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PLP Joins In Marking 2014 Public Health Week

PLP Joins In Marking 2014 Public Health Week

The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party has joined in marking Public Health Week with Shadow Health Minister Zane DeSilva expressing that exercising and eating right can reduce the need for expensive medication and can improve the quality of life of Bermudians. Shadow Health Minister Zane Desilva said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party joins... Read more of this article

Opinion: Most Precious Resources Are People

Opinion: Most Precious Resources Are People

[Opinion column written by Opposition Leader Marc Bean] Thank you all for your continued support. As we walk in the street and or attend events it means much to us to have our fellow Bermudians approach us and share their views and wishes with us. Our most precious resources are the people of this island. So today we would like to address the men of... Read more of this article

PLP Constituencies 15, 16 & 21 To Host Meeting

PLP Constituencies 15, 16 & 21 To Host Meeting

The Progressive Labour Party said they invite residents of Constituencies 15, 16 and 21 to a joint public meeting on Tuesday [Apr 1] at Victor Scott Primary School. A statement from the Party said, “This meeting, to get underway at 7:00pm, will feature as guest speaker, Mr. Cordell Riley. Also in attendance will be PLP Members of Parliament,... Read more of this article

PLP Annual Founders Day Event On Sunday

PLP Annual Founders Day Event On Sunday

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] will be presenting its 51st Annual Founders Day and Drum Major Awards Celebration on Sunday [Mar 30] at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium at Cedarbridge Academy featuring guest speaker Patrick D. Tannock.The evening starts at 4pm and will recognize Drum Major Awardees Stanley Morton, Stanley Lowe, Dennis Lister,... Read more of this article

Upcoming: PLP 51st Annual Founders Day Event

Upcoming: PLP 51st Annual Founders Day Event

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] will be presenting its 51st Annual Founders Day and Drum Major Awards Celebration at 4.00pm on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium at Cedarbridge Academy. Featuring guest speaker Patrick D. Tannock, the event will recognize Drum Major Awardees Stanley Morton, Stanley Lowe, Dennis Lister, and... Read more of this article

Charts Only: Opposition’s Reply To The Budget

Charts Only: Opposition’s Reply To The Budget

Shadow Finance Minister David Burt delivered the Opposition’s Reply to the Budget in the House of Assembly today [Feb 28], covering alternative budget ideas, including a number of revenue generation ideas for the government to consider. You can read the full Reply to the Budget here, and charts extracted from it below. Related PostsOpposition... Read more of this article

Opposition Delivers Reply To The 2014 Budget

Opposition Delivers Reply To The 2014 Budget

[Updated with video] Shadow Finance Minister David Burt delivered the Opposition’s Reply to the Budget in the House of Assembly today [Feb 28], outlining Bermuda’s current economic situation and what can be done to improve it. Mr. Burt, an IT professional, managed to live tweet his Reply to the Budget while simultaneously speaking in the... Read more of this article

‘Regulate Cannabis So Economy Can Benefit’

‘Regulate Cannabis So Economy Can Benefit’

The regulation and taxation of cannabis in Bermuda was one of the recommendations for increasing government revenue included in the Opposition’s Reply to the Budget delivered by Shadow Finance Minister David Burt in the House of Assembly today [Feb 28]. In the Opposition’s Reply, Mr. Burt said, “Any discussion of options for additional... Read more of this article

PLP To Host Happy Hour Networking Mixer

PLP To Host Happy Hour Networking Mixer

PLP Constituencies 1 and 2 are getting set to host a Happy Hour Mixer on Friday, February 28 from 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the St. George’s Cricket Club. A PLP spokesperson said, “We invite all members and supporters to network with individuals that share community interests.”The event will include refreshments and raffle prizes. For more... Read more of this article

Shadow Finance Minister Responds To Budget

Shadow Finance Minister Responds To Budget

[Updated] The OBA overspent their budget by $45 million, increased the size of Government by 233 persons and increased travel spending by 48%, Shadow Finance Minister David Burt said today [Feb 21]. This comes after Minister of Finance Bob Richards delivered the 2014/15 Budget today, which said that the overall budget balance is projected to be a deficit... Read more of this article