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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

Premier Burt Continues Talks With UK Officials

Premier Burt Continues Talks With UK Officials

Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt continued a busy week of talks as he met with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London. “The Premier completed meetings with European Union and OECD representatives in Brussels and Paris and spent today actively engaged with UK Ministers and other officials discussing various matters of importance... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Continues Meetings In Europe

Premier Burt Continues Meetings In Europe

During his first official visit to Europe, Premier and Finance Minister David Burt had a meeting with OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría in Paris. “The meeting with the Secretary General was wide reaching with the OECD leader offering the Premier information on how the OECD is assisting small countries to address sustainable environments in... Read more of this article

Premier: $12.69M In ‘Unbudgeted Expenditure’

Premier: $12.69M In ‘Unbudgeted Expenditure’

[Updated with video] Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt tabled a Supplementary Estimate in the House of Assembly today [Sept 15] detailing over $12.6 million he said was a “combination of unbudgeted expenditure items which were incurred by the previous administration” for the America’s Cup, World Triathlon Series, Casino Gaming... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Premier David Burt

Video: Interview With Premier David Burt

The Government aims to balance the budget by 2019 and is committed to growing the economy and making sure they fix the immediate challenges, Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt said today. Premier Burt sat down with Bernews today [Sept 14] for a live interview on our Facebook page, discussing a wide range of topics including the election victory,... Read more of this article

Premier To Speak At Labour Day Banquet

Premier To Speak At Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] will be hosting their 36th annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday, September 1st, with Premier David Burt to serve as the guest speaker. The event poster said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union invites you to attend our 36th Annual Labour Day Banquet on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Fairmont Southampton Resort and Spa.... Read more of this article

Premier David Burt’s Cup Match Message

Premier David Burt’s Cup Match Message

[Premier David Burt's Cup Match message] Cup Match is a uniquely Bermudian holiday that we celebrate on the Thursday and Friday before the first Monday in August. We are reminded that the first day, Emancipation Day, commemorates the emancipation of slaves, and marks the end of the legal slave trade in Bermuda. The second day is Somers Day, recognizing... Read more of this article

Video: David Burt Sworn In As New Premier

Video: David Burt Sworn In As New Premier

[Updated] Following the Progressive Labour Party’s victory in yesterday’s General Election, David Burt is now officially the new Premier, having being sworn in at a ceremony at Government House this afternoon [July 19]. The PLP recorded an overwhelming win, claiming 24 seats to the OBA’s 12, and 20,059 total votes [58.89%] to the OBA’s... Read more of this article

Premier & PLP Leader On No Confidence Motion

Premier & PLP Leader On No Confidence Motion

It “comes as no surprise” that Opposition Leader David Burt “would move a Motion of No Confidence in the Government with Bermudians in the middle of hosting the America’s Cup,” Premier Michael Dunkley said, while Mr Burt said the “Premier should not use a sporting event as a shield from democracy ” and if a majority... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader Attends Meetings In New York

Opposition Leader Attends Meetings In New York

Opposition Leader David Burt visited New York last week to engage in a series of meetings aimed at “progressing investment in Bermuda.” “During lunch with the Chair, Immediate Past Chair, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the New York Society of Security Analysts [NYSSA], the leading forum for the investment community,... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With PLP Leader David Burt

Video: Interview With PLP Leader David Burt

Opposition Leader David Burt sat down with Bernews today for a live interview on our Facebook page, discussing a wide range of topics including the 2017 Budget and the Opposition’s Budget Reply, payroll tax, and the Commission of Inquiry’s report. Speaking with guest interviewer Jeremy Deacon, Mr. Burt also touched on Mark Pettingill’s... Read more of this article

Burt: ‘PLP Reiterates Its Call For Full Disclosure’

Burt: ‘PLP Reiterates Its Call For Full Disclosure’

“MPs still have not received critical financial details,” Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister of Finance David Burt said, as the Airport Project Agreement provided to MPs is “missing Schedule 27, which contains the Financial Model of this ‘Public Private Partnership.”Mr Burt said, “MPs still have not received... Read more of this article