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“Views On Reform To Be Taken Into Account”

“Views On Reform To Be Taken Into Account”

“We will continue to consult the Territories in order for their views on reform to be taken into account,” Britain’s Minister for Europe said in response to a question asking if the views of Britain’s Overseas Territories are represented during the renegotiation of the UK’s relationship with Europe. Prime Minister David... Read more of this article

Report: Britain Complains About EU Blacklist

Report: Britain Complains About EU Blacklist

“Britain has complained to the European commission about an EU blacklist designed to hit tax havens, including Bermuda, describing it as ‘misleading and deeply unhelpful,” according to a report from the UK’s Observer newspaper. The report said, “Britain has been privately lobbying the EU to remove the tax haven through... Read more of this article

Bermuda Broadcasting Partners With BBC UK

Bermuda Broadcasting Partners With BBC UK

The Bermuda Broadcasting Company Ltd. has announced a major partnership with the BBC [UK] to offer World Service News and premium BBC Radio news content on the island. Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at The Bermuda Broadcasting Co Ltd Anthony Mocklow said, “This is a very exciting time for the Bermuda Broadcasting Company as we embark on... Read more of this article

Premier Provides Overview On London Meetings

Premier Provides Overview On London Meetings

Premier Michael Dunkley provided an overview of his recent trip to London in the House of Assembly today [Dec 4], saying it was “a full and hectic visit,” and the “most contentious issue was that of Beneficial Ownership.” Premier Dunkley said, “You would be aware that for some years now the Leaders of the British Overseas... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley: UK Trip Has Been Productive

Premier Dunkley: UK Trip Has Been Productive

[Written by Don Burgess + Updated] It’s been a busy week so far for Premier Michael Dunkley as he is in London for the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council [JMC] meetings. But he’s using that time to also meet with Bermudian university students, British MPs and Lords as well as promote Bermuda as a tourist destination. The Premier at the... Read more of this article

Bermudians Attend Student Conference In UK

Bermudians Attend Student Conference In UK

The UK Overseas Territories Student Conference was held on November 29th at University College London, with a number of Bermudians present. With the theme of “Our islands, Our Future, Sustainable Development”, the conference highlighted common environmental issues affecting the Overseas Territories such as eco-energy systems, the decline... Read more of this article

Premier In UK For Overseas Territories Meetings

Premier In UK For Overseas Territories Meetings

The Cabinet Office advised today [Nov 30] that Premier Michael Dunkley is currently in the UK participating in the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council Meetings [OT JMC]. “The OT JMC takes place from Nov. 30 – Dec. 3. Premier Dunkley will join other OT leaders as well as Cabinet Ministers and senior Civil Servants from Anguilla, British... Read more of this article

Networking Reception For Bermudians In UK

Networking Reception For Bermudians In UK

On November 30th, Premier Michael Dunkley and the Bermuda London Office will host a Networking Reception for Bermudians living, working and studying in the United Kingdom. Interested persons should contact the London Office at Londonoffice@gov.bm or by calling [0] 20 7518 9900 to receive an invitation and RSVP. Related StoriesBermudians... Read more of this article

Minister On International Shipping Conference

Minister On International Shipping Conference

In the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 20], Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell provided an update on his trip to the UK to attend the London Shipping Week Conference. The Minister’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker, I rise this morning to update this Honorable House on my recent travels to the UK in September,... Read more of this article

Law: UK Reforms Raise Questions For Bermuda

Law: UK Reforms Raise Questions For Bermuda

[Written by Martyn Naylor] The UK’s financial sector is often in the media nowadays, and rarely for the right reasons. There sometimes seems to be a rule amongst journalists that the word ‘banking’ must be followed by ‘scandal’. Yet there is one extremely important part of that sector which has [for the last few years at least] kept itself... Read more of this article

Premier To Attend Overseas Territories Meeting

Premier To Attend Overseas Territories Meeting

The Cabinet Office advised today that Premier Michael Dunkley will be travelling to the UK at the end of this month to participate in the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council Meetings [OT JMC]. “The OT JMC takes place from Nov. 30 – Dec. 3 and the Premier will be joined by other OT leaders as well as Cabinet Ministers and senior Civil... Read more of this article

Minister Crockwell’s Trip To London Cost $6,980

Minister Crockwell’s Trip To London Cost $6,980

A trip in September 2015 by Minister Shawn Crockwell to the London, UK  to attend the London International Shipping 2015 Convention cost $6,980.75, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Saturday, September 05, 2015 – Friday, September 11, 2015, and the web page listing said,... Read more of this article

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