Tag: Progressive Labour Party

MP Brown Commends Bermuda Debate Team

MP Brown Commends Bermuda Debate Team

Shadow Minister of Education Walton Brown has offered his congratulations to the contingent of students who participated in the 2014 Panamerican School Debate, adding that the island’s residents are also thankful that they escaped the earthquake that affected Mexico City during the competition unscathed. The tournament took place last week, with... Read more of this article

Photos: St George’s PLP Easter Egg Hunt

Photos: St George’s PLP Easter Egg Hunt

[Updated] The Annual PLP Easter Egg Hunt was held yesterday [Apr 19] in Somers Gardens in St. George’s. The event was hosted by Dame Jennifer Smith and Senator Renee Ming.Children were kept busy throughout the afternoon with activities including running races, a fun castle, Easter themed colouring and an Easter egg hunt. Appetites were kept satisfied... Read more of this article

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

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

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

PLP Call For Premier Cannonier To ‘Step Down’

PLP Call For Premier Cannonier To ‘Step Down’

The political row continues to rage on, with the PLP issuing a statement this evening [Feb 19] calling for Premier Craig Cannonier to “step down.” The controversy began Friday with strong allegations made in the House of Assembly by both Opposition Leader Marc Bean and PLP MP David Burt, which they both subsequently repeated outside of Parliamentary... Read more of this article

Marc Bean On “National Unity”, “National Trust”

Marc Bean On “National Unity”, “National Trust”

[Written by Opposition Leader Marc Bean] Good Day Bermuda, Regardless of whom one supports politically, one thing must be asked. Who in Bermuda can justify the unethical recording someone’s conversation? The OBA calls for collaboration, yet at the same time OBA MPs are taping conversations of the very people, they are asking for collaboration... Read more of this article


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