Tag: Eric Bush

CIG officials make ‘great progress’ on constitution

CIG officials make ‘great progress’ on constitution

| 12/06/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands London representative Eric Bush, who has been coordinating meetings in the UK for the premier’s delegation this week, said that “great progress” is being made in efforts to improve the constitutional relationship between Britain and the Cayman Islands. Premier [...]

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Bush tells BBC that Cayman is proud to be British

Bush tells BBC that Cayman is proud to be British

| 02/05/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Eric Bush, the Cayman Islands’ representative in London, told BBC Radio 4’s flagship morning news programme, Today, that the Cayman Islands is a part of the UK because it wants to be and is proud to be British. Speaking to John Humphrys in the wake of the vote in the UK parliament [...]

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Cayman begins turn as UKOTA chair

Cayman begins turn as UKOTA chair

| 05/02/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Eric Bush, the Cayman government’s representative in London, has taken over the chairmanship of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA), as Cayman assumes its turn at the helm of the body which promotes the interests of Britain’s remaining territories. Taking u [...]

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Prison deputy gets her job back

Prison deputy gets her job back

| 06/07/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Government officials have refused to comment on the legal outcome of a court challenge by a prison deputy director, Aduke Natalie Joseph-Caesar, who was sacked by the chief officer in the home affairs ministry, Eric Bush, over an internal staff scandal at HMP Northward last year. Last month [...]

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Tory candidates line up as Cayman waits on Brexit answers

Tory candidates line up as Cayman waits on Brexit answers

| 30/06/2016 | 51 Comments
(CNS): The UK’s ruling Conservative party has begun the battle to find a new leader, who will then be the prime minister of the country, as the Cayman Islands government waits on news about how the British exit from the European Union will impact it and the other territories. In a surprise switch [...]

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Howell bags chief’s job at home affairs

Howell bags chief’s job at home affairs

| 24/05/2016 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Veteran civil servant Wesley Howell has secured the post of chief officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs, one of the most senior positions in the Cayman Islands civil service, officials said Tuesday. Currently the deputy chief officer in that ministry, Howell will take up the post on 1 July [...]

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Immigration boss remains suspended from post

Immigration boss remains suspended from post

| 13/05/2016 | 84 Comments
(CNS): The chief immigration officer, who was suspended from her post in 2014, is still on required leave, the ministry confirmed Thursday. Linda Evans was placed on paid leave almost 18 months ago but the details of her alleged infractions have never been made public and no charges have brought aga [...]

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Immigration report ‘soon come’

Immigration report ‘soon come’

| 23/02/2016 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A review of the problems identified with the points system for permanent residency (PR) applications will be completed “shortly”, according to Eric Bush, the chief officer in the ministry of home affairs. There is now a backlog of over 630 applications that cannot be considered until th [...]

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Home affairs boss dispatched to London

Home affairs boss dispatched to London

| 03/02/2016 | 91 Comments
(CNS): The chief officer in the premier’s home affairs ministry will be heading to the UK in July on secondment to the London Office as the Cayman Islands’ representative in Britain. Eric Bush told CNS that he did not see the new appointment as a demotion and, given the attention Cayman is [...]

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Hybrid cop cars to cut costs and emissions

Hybrid cop cars to cut costs and emissions

| 18/01/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Government is investing in two hybrid Ford Fusion vehicles for the police service to cut costs and reduce government’s carbon footprint, officials said. The home affairs ministry is introducing the cars to the RCIPS fleet next month. They will be monitored for performance and the results wi [...]

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Fire-fighters meet new expat boss

Fire-fighters meet new expat boss

| 07/12/2015 | 128 Comments
(CNS): The home affairs ministry introduced the new chief fire officer to the team of fire-fighters that he will be leading next year at a meeting held at the Airport Fire Station and headquarters Thursday. The ministry said in a news release that David Hails will take up the job on 1 February on a [...]

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