Tag: Ezzard Miller

East End timeshare developer awarded status

East End timeshare developer awarded status

| 19/03/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): David Morritt (71), the man behind the Morritt’s Resort in East End, was handed Caymanian status on Friday when the Legislative Assembly approved Cabinet’s recommendation. Government brought the motion because although he had spent almost 30 years in Cayman, the British developer [...]

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Opposition questions dump tender process

Opposition questions dump tender process

| 16/03/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller said that Health Minister Dwayne Seymour’s answer to his parliamentary question about the tendering process for the landfill contract had left him even more confused and concerned than he was before. Miller said he was trying to establish how many bidders [...]

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Minister admits China Harbour cleared to bid on port

Minister admits China Harbour cleared to bid on port

| 14/03/2018 | 139 Comments
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has admitted that China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) is one of nine potential bidders on the Grand Cayman cruise berthing project.  Speaking to a large crowd in West Bay at a public meeting about the proposed national tourism plan, the minister said t [...]

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Consultants and temps cost public $38.5M in 5yrs

Consultants and temps cost public $38.5M in 5yrs

| 13/03/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands central government spent more than CI$38.5 million on consultants and temporary staff between June 2012 to June 2017, according to a new report from the Office of the Auditor General (OAG). The latest audit into how the government is spending public cash once again raises [...]

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Miller laments lack of collaboration

Miller laments lack of collaboration

| 09/03/2018 | 50 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has expressed his disappointment with the National Unity government’s failure to engage or collaborate with the opposition benches on some of the most pressing national issues of the day. Ezzard Miller said his group had offered to work with government on addressin [...]

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Opposition calls for crime select committee

Opposition calls for crime select committee

| 06/03/2018 | 53 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has called on government to form a select committee of all members of the Legislative Assembly to examine the question of rising crime in the Cayman Islands and to find cross-party solutions. Ezzard Miller told CNS Monday, in the wake of a police shoot-out with robbers a [...]

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Miller: Health ministry being mismanaged

Miller: Health ministry being mismanaged

| 26/02/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader and chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Ezzard Miller, raised his concerns about the mismanagement of the health ministry after yet another scandal emerged regarding finances at the hospital. Still reeling from the CarePay debacle and more recent and unexplained issu [...]

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Opposition mulling options on CIG beach access failures

Opposition mulling options on CIG beach access failures

| 31/01/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader plans to press the issue of the government’s failure to act on registering and preserving beach access points, which many people fear are going to be lost forever, despite the current administration’s promises to address the problem. Ezzard Miller told CNS th [...]

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PAC pats CFOs on back for ‘job well done’

PAC pats CFOs on back for ‘job well done’

| 26/01/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): Chief financial officers from government departments were congratulated by the chair of the Public Accounts Committee this week for a “job well done” after achieving clean audits for the first time since government changed its accounting system more than 12 years ago. Although app [...]

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PWD: Cruise port won’t exceed $180M

PWD: Cruise port won’t exceed $180M

| 25/01/2018 | 70 Comments
(CNS): Max Jones, the director of government’s Public Works Department, which oversees the Major Projects Office (MPO), has said the cruise berthing facility would cost between $150 and $180 million, as set out in the outline business case, and he was confident that it would not exceed that pr [...]

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Officials call for civil servants’ payoffs to be public

Officials call for civil servants’ payoffs to be public

| 16/01/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller and the auditor general have both said that the amount paid to senior civil servants who are let go from government should be made public because the people are ultimately footing the bill. With unsubstantiated claims from numerous sources that th [...]

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