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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

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