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Open Consular Days Set To Be Held In The UK

Open Consular Days Set To Be Held In The UK

Bermudians living, working and studying in the UK are welcome to Open Consular Days across the United Kingdom, hosted by the Government of Bermuda London Office, the Cabinet Office advised. A Government spokesperson said, “The purpose of Open Consular Days is to provide Bermudians throughout the UK an opportunity to speak directly with the London... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘UK Committed To Involving Territories’

Premier: ‘UK Committed To Involving Territories’

Premier Michael Dunkley provided an update on the Government’s engagement regarding the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union in the House of Assembly today [Nov 21], saying that the UK Government is “committed to involving Overseas Territories” as it “prepares for negotiations to leave the EU. ” The Premier said, “Earlier... Read more of this article

Travel Cost Listing: Premier’s Visit To UK

Travel Cost Listing: Premier’s Visit To UK

A trip in October 2016 by Premier Michael Dunkley to the United Kingdom to attend the Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] Meetings cost $10,020, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Sunday, October 30, 2016 – Thursday, November 03, 2016, and the web page listing said, “The Hon.... Read more of this article

Video: Remembrance Sunday At The Cathedral

Video: Remembrance Sunday At The Cathedral

A Remembrance Sunday Service was held at The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Hamilton today [Nov 13] where Birgitte the Duchess of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Bermuda Regiment took part in a wreath laying ceremony.The event program said the service was held “with particular remembrance of those who left Bermuda in 1916 for... Read more of this article

Premier Presents Boris Johnson With Shorts

Premier Presents Boris Johnson With Shorts

While in the UK for the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council meetings, Premier Michael Dunkley met with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, taking the opportunity to present him with pink Bermuda Shorts.A spokesperson said, “Last evening, Premier Michael Dunkley along with other OT leaders had a courtesy visit with Boris Johnson, Secretary... Read more of this article

Premier Attends Meetings & Forum In UK

Premier Attends Meetings & Forum In UK

Today’s Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council meetings were busy ones as the sessions formally kicked off in London earlier today [Nov. 1]. This morning the Premier, Michael Dunkley participated in a Parliamentary meeting between OT Leaders and Nick Hurd , Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry. A meeting with the Foreign Affairs... Read more of this article

Premier In UK This Week For OT Meetings

Premier In UK This Week For OT Meetings

Premier Michael Dunkley is currently in London participating in the annual Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council Meetings [OT JMC]. Other OT leaders from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ascension Island, Tristan Da Cunha, St Helena and Pitcairn have convened... Read more of this article

Minister Attends Conservative Conference In UK

Minister Attends Conservative Conference In UK

On behalf of the Premier, Minister of the Environment Cole Simons attended the Conservative Party Conference held from 2-5 October in Birmingham, England, and hosted a breakfast roundtable discussion with Members of Parliament and Conservative think tanks. The Minister’s attendance was facilitated by the Government of Bermuda London Office. Minister... Read more of this article

UK To Amend Voting Rules For Citizens Overseas

UK To Amend Voting Rules For Citizens Overseas

The United Kingdom Government published details today [Oct 7] of their planned approach to removing the current 15-year-rule on British citizens living overseas voting in parliamentary elections. The official announcement on the UK Government website said, “The policy seeks to remove the current rule that means British citizens abroad can only... Read more of this article

Bermudian Trainer Enjoying Success In UK

Bermudian Trainer Enjoying Success In UK

Bermudian Joshua Tweed is continuing to make a name for himself in the fitness industry the United Kingdom as he works at one of Manchester’s most popular gyms while launching his own rapidly growing training business. When asked how he got started in the fitness business, Mr. Tweed told Bernews, “I’ve always been active and have always... Read more of this article

Premier Amends Upcoming UK Travel Plans

Premier Amends Upcoming UK Travel Plans

The Cabinet Office advised today [Sept 30] that the Premier Michael Dunkley, will not be travelling to the United Kingdom for the upcoming Conservative Party Conference which is taking place October 2 – 6. “The Premier was scheduled to travel this weekend to the Conservative Party Conference as a productive networking opportunity and to... Read more of this article

Networking Events For Bermudians In The UK

Networking Events For Bermudians In The UK

The Cabinet Office advised today that Bermuda’s London Office will be hosting two networking events in October for Bermudians living, working and studying in the United Kingdom. The two planned sessions will be held:Birmingham, Monday October 3rd 2016, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm at the Stirlings Bar & Lounge 21 Ludgate Hill, Birmingham, B1 3DW.London,... Read more of this article

Premier’s Visit To United Kingdom Cost $6,279.57

Premier’s Visit To United Kingdom Cost $6,279.57

A trip in September 2016 by Premier Michael Dunkley to the United Kingdom to conduct meetings with Ministers of the new UK Government cost $6,279.57, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Thursday, September 01, 2016 – Friday, September 02, 2016, and the web page listing said,... Read more of this article

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