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Videos: Convening of Parliament, Throne Speech

Videos: Convening of Parliament, Throne Speech

Scores of people packed the Cabinet Grounds on Friday [Nov 8] for the Convening of Parliament, which saw the Governor deliver the Throne Speech which outlines the Legislative Agenda for the year ahead. Apart from a slight hitch which saw a man escorted off by police after crying out “Hallelujah” and clapping profusely, the proceedings went... Read more of this article

Videos: Ministers Speak After Throne Speech

Videos: Ministers Speak After Throne Speech

Premier Paula Cox and various Ministers hosted a press conference yesterday afternoon [Nov 2] to provide briefings on some of the upcoming initiatives under their remit. This followed after Governor George Fergusson delivered the Throne Speech in the morning.. Premier & Finance Minister Paula Cox:Education Minister Dame Jennifer Smith:Minister... Read more of this article

Videos/Text: Premier’s Throne Speech Comments

Videos/Text: Premier’s Throne Speech Comments

[Updated] There can be no “no-go” subjects as Government attempts to manoeuvre Bermuda out of the worst financial crisis since the beginning of World War Two, Premier Paula Cox said today [Nov.4]. Speaking at a Cabinet Office press conference following the reading of the Throne Speech by Governor Sir Richard Gozney, Ms Cox said nothing could be... Read more of this article

Video: Minister of Youth, Sports, Families

Video: Minister of Youth, Sports, Families

Addressing the media after the Throne Speech, Minister of Youth, Sports, Families & Community Development Glenn Blakeney said he views his newly-created portfolio as the “social conscience” of Bermuda and pledged to pursue the broad range of policy issues falling under his remit with vigour and determination.Mr. Blakeney said while... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Cox Speaks After Throne Speech

Video: Premier Cox Speaks After Throne Speech

Bermuda’s 2010 Throne Speech gives a “tantalising hint” of the agenda Premier Paula Cox’s Government intends to pursue in the coming year — a programme aimed at social cohesiveness, public safety and prosperity. Speaking to the media after Governor Sir Richard Gozney delivered the Speech from the Throne at the reconvening... Read more of this article

Video: Minister of Public Works

Video: Minister of Public Works

Deputy Premier Derrick Burgess, who carries the portfolio of Minister of Public Works, addressed the media after the Throne Speech on November 5th. Minister Burgess addressed various matters including the anmdWaste & Litter Control Act, illegal dumping, and drinking water availability. The Minister also spoke on the new war memorial planned for... Read more of this article

Video: Minister of the Economy, Trade & Industry

Video: Minister of the Economy, Trade & Industry

Minister of the Economy, Trade & Industry Kim Wilson addressed the media after the Throne Speech on November 5th. Speaking on the economy, Minister Wilson said Bermuda has not been immune to the effects of the worldwide recession, and that the two pillars of our economy; tourism and international business have been affected. She briefly addressed... Read more of this article

Video: Ministers Take Questions from the Media

Video: Ministers Take Questions from the Media

Yesterday afternoon (Nov 5) Government Ministers held a press conference after the Throne Speech, and took questions from the media. In response to various questions Minister of Transport Terry Lister spoke on the Taxi situation, Senator Kim Wilson spoke on the Equal Pay Act, Education Minister Dame Jennifer spoke about education, Premier Cox spoke... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Roban Speaks On Environment

Video: Minister Roban Speaks On Environment

After yesterday’s [Nov 5] Throne Speech Minister of Environment, Planning & Infrastructure Walter Roban spoke, addressing various matters including coral reefs, planning applications, water resources, energy conservation and more.Matters of the environment were addressing during the Throne Speech, the relevant portions are below: During... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Minors on Tourism & Business

Video: Minister Minors on Tourism & Business

After yesterday’s Throne Speech Minister of Business Development and Tourism Patrice Minors spoke, speaking on plans for both business and tourism, with a focus on business. You can watch Minister Minors below, and view other videos from yesterday’s post-Throne Speech press conference here.Related StoriesVideo & Bio: Minister Patrice... Read more of this article

Video: Minister DeSilva Addresses Health Care

Video: Minister DeSilva Addresses Health Care

Newly appointed Minister of Health Zane DeSilva addressed the media after the Throne Speech yesterday [Nov 5] saying “that the Ministry of Health is focused on the future,” and that our future encompasses a “modern hospital which provides world class services that reduces the need for Bermudians to travel overseas.” Minister... Read more of this article

Video: Dame Jennifer Speaks on Education

Video: Dame Jennifer Speaks on Education

Education Minister Dame Jennifer Smith spoke after the Throne Speech yesterday [Nov 5] saying she intends to “under promise and over deliver so you won’t hear her saying a whole lot today about what education is going to do.” Saying “we have our work cut out for us,” Dame Jennifer said she “would rather get to work... Read more of this article

Video: Attorney General Post-Throne Speech

Video: Attorney General Post-Throne Speech

Attorney General and Minister of Justice Michael Scott spoke after yesterday’s [Nov 5] Throne Speech saying the Ministry seeks to “strike an appropriate balance between the administration of justice and effective rehabilitation.” The Throne Speech had outlined steps the new administration will take to reduce the “violence that... Read more of this article