Tag: Eric Bush

CIG’s UK office makes appearance at Unionist conference

CIG’s UK office makes appearance at Unionist conference

| 27/11/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Representatives from Cayman’s Islands London Office travelled to Belfast, Northern Ireland, last week for the Democratic Unionist Party Conference to educate MPs, members of the Northern Ireland Assembly and the general public about the Cayman Islands, according to a press release. This is the first year that a Cayman delegation has attended the DUP Conference, and officials […]

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Bush grilled about UK-Cayman relationship

Bush grilled about UK-Cayman relationship

| 16/10/2018 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Eric Bush was asked if the Cayman Islands was on a collision course with the British government over the issue of beneficial ownership when he faced questions from UK members of parliament on Tuesday, when he appeared before the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee. The committee is reviewing Britain’s relationship with all […]

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Bush dodges same-sex marriage issue at UK committee

Bush dodges same-sex marriage issue at UK committee

| 16/10/2018 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Eric Bush, the Cayman Islands representative in London, told the Foreign Affairs Select Committee in the British House of Commons on Tuesday that he could not answer questions about the territory’s position on same-sex marriage because of a case currently going through the local courts. Bush appeared before the committee as part of a […]

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Cayman UK office pushes British connection with Tories

Cayman UK office pushes British connection with Tories

| 04/10/2018 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s representative in the UK, Eric Bush, led a delegation from the Cayman Islands London office to the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham this week, where the team set up its own branded stand. The aim was to promote the 60th anniversary of the Coat of Arms, press home the British connection and refute the allegations […]

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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 Alden McLaughlin and other government officials met with lawyers Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC […]

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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 yesterday to […]

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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 up the chairmanship of the group means that the Cayman Islands will head the […]

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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, a court found in Caesar’s favour that she […]

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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 among the ‘Leave’ […]

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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 when the current CO, […]

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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 against her under any legislation, […]

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