Tag: Eric Bush

Ministry boss goes back to Tory conference

Ministry boss goes back to Tory conference

| 08/10/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Eric Bush, who left his job as the Cayman Islands representative in the UK to return home and head up the premier’s new trade ministry, was back in England recently, where he made a return visit to the Conservative Party conference. While Cayman held a fringe event at its first ever Labour Party event […]

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Policy expert to take up UK-EU job

Policy expert to take up UK-EU job

| 15/08/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): André Ebanks, the deputy chief officer in the community affairs ministry, known for his policy expertise, has a new appointment. The senior civil servant is moving from tackling the ingrained social problems of Cayman’s community to representing the territory in the UK and Europe at a particularly challenging time. Ebanks will take up the […]

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Cayman to host JMC and new trade summit

Cayman to host JMC and new trade summit

| 12/06/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The government has announced that the Cayman Islands will be hosting this year’s United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) Pre-Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting this month. Leaders from all of the territories will be here for the annual event to agree the agenda for the London meeting later this year with the UK government. […]

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Cayman delegates in Hong Kong for talks over office

Cayman delegates in Hong Kong for talks over office

| 10/06/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Matthew Forbes, the head of the governor’s office, and Eric Bush, the chief officer in the new ministry for International Trade, Investment, Maritime and Aviation Affairs, led a delegation to Hong Kong last week to meet with officials in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government to agree plans for the opening of the […]

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Cop, OC and Bush join premier in St Tropez ride

Cop, OC and Bush join premier in St Tropez ride

| 29/04/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Orrett “OC” Connor, host of Radio Cayman’s For the Record call-in show, will be bringing home the ‘Silver Pedal’ award for being the oldest cyclist to complete a charity bike ride in the South of France on Sunday. OC had joined his long-time cycling partner, Premier Alden McLaughlin, as well as Eric Bush, the […]

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CIG confirms Bush to head up new ministry

CIG confirms Bush to head up new ministry

| 11/02/2019 | 96 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has officially confirmed that Eric Bush will head up the new Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs, which will fall under Premier Alden McLaughlin’s ever-growing portfolio of responsibilities. It is understood that the post was “advertised among chief officers and persons at chief officer level”. The deputy […]

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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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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library