution’ and apply their new knowledge in their careers.” A report in the school’s... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Interviewed At Ethereal Summit

Video: Premier Interviewed At Ethereal Summit

Premier David Burt was interviewed by Rob Urban from Bloomberg at the Ethereal Summit in New York, with the one hour session seeing the Premier discuss the Government’s plans regarding fintech and digital assets, as well as answering questions from some of the attendees.According to their event website, the Ethereal Summit, which was held on... Read more of this article

Premier: Dr. King Was “More Than A Dreamer”

Premier: Dr. King Was “More Than A Dreamer”

Reflecting on and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King, Premier David Burt said “As we reflect on the life and legacy of Dr. King, let us view him as more than a dreamer. “Instead, embrace his life’s work and witness in its entirety. Heed his call to upend historic... Read more of this article

Church Hosts Grateful Bread Feeding Program

Church Hosts Grateful Bread Feeding Program

Premier David Burt together with his wife Kristin, their children and MP Zane DeSilva volunteered their time to the Grateful Bread monthly feeding programme at St. Andrew’s Church. The service is offered every last Thursday of the month, at Astwood Hall, St. Andrew’s Church on the corner of Church and Court Streets. Meals are served from 6pm to... Read more of this article

Video: New Year’s Message From Premier Burt

Video: New Year’s Message From Premier Burt

[New Year’s message from Premier David Burt] 2017 has been an exciting year. The Progressive Labour Party received a clear mandate from the people of Bermuda to move forward with the agenda we laid out in our election platform. We made a bold start with our 100 day pledges, followed by the Throne Speech which laid out the government’s roadmap for... Read more of this article

Video: Premier On Cost Of Living Commission

Video: Premier On Cost Of Living Commission

The costs of living and the costs of doing business is what is “crushing us, and we have to find a way to improve that,” Premier and Finance Minister David Burt said, adding that we need to look at how “efficiencies can actually drill down to the consumer.” These were some of the comments from Premier Burt when he sat down with Bernews... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Burt On Relationship With EU

Video: Premier Burt On Relationship With EU

Bermuda is one of the leading countries in adopting country by country reporting for multi-national enterprises, and we will continue to cooperate with the European Union who is an “important partner for Bermuda,” Premier and Finance Minister David Burt said. These were some of the comments from Premier Burt when he sat down with Bernews... Read more of this article

Video: Premier On Domestic Partnership Act

Video: Premier On Domestic Partnership Act

“I expect that the Governor will ratify the will of the Parliament,” Premier David Burt said when asked about speculation on whether the Governor will give assent to the Domestic Partnership Act, with the Premier saying the Bill was a compromise, and it gives same-sex couples more legal benefits than they previously had. Premier Burt sat down... Read more of this article

45 Minute Video: Interview With Premier  Burt

45 Minute Video: Interview With Premier Burt

[Updated] Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt is speaking with Bernews this afternoon [Dec 15], sitting down for a live interview with journalist Jeremy Deacon. Update #1: The interview has concluded and the 45-minute video replay is below. We will try and transcribe some of the main points, but to give a brief summary for now, some of the topics... Read more of this article

Premier On Meetings In Brussels, Paris, London

Premier On Meetings In Brussels, Paris, London

Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Oct 20], Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt provided an overview of his recent engagement in Brussels, Paris and London. Premier Burt said, “Europe is going through its greatest reform in our lifetime. It is responding to the impact of United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, and... Read more of this article

Video: Premier David Burt On BBC World News

Video: Premier David Burt On BBC World News

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt appeared on the BBC World News programme ‘Talking Business’ with host Aaron Heslehurst as part of a round of media briefings at the end of a series of official meetings in Europe. Over the last week, the Premier has completed meetings with European Union and OECD representatives in Brussels and... Read more of this article