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New Senator And Minister To Be Appointed

New Senator And Minister To Be Appointed

Due to the removal of Rolfe Commissiong, a new Government Senator and Cabinet Minister will be appointed. Technically speaking, Mr Commissiong “resigned” as a Minister, and Premier David Burt advised the Governor to revoke his appointment as a Senator. The Premier said, “The appointment of the Government Leader in the Senate and of the... Read more of this article

Commissiong “Resignation” Is Positive Outcome

Commissiong “Resignation” Is Positive Outcome

Social Justice Bermuda said that “while it is clear” Rolfe Commissiong “should never have been appointed, we see his resignation as a positive outcome.” This follows after Mr Commissiong ostensibly “resigned” from Cabinet this weekend, with the Premier also advising the Governor to revoke his appointment to the Senate. The... Read more of this article

Rolfe Commissiong No Longer In Cabinet

Rolfe Commissiong No Longer In Cabinet

[Updating] The Premier has confirmed that he advised “the Governor to revoke the appointment of Rolfe Commissiong as a Senator and have accepted his resignation as a Minister.”He was initially appointed as the Government Senate Leader and Minister of Community and Sports on October 8th, and his appointment has been widely criticized. It... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Premier Has Shown Total Disregard’

OBA: ‘Premier Has Shown Total Disregard’

“The Premier in his very first act as the newly elected government has been tone deaf” and the Premier “has shown total disregard for the feelings and wellbeing of the people he promised to protect.” This was from the OBA following the appointment of Rolfe Commissiong to the Senate and Cabinet, with the now Senator Commissiong set to serve... Read more of this article

SJB Call For Appointment To Be Rescinded

SJB Call For Appointment To Be Rescinded

The Social Justice Bermuda group said they “listened in abject horror” as Rolfe Commissiong was appointed as a Minister and Senate Leader, and have called for “this selection to be rescinded.” Rolfe Commissiong Appointed After Stepping Down Before The Election Rolfe Commissiong, a former MP, stepped down as a candidate in... Read more of this article

New Ministers: Commissiong, Scott & Furbert

New Ministers: Commissiong, Scott & Furbert

[Updated] Rolfe Commissiong has been appointed to the Senate and Cabinet, Lawrence Scott and Tinee Furbert have been appointed to the Cabinet, while Owen Darrell, Curtis Richardson, Arianna Hodgson and Lindsay Simmons have been appointed to the Senate. This was announced by Premier David Burt this afternoon, as the Premier named his new Cabinet and... Read more of this article