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PLP Records Major Victory In General Election

PLP Records Major Victory In General Election

The Progressive Labour Party has won the General Election, recording a strong victory over the OBA, winning 24 seats to the OBA’s 12, and claiming 20,059 total votes [58.89%] to the OBA’s 13,832 votes [40.61%]. As the results starting coming in, it became clear early on that the PLP would be returned to power, as their candidates started... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: PLP Press Conference

Live Video Replay: PLP Press Conference

The Progressive Labour Party [PLP] held a press conference this afternoon [July 10] with election candidate Rev. Dr. EmilyGail Dill, spokesperson for Public Works Walter Roban and spokesperson for Home Affairs Walton Brown. The press conference has concluded and we will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the 26-minute live video... Read more of this article

PLP On The OBA ‘Leaving Bermudians Behind’

PLP On The OBA ‘Leaving Bermudians Behind’

“Tourism can’t go forward leaving Bermudians behind”, this according to the Progressive Labour Party tonight [July 2] after Junior Minister for Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Kenneth Bascome spoke of joint efforts between the Ministry, the BTA and Skyport “to secure new routes to Bermuda including Europe and the US”. A... Read more of this article

PLP Acknowledges Paula Cox’s Resignation

PLP Acknowledges Paula Cox’s Resignation

The Progressive Labour Party today [June 28] confirmed that the party “acknowledges the resignation of the former Party Leader and Premier, The Hon. Paula Cox”. A spokesperson said, “The Progressive Labour Party acknowledges the resignation of the former Party Leader and Premier, The Hon. Paula Cox. “This decision by Ms. Cox... Read more of this article

PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

The PLP held a press conference to announce more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Christopher Famous to run in Constituency #11 Devonshire East, Curtis Richardson to run in Constituency #22 Paget East, and Kathy Simmons set to contest Constituency #25 Warwick North East.Mr Famous will run in C#11, a seat which... Read more of this article

PLP MP & Minister On Work Permit Waivers

PLP MP & Minister On Work Permit Waivers

In light of information regarding advertising waivers for churches granted by the Department of Immigration, Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown said that Minister Gordon-Pamplin is in an “untenable position” and is “ill-suited to be making any determination” in regards to Reverend Tweed’s work permit. Shadow Minister... Read more of this article

PLP Welcomes Recognition Of Vacation Rentals

PLP Welcomes Recognition Of Vacation Rentals

“The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party welcomes the news that the OBA has joined the PLP in acknowledging the significance of home sharing and vacation rentals and is moving forward to formally recognise the opportunities available for Bermudians,” according to Shadow Minister of Tourism Jamahl Simmons. MP Simmons said, “Expansion of... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP Branch Christmas Hamper Drive

Photos: PLP Branch Christmas Hamper Drive

The members of PLP Branch Constituency 15 held their annual Christmas Hamper Drive at Grace Methodist Church today [Dec 17]. Doors opened at 8.00am where they welcomed donations of non-perishable food items and toiletries to be given in hampers for needy individuals and families in the community. Following the hamper drive, there was a Christmas party... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP MPs Host Back To School Fun Day

Photos: PLP MPs Host Back To School Fun Day

The Progressive Labour Party Constituencies 14, 15, 16, and 21 hosted their Back To School Fun Day at Victor Scott Primary School field on this afternoon [Aug 20], with school students from across the island joining area MPs Michael Weeks, Walter Roban, and Rolfe Commissiong.The event featured snowballs, hamburgers, hot dogs, tattoos, free clothes,... Read more of this article

PLP Condemns Robbery at Continental Motors

PLP Condemns Robbery at Continental Motors

Acting Deputy Leader and Shadow Minister of Home Affairs, MP Walter Roban today [May 8] condemned the robbery at Continental Motors on Friday afternoon saying National Security Minister Michael Dunkley should “provide the leadership and resources needed to combat our growing crime rates”. MP Roban said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour... Read more of this article

PLP To Host Meeting On Airport Redevelopment

PLP To Host Meeting On Airport Redevelopment

The Progressive Labour Party will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on the Airport Redevelopment Project on Tuesday, April 19 at 7.30pm at the St. George’s Cricket Club. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Progressive Labour Party, Constituency #2, St. George’s West, invites concerned residents of the East End to a Town Hall meeting on... Read more of this article

PLP Highlights Athletic Achievements Overseas

PLP Highlights Athletic Achievements Overseas

Shadow Minister of Community, Culture, Sports and Health, MP Michael Weeks tonight [March 24] highlighted the achievements of athletes representing Bermuda overseas while wishing “all of our international athletes well in their fields of competition”. MP Weeks said, “As our athletes continue to represent Bermuda on the world stage,... Read more of this article

PLP On Same Sex Marriage Referendum Bill

PLP On Same Sex Marriage Referendum Bill

“The OBA’s constantly shifting position on same sex marriage is lacking in openness and transparency and has been unfair to the electorate,” the Progressive Labour Party said this evening [Feb 29]. This follows after the announcement earlier today by Premier Michael Dunkley that the Government will table a Referendum Bill so “that... Read more of this article