Tag: Paula Cox

Cox Resigns, Burgess New Acting PLP Leader

Cox Resigns, Burgess New Acting PLP Leader

The PLP has confirmed that Paula Cox has tendered her resignation as Party Leader effective immediately, and Derrick Burgess will serve as Acting Party Leader. Ms Cox lost her Devonshire North West seat to the OBA’s Glen Smith, becoming the first sitting Premier to be defeated since the Westminster-style political system was introduced on the... Read more of this article

Paula Cox Loses Her Devonshire North West Seat

Paula Cox Loses Her Devonshire North West Seat

Premier Paula Cox has lost her Devonshire North West parliamentary seat to Glen Smith in what could be considered one of the most dramatic upsets in Bermuda party politics since 1968. She is the first sitting Premier to lose her seat since the introduction of the Westminster-style political system to Bermuda more than 40 years ago and only the third... Read more of this article

Premier Paula Cox Hits Back At News Report

Premier Paula Cox Hits Back At News Report

[Updated with video + OBA comment + VSB's retraction] Premier Paula Cox held a press conference this morning [Dec 5] and strongly condemned a report by VSB news which attributed a report written by Michael Markham for the Young Progressives as being done for the PLP. Premier Cox said the report is not a PLP report, that Mr. Markham is not involved in... Read more of this article

Premier, Renee Ming Extend Debate Challenge

Premier, Renee Ming Extend Debate Challenge

Premier Paula Cox reiterated her willingness to engage OBA Leader Craig Cannonier in a debate, while PLP candidate Renee Ming has also challenged her opponent Nandi Davis to a debate. “I’m ready, willing and able to discuss the pertinent issues of the day with Mr. Cannonier,” noted Premier Paula Cox. “Our party has stood strong... Read more of this article

Premier Named Honourary Chair, Wins Award

Premier Named Honourary Chair, Wins Award

Premier Paula Cox was recently named the Honourary Chair of the World Chamber of Commerce [WCC] after attending the international organisation’s economic and environmental summit. The Premier, made the announcement during her Keynote Address at the Real Estate Division of the Chamber of Commerce’s AGM, which took place Monday, November 19. The World... Read more of this article

Cannonier: ‘The Office Must Be Respected’

Cannonier: ‘The Office Must Be Respected’

Opposition Leader Craig Cannonier took to social media to post an appeal for people to “knock it off”, as far as posting “undignified, even degrading” comments about Premier Paula Cox. The post on Mr Cannonier’s Facebook page said: “It has come to my attention that blogs are being used to depict the Premier of Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Cox’s Speech At PLP Banquet

Video: Premier Cox’s Speech At PLP Banquet

Premier Paula Cox delivered the Keynote Speech at Saturday night’s [Nov 3] PLP Annual Delegates Conference Banquet at the Fairmont Southampton Hotel. “You look good, you look bold, you look fearless,” Ms Cox told the audience. “And you look like what we are…winners.” “We will not go back, we will not back down.... Read more of this article

Premier To Receive Global Leadership Award

Premier To Receive Global Leadership Award

This evening [Oct 26] Premier Paula Cox will receivs the International Women’s Forum [IWF] Women Who Make A Difference Award. Premier Cox is currently in San Francisco attending the IWF’s annual World Leadership Conference. Premier Cox is the President and founder of the Bermuda IWF Chapter. This year’s conference theme is “Ideas Remaking the... Read more of this article

Premier Paula Cox Responds To Bob Richards

Premier Paula Cox Responds To Bob Richards

Premier and Minister of Finance Paula Cox responded to comments made today [Oct 19] by the Shadow Finance Minister Bob Richards regarding cost savings on Government’s insurance. Speaking at a press conference today, Mr Richards said: “Bermuda is one of the world’s three risk capitals, yet the government pays a huge $12 million annual insurance... Read more of this article

Premier Cox: ‘Move Away From Conscription’

Premier Cox: ‘Move Away From Conscription’

[Updated] Speaking at this evening’s [Oct 17] PLP event at the Ruth Seaton James auditorium, Premier Paula Cox indicated that the election would be held this year, and also said they are “committed” to “move away from mandated conscription.” The Premier did not expand on the conscription topic during her 45-minute speech,... Read more of this article


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