Tag: Ezzard Miller

Miller to quietly protest speaker’s return

Miller to quietly protest speaker’s return

| 13/10/2020 | 71 Comments

(CNS): When the Legislative Assembly opens tomorrow, the return of McKeeva Bush to the speaker’s chair will be quietly protested by the independent member Ezzard Miller (NS). Bush faces trial in summary court later this year on charges of assault in relation to a violent attack at a local bar but has chosen to return […]

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Miller: Time to focus on real problems

Miller: Time to focus on real problems

| 07/09/2020 | 50 Comments

(CNS): The independent member for North Side, Ezzard Miller, is urging Caymanians to put the now implemented Civil Partnership Law behind them and come together to address the real problems undermining society. Miller said sexual orientation was never a source of widespread contention but there are real threats to the community, such as social and […]

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Miller calls on premier to remove speaker

Miller calls on premier to remove speaker

| 02/09/2020 | 118 Comments

(CNS): The return of House Speaker McKeeva Bush to his high office sets a terrible example, MLA Ezzard Miller (NS) said Wednesday, as he called on Premier Alden McLaughlin to remove him. The independent member asked when “enough will be enough” regarding this speaker and his behaviour since his appointment, which has eroded the esteem […]

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Outrage grows with speaker’s return to job

Outrage grows with speaker’s return to job

| 21/08/2020 | 215 Comments

(CNS): McKeeva Bush’s decision to return to his job as speaker of the Legislative Assembly while facing charges of assault on a female beach bar manager has fuelled public outrage this week. Meanwhile, Bush has reaffirmed his support for the premier, along with the education and health ministers, who had all been cited as part […]

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Gov’t to look at booze and fuel duty rating

Gov’t to look at booze and fuel duty rating

| 04/08/2020 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The government has said it will take a look at the current situation where the duty on liquor and fuel is rated by volume and not cost, as is the case with all other goods. In response to a private member’s motion passed in the Legislative Assembly Friday, Finance Minister Roy McTaggart said the […]

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PAC strikes record of Pierson’s claims

PAC strikes record of Pierson’s claims

| 22/07/2020 | 45 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED WITH VIDEO: The Public Accounts Committee has struck from its records allegations made by the chairperson of the OfReg board about the auditor general’s report on the regulator, which were made during the hearings last week. Claims made by Linford Pierson that the audit was inaccurate in several areas were refuted on Thursday […]

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Enforcement inequality in Grand Cayman

Enforcement inequality in Grand Cayman

| 30/06/2020 | 147 Comments

Ezzard Miller writes: I am concerned about the way laws are enforced in Grand Cayman by those charged with authority to enforce laws. I am a duly elected representative of the people in the North Side electoral district and far too often I get frustrated by the authorities who seem reluctant or find procedural excuses […]

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Miller makes bid to change Customs Law

Miller makes bid to change Customs Law

| 16/06/2020 | 85 Comments

(CNS): Ezzard Miller, the independent member for North Side, is making another attempt to persuade government to amend the Customs Law to cut all duty on medicines and medical supplies and to introduce a provision to prevent duty being applied to returned and replaced goods on warranty. When the Legislative Assembly meets at the end […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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