Archive for January 29th, 2021

Lifer and burglars on run from law

Lifer and burglars on run from law

| 29/01/2021 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Three men released from prison last year on conditional release, including one man who was serving a life sentence for murder, appear to be on the run from the law. After what were said to be extensive but unsuccessful searches over the last few months p,olice are now turning to the public to help […]

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FS warns of long road to modernise CIG budget

FS warns of long road to modernise CIG budget

| 29/01/2021 | 28 Comments

(CNS) Financial Secretary Kenneth Jefferson has accepted that the current budget system doesn’t make the important link to show how public cash being spent by government is achieving its stated policies. The system is based on outputs rather than outcomes, which does not help people understand the real performance of government, he explained, but said […]

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50% of seats held by less than 50% of votes

50% of seats held by less than 50% of votes

| 29/01/2021

(CNS): The realities of ‘one man, one vote’ in single-member constituencies, given the size of electoral districts in Cayman, came home to voters after the 2017 General Election, when they found themselves with a government that no one had voted for, and in some constituencies a representative that was supported by less than half of […]

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