Tag: Ezzard Miller

The vagrancy of political campaign finance

The vagrancy of political campaign finance

| 18/01/2021 | 28 Comments

Ezzard Miller writes: The current Elections Law in the Cayman Islands has very limited provisions for the control of political campaign finance. The law specifies the maximum that a candidate can spend in an election campaign, the period for which expenses must be accounted and reported, and who can incur these expenses.

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Constitution dictates speaker’s removal

Constitution dictates speaker’s removal

| 12/01/2021 | 57 Comments

Ezzard Miller writes: The question Caymanians must answer is: Given our Christian heritage that has demanded very high standards of morals and ethics, particularly from our leaders, is it OK for McKeeva Bush to remain in the speaker’s position while serving a 60-day imprisonment sentence for criminal offences related to beating a woman?

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Premier’s discretion over pay a worrying move

Premier’s discretion over pay a worrying move

| 11/01/2021 | 63 Comments

(CNS): Both of the independent opposition MPs have raised concerns about the flexibility that the new parliament management law gives the premier to award ministers and the new parliamentary secretaries additional pay. While public backlash has focused on the severance package that all of the members supported during the passage of the bill, Kenneth Bryan […]

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Miller wants end to corrupt politics in 2021

Miller wants end to corrupt politics in 2021

| 31/12/2020 | 80 Comments

(CNS): As the election campaign gets underway in what is going to be another challenging year, the independent MP for North Side, Ezzard Miller, is calling for an end to the corruption that dominates Cayman’s political landscape. Miller has created a new party that aims to eradicate entrenched undemocratic and corrupt practices, which he says […]

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Miller: Premier misleading on Bush departure

Miller: Premier misleading on Bush departure

| 23/12/2020 | 100 Comments

(CNS): Forcing McKeeva Bush to resign as speaker of the House of Parliament should not bring down the government and Premier Alden McLaughlin is misleading the public with these claims, Ezzard Miller has said. The North Side MP maintains that asking Bush to step down does not mean an early end to the administration and […]

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Miller confirms facts in PAC’s OfReg report

Miller confirms facts in PAC’s OfReg report

| 10/12/2020 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Following the false evidence given by OfReg Board Chairman Linford Pierson to the Public Accounts Committee, Ezzard Miller MP, the chairman of the committee, has called on government to remove him. But he also made it clear to parliament on Thursday that the controversial report, which Speaker McKeeva Bush had tried to stop becoming […]

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Mac goes on attack against PAC chairman

Mac goes on attack against PAC chairman

| 07/12/2020 | 100 Comments

(CNS): Speaker McKeeva Bush courted even more controversy on Monday, when he went on the attack against the Public Accounts Committee chairman. As he sought to justify his recent decision to withhold a report by PAC, he questioned why Ezzard Miller was still holding the position when he was no longer a member of the […]

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Miller calls for Bush excuses to end

Miller calls for Bush excuses to end

| 04/12/2020 | 146 Comments

(CNS): The independent member for North Side, Ezzard Miller, is the first member of Parliament to react to what was revealed in court Thursday and Speaker McKeeva Bush’s formal admission of a violent assault on a woman. Having already called for his resignation previously, Miller said it was now time for everyone else in the […]

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CIPP begins work on membership

CIPP begins work on membership

| 20/11/2020 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands People’s Party is now making a concerted effort to encourage Caymanians to join its ranks and help find candidates who can offer accountable, transparent and ethical representation in as many of the nineteen parliamentary seats as possible. Speaking at the first of a series of public meetings in George Town on […]

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PAC troubled by salary hike ‘mistake’ at CTC

PAC troubled by salary hike ‘mistake’ at CTC

| 19/11/2020 | 90 Comments

(CNS): What has been described as a salary hike ‘mistake’ at the Cayman Turtle Centre resulted in 24 people, including the CEO and other senior managers, getting a second pay increase that they should not have received, which took almost 12 months to be spotted. This so-called error troubled the Public Accounts Committee during its […]

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PAC mum on removal of OfReg chairman

PAC mum on removal of OfReg chairman

| 18/11/2020 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller has said he is unable to confirm or deny reports that Speaker McKeeva Bush refused to allow PAC’s OfReg report on the House floor because it calls for the firing of Linford Pierson, the regulator’s board chairman. Miller told CNS that he could not comment on a post […]

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