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PLP Chairman On Retirement Of Party Leader

PLP Chairman On Retirement Of Party Leader

During the upcoming week, the PLP Delegates “will be looking to select a new Party Leader” and “we thank the people of Bermuda for their expressions of support and urge patience during this transitional time,” PLP Chairman Scott Simmons said. His comments follow after it was announced on Friday that Marc Bean is retiring from... Read more of this article

PLP Confirm Marc Bean To Retire From Politics

PLP Confirm Marc Bean To Retire From Politics

The PLP has just confirmed that Opposition Leader Marc Bean “has submitted a letter indicating his retirement from politics.” The statement from the PLP said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party can confirm that the Party Leader, the Hon. Marc Bean, JP, MP, has submitted a letter indicating his retirement from politics to the Acting... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: “Our Unity Will Remain Our Strength”

Marc Bean: “Our Unity Will Remain Our Strength”

“In the face of calculated moves to halt and diminish our progress, our unity will remain our strength,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said, adding that Labour Day “serves as a sobering reminder of how far we have come, and how far we still must go to ensure the dignity of our people is upheld.” Mr Bean said, “The labour movement... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader Marc Bean On Medical Leave

Opposition Leader Marc Bean On Medical Leave

[Updated] Acting Party Leader David Burt has confirmed that Party Leader Marc Bean will be taking a medical leave of absence, and said it is the party’s hope that “all Bermudians will respect his privacy and continue to hold him and his family up in prayer.” Mr Bean, who is understood to have taken ill recently, thanked all of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: “The OBA Must Withdraw The Bill”

Marc Bean: “The OBA Must Withdraw The Bill”

“With protests and labour withdrawals scheduled to continue, the OBA must withdraw the bill and join with Bermudians in bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said this morning. Mr Bean’s comments follow after yesterday’s gathering, which saw people surround the House of Assembly building with... Read more of this article

Bean: “Start Of A Push Back Towards Policies”

Bean: “Start Of A Push Back Towards Policies”

What happened at the immigration information session is “what appears to be the start of a push back towards the policies of this Government,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said, adding that people “get a little tired of being ill treated by those who govern them.” Mr Bean was speaking following the shut down of the recent immigration... Read more of this article

Video: Beans Donate $5,000 Towards SCC Trip

Video: Beans Donate $5,000 Towards SCC Trip

Opposition Leader Marc Bean and his wife Simone recently presented a donation to the Somerset Cricket Club, aimed at aiding a trip to Haiti for the CFU Championships.Speaking at the presentation, Mr. Bean said, “On behalf of myself and my wife Simone, it gives us great pleasure to be able to present to the president of the Somerset Cricket Club... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: ‘OBA’s Policies Have Been Rejected’

Marc Bean: ‘OBA’s Policies Have Been Rejected’

“The OBA’s candidate and the OBA’s policies have been rejected,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean following Diallo Rabain’s victory at the Constituency 13 Devonshire North Central by-election last night. Mr Bean said, “For the second time in two years Bermudians have been given the opportunity to let their voices be heard... Read more of this article

Video: “10 Most” Series Spotlights Marc Bean

Video: “10 Most” Series Spotlights Marc Bean

The “10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2015″ series continues today with the eighth video release featuring Opposition Leader Marc Bean. Host Lisa Pickering introduces Mr. Bean by saying, “This fisherman’s son from White Hill has certainly made a name for himself. Controversies and headlines have followed the Progressive Labour... Read more of this article

Column: Marc Bean Is “Definition Of A Leader”

Column: Marc Bean Is “Definition Of A Leader”

[Opinion column written by Makai Dickerson] What is a leader? The answer to that question varies from person to person. For me it is deeply rooted in the foundation of shared values and ideals. While none of us can claim to be perfect, in my opinion we should hold leaders to the values of honesty, courage and a willingness to put the people above personal... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Christmas Message

Opposition Leader’s Christmas Message

[Christmas message from Opposition Leader Marc Bean] My fellow Bermudians It is a pleasure to come to you once again with best wishes from my family to yours. For us, Christmas represents Bermuda at its best…with family, friends, love, charity and camaraderie at the fore. My family and I are particularly grateful for the outpouring of love and... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Report Is Not Only Untrue, But Malevolent’

PLP: ‘Report Is Not Only Untrue, But Malevolent’

The report that Progressive Labour Party Leader Marc Bean narrowly won an internal vote for leadership is “not only untrue, but malevolent,” the PLP said today.A spokesperson said, “The report running in the media that the Progressive Labour Party Leader, The Hon. Marc Bean, last night narrowly won an internal vote for leadership... Read more of this article

Bean: Government Without Financial Conscience

Bean: Government Without Financial Conscience

The admission in the PAC meeting “from the Accountant General, that permission has neither been requested nor received by the Minister of Finance, to act outside of Financial Instructions, is proof positive that the OBA Government is a Government without financial conscience,” Opposition Leader Marc Bean said. Mr Bean said, “The admission... Read more of this article