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Henry Bellingham Replaced As OT Minister

Henry Bellingham Replaced As OT Minister

Henry Bellingham has been replaced as the Overseas Territories Minister during UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s Cabinet reshuffle this week, and will be replaced by Conservative MP for Boston and Skegness in Lincolnshire Mark Simmonds. Mr Cameron reshuffled his government, making over 50 appointments and overseeing the departures of 29 ministers.Related... Read more of this article

Bellingham: Territories & UK Share Unique Bond,

Bellingham: Territories & UK Share Unique Bond,

[Written by Henry Bellingham, the UK Minister for Overseas Territories] The Overseas Territories and the UK share a unique bond, with shared historical links that go back more than four centuries. But 2012 is a particularly special year. In early June, we welcomed Territory representatives to Britain to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. I know... Read more of this article

Overseas Territories ‘Priority’ For UK

Overseas Territories ‘Priority’ For UK

The annual Overseas Territories Consultative Council [OTCC] attended by Bermuda Premier Paula Cox wrapped up in London today [Nov. 24], with Britain pledging to make its 14 remaining dependencies a “priority” in the coming year. Premiers, Chief Ministers and other elected representatives from Britain’s Overseas Territories were in attendance... Read more of this article

UK To Host Overseas Territories Meeting

UK To Host Overseas Territories Meeting

Premier Paula Cox is expected to represent Bermuda when future relations between the UK and the British Overseas Territories top the agenda at this year’s consultative council which takes place next week (Nov. 23-24] in London. Hosted by the Foreign Office’s Overseas Territories Minister Henry Bellingham [pictured here with the Premier], the meeting... Read more of this article

Bellingham Pays Respects To Sharples

Bellingham Pays Respects To Sharples

Following the tour of St George’s on Monday [Sept.28] Henry Bellingham, U.K. Minister for Overseas Territories, went into the eastern part of St Peter’s graveyard. He, alongside Governor Sir Richard Gozney, Mayor of St. George’s Kenneth Bascome, UBP Leader Kim Swan, and others, went there to visit the grave of Governor Sir.Richard Sharples,... Read more of this article

Local Politicians Meet U.K. Minister

Local Politicians Meet U.K. Minister

Minister for Overseas Territories Henry Bellingham recently visited Bermuda, touring the island and meeting with locals. He is pictured below with Premier Paula Cox in the Cabinet Building on Monday, September 26, 2011.Mr Bellingham is joined by Governor Sir Richard Gozney at the War Memorial on Cabinet grounds on Monday, September 26:Mr Bellingham... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: U.K. Minister Tours The East

Photos/Video: U.K. Minister Tours The East

[Updated] Yesterday [Sept.27] Henry Bellingham, Minister for Overseas Territories, was given a guided tour of St. George’s by the Mayor of St. George’s Kenneth Bascome and Town Crier David Frith. He was accompanied by Governor Sir Richard Gozney, UBP Leader Kim Swan, Minister of Education Dame Jennifer Smith and others.Minister Bellingham... Read more of this article

Bermuda Could Benefit From UK Lottery

Bermuda Could Benefit From UK Lottery

Winding down his visit to Bermuda at a press conference at Government House today [Sept.27] Henry Bellingham, the UK’s Minister for Overseas Territories, said that he would be seeking to start talks to have funds from Britain’s National Lottery made available for use in Overseas Territories such as Bermuda. Mr Bellingham said that the National Lottery... Read more of this article

Full Speech: Overseas Territories Minister

Full Speech: Overseas Territories Minister

Henry Bellingham, U.K. Minister for the Overseas Territories, is visiting Bermuda this week, and delivered a speech this afternoon [Sept.26] at the Bermuda College. Mr Bellingham praised Bermuda, quoting Mark Twain’s now famous line, “You can go to heaven. I’d rather stay in Bermuda.” He said his reasons for coming to Bermuda are twofold:... Read more of this article

British MP Visits Cricket Match

British MP Visits Cricket Match

Henry Bellingham, Minister for the Overseas Territories, is visiting Bermuda this week and yesterday [Sept.25] he stopped by the National Sports Centre, where the Bermuda National Cricket Team were playing MCC. Mr Bellingham was accompanied to the cricket game by Governor Sir Richard Gozney and ADC Captain Clifford Powell.Related StoriesCricket:... Read more of this article

Overseas Territories Minister To Visit

Overseas Territories Minister To Visit

Henry Bellingham, Minister for the Overseas Territories, will be visiting Bermuda next week. This will be the Minister’s first visit to Bermuda. Government House announced today that Minister Bellingham will meet the Premier and Cabinet, the Opposition and other senior politicians and officials. He will see firsthand how the Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Premier Meets with UK Overseas Territories Minister

Premier Meets with UK Overseas Territories Minister

Today [Nov 16] Premier Paula Cox continued conducting business in London, heading into tomorrow’s session of the Overseas Territories Consultative Council [OTCC] meeting. The Premier held bilateral discussions with Henry Bellingham MP, Minister responsible for the Overseas Territories, on matters of shared significance to the UK and Bermuda that included... Read more of this article

Premier In UK: Independence, Aircraft, OTCC

Premier In UK: Independence, Aircraft, OTCC

Premier Dr Ewart Brown today [June 24] engaged in a series of meetings in London highlighted by a session with the newly appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Henry Bellingham. The two, pictured below, discussed issues ranging from independence to the venues for future OTCC meetingsPremier Brown said: I thought the meeting was the most... Read more of this article