Tag: Ezzard Miller

Miller argues alternative to pension withdrawals

Miller argues alternative to pension withdrawals

| 27/04/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): MLA Ezzard Miller (NS) has proposed an alternative to allowing people to access their pension funds as a way of injecting cash into the economy to battle the financial fallout from the COVID-19 panic. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, Miller said that while he supports the pension holiday he is the only […]

Continue Reading

Official opposition backs pension holiday

Official opposition backs pension holiday

| 20/04/2020 | 111 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Arden McLean and his official members have said they will support the changes government will be making to the Pensions Law when the Legislative Assembly meets this week. The government is amending the legislation to create a ‘holiday’ period from the mandatory payments by employers and their employees and to allow people […]

Continue Reading

A call for a PPP in retaining pension funds

A call for a PPP in retaining pension funds

| 20/04/2020 | 25 Comments

MLA Ezzard Miller writes: Before I discuss how pension funds can be retained while funding employees in these desperate times, I take a moment to once again congratulate the premier and his government for consulting and following the advice of the medical fraternity on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Continue Reading

Miller offers thanks to CPR for port campaign

Miller offers thanks to CPR for port campaign

| 20/04/2020 | 16 Comments

(CNS): North Side MLA Ezzard Miller, a long time opponent of government’s proposed cruise berthing project, offered his thanks to the members of the Cruise Port Referendum group and their successful campaign, which has now seen the current administration completely shelve the project in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Miller said the deferral will […]

Continue Reading

Miller urges big business to support workers

Miller urges big business to support workers

| 24/03/2020 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller (NS) is supporting government measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, but he has urged larger businesses to step up and support the wider community. Urging business owners to put the country and its people first, he encouraged them to rise above the letter of the law, to […]

Continue Reading

A call for new political leaders

A call for new political leaders

| 02/03/2020 | 43 Comments

Gilbert Connolly writes: Elected politicians are the only group of Caymanian workers that are protected from competition from qualified expats in the workplace. The Cayman Islands Constitution prohibits expats from serving in the Legislative Assembly. This begs the question: how would Caymanian politicians fare against expat politicians who have the advantage of a first-class education […]

Continue Reading

Miller calls for LA meeting to debate ousting Mac

Miller calls for LA meeting to debate ousting Mac

| 28/02/2020 | 115 Comments

(CNS): Now that the speaker of the Legislative Assembly has taken a leave of absence and the deputy speaker has resigned, the LA has been left “with a procedural void” if urgent legislation needs to be passed, North Side MLA Ezzard Miller has said. He is calling on the opposition members to join him in […]

Continue Reading

Mac’s leave of absence unconstitutional, MLA says

Mac’s leave of absence unconstitutional, MLA says

| 27/02/2020 | 99 Comments

(CNS): North Side MLA Ezzard Miller has noted, in response to House Speaker McKeeva Bush’s announcement that he is taking a leave of absence from the post, that there is nothing in the Cayman Islands Constitution that allows for such a move. Having been the first MLA to publicly call for Bush’s resignation or removal […]

Continue Reading

Ezzard addresses Mac’s admission of mental health issues

Ezzard addresses Mac’s admission of mental health issues

| 25/02/2020 | 144 Comments

(CNS): Ezzard Miller, the representative for North Side and former opposition leader, is the first, and so far only, member of the Legislative Assembly to publicly comment on the alleged assault on a woman by House Speaker McKeeva Bush last weekend. Calling for his resignation or, if necessary, his enforced removal, Miller expressed serious concern […]

Continue Reading

Watchdogs share experience on public cash oversight

Watchdogs share experience on public cash oversight

| 19/12/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): As the Public Accounts Committee gears up to review three auditor general reports in the New Year, highlighting government’s ongoing failings when it comes to managing public cash, the major players responsible for oversight made a recent trip to the UK, where they shared experiences with others in the field. PAC Chair Ezzard Miller, […]

Continue Reading

MLAs push AG to deport gay lawyer

MLAs push AG to deport gay lawyer

| 24/11/2019 | 194 Comments

(CNS): Several members of the Legislative Assembly, led by Anthony Eden (SAV), who has made a number of homophobic statements in the past, were pushing the attorney general on Friday to deport Dr Leo Raznovich, who is a legal resident in the Cayman Islands.

Continue Reading

Sponsored content