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Shadow Minister Questions Status Of CCTV

Shadow Minister Questions Status Of CCTV

[Updated] The Opposition has called on Premier Michael Dunkley to advise the public of the status of CCTV, saying that while they “know that it may not catch every incident, if not operational then it will not catch any.” Earlier this year it was announced that a new CCTV system would be implemented, which will consist of 150 cameras island-wide,... Read more of this article

Walter Roban To Host Constituency Clinic

Walter Roban To Host Constituency Clinic

PLP MP for Constituency #15 Walter Roban  will be hosting his monthly clinic this Saturday, September 20 from 10am – 12 pm at Grace Methodist Church on North Shore Road in Pembroke. “I consider it a special privilege to represent the people of Pembroke East,” Mr. Roban remarked. “That’s why we have established the third... Read more of this article

PLP: Time For OBA To Collaborate With PLP

PLP: Time For OBA To Collaborate With PLP

The Opposition Progressive Labour Party today [July 7] said it’s time for the OBA to collaborate with the PLP and end conscription. Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban said, “The news that support for the abolition of conscription is growing among Bermudians is encouraging, and hopefully sends a message to the OBA that the time has... Read more of this article

PLP: 1066 Jobs Lost, New Direction Needed

PLP: 1066 Jobs Lost, New Direction Needed

“1066 jobs lost in 2013 show that new leadership, a new direction and new ideas are needed to create opportunities and jobs for Bermudians,” Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban said. A recently released report indicated that Bermuda’s employers reported a loss of 1,166 jobs last year, with 34,277 jobs counted in 2013, compared to... Read more of this article

Walter Roban: “Remove Your Political Blinders”

Walter Roban: “Remove Your Political Blinders”

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban] Just one year ago the OBA broke their promise and scrapped term limits. In the lead up to the 2012 General Election, OBA candidate after OBA candidate claimed that the PLP were lying when we said that that given the chance they would go back on their word. After the OBA took office,... Read more of this article

Roban: Debate Pushback A “Victory for Labour”

Roban: Debate Pushback A “Victory for Labour”

Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban called the decision to delay the debate on the Labour Law a “victory for Labour and consultation and a defeat of heavy handed government and the restraining of workers rights and intimidation.” Earlier today [Mar 7], Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy — who was joined by BIU President Chris... Read more of this article

PLP Respond To Criticism From Sylvan Richards

PLP Respond To Criticism From Sylvan Richards

Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban responded to recent columns by OBA MP Sylvan Richards saying that “while criticising the stance of the PLP, he failed to address any of the concerns of that Bermudians have regarding Commercial Immigration.” One of Mr. Richards columns drew attention to opinion pieces penned by PLP MPs for an... Read more of this article

PLP Supports Linking Concessions To Jobs

PLP Supports Linking Concessions To Jobs

After ten people were made redundant on Tuesday [Jan 28] at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess, Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban says that the Progressive Labour Party supports linking future concession packages to jobs and opportunities for Bermudians and that concessions should also be tied to succession planning and workforce diversity. Mr Roban... Read more of this article

Roban: “Time For OBA To Drop The Illusion”

Roban: “Time For OBA To Drop The Illusion”

[Opinion column written by Walter Roban] The OBA has displayed a pattern of behaviour that should be very disturbing to Bermudians. The assurances by Minister Fahy that the OBA cash for passports scheme is “not a done deal,” should provide little comfort to those who have figured out that the OBA’s version of inclusion of Bermudians... Read more of this article

PLP Object To “Cash For Passports Scheme”

PLP Object To “Cash For Passports Scheme”

“The PLP is committed to defeating any effort to relegate Bermudians to second class citizenship status to anyone sneaked in under a cash for passports scheme,” Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Walter Roban said today [Jan 9]. This follows after the Ministry of Home Affairs announced it will host a public meeting at the Cathedral Hall next... Read more of this article

Video: MP Roban On 4.6% Government Pay Deal

Video: MP Roban On 4.6% Government Pay Deal

Following the deal between the Unions and Government that will see workers take a 4.6% deduction, we need to look at the overall picture including workers facing rising costs and potential impacts elsewhere in the economy, said Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban. Last week Premier Craig Cannonier announced that all six Unions and their memberships... Read more of this article

Videos: Roban, Premier On Heritage Wharf Work

Videos: Roban, Premier On Heritage Wharf Work

In the House of Assembly on Friday, Parliamentarians sparred over the Heritage Wharf, with discussions over the work not being completed and the Norwegian Breakaway being tied to the already existing dock. Speaking at the arrival of the Norwegian Breakaway on Wednesday, Public Works Minister Trevor Moniz said his Ministry “has devoted considerable,... Read more of this article

PLP Questions Government On Term Limit Plans

PLP Questions Government On Term Limit Plans

The Opposition Shadow Minister For Home Affairs Walter Roban and Senator Marc Daniels are questioning the Government’s stance on term limits and asking for details on job growth plans. Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy recently spoke to the Bermuda Sun about the plans to scrap term limits for two years and streamline the work permit process.... Read more of this article