Tag: Kenneth Bryan

MLA wants law securing top CS jobs for Caymanians

MLA wants law securing top CS jobs for Caymanians

| 22/03/2019 | 94 Comments

(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central, Kenneth Bryan, has filed another private member’s motion for debate in the Legislative Assembly, when the legislators meet next month, seeking to secure and reserve senior positions in the civil service and public authorities for Caymanians. Bryan is trying again to get the government to make a […]

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GTC voters tell MLA ‘no’ to cruise port

GTC voters tell MLA ‘no’ to cruise port

| 05/02/2019 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Voters in George Town Central have been indicating to their MLA, Kenneth Bryan, that they do not support the government’s proposed cruise berthing facility in their constituency. Over 400 people with, in many respects, the most to gain or lose regarding this controversial issue have told their representative in a straw poll that they […]

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Tourism minister backs out of GT meeting over port

Tourism minister backs out of GT meeting over port

| 14/01/2019 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, the MLA for George Town Central, whose constituency will be home to the controversial cruise berthing facility if government presses ahead with the project, has cancelled a public meeting he had arranged for this week after Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said he would not attend. Bryan has been trying to get the […]

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CS boss declines to host referendum petition at GAB

CS boss declines to host referendum petition at GAB

| 08/01/2019 | 49 Comments

(CNS): The battle to get civil servants to sign the petition for a people-initiated referendum on the cruise port project will not be getting any help from civil service management after it declined to host the petition at the Government Administration Building on Elgin Avenue. Kenneth Bryan, the MLA for George Town Central, had approached […]

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Free healthcare for kids under discussion

Free healthcare for kids under discussion

| 19/11/2018 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne Seymour is still trying to find a way for government to provide access to free healthcare for all children. Although he has given no details about how he plans to accomplish the goal, Seymour told the Legislative Assembly on Friday that he has begun discussions with the relevant authorities and stakeholders […]

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Minister: Cruise lines to provide port cash

Minister: Cruise lines to provide port cash

| 14/11/2018 | 60 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has suggested that the cruise lines will be financing the development of the proposed cruise pier facility and cargo expansion in George Town, if the project goes ahead, regardless of which of the three groups of bidders is selected to undertake the development. During an exchange of parliamentary questions in […]

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Minister ‘no-show’ at GT MLA’s meeting

Minister ‘no-show’ at GT MLA’s meeting

| 15/10/2018 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell failed to appear at a public meeting last week in the constituency where the controversial cruise berthing project is going to be if government presses ahead with the project. George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan hosted the meeting as part of a series hosted by the opposition, designed to raise […]

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Vote count challenges claim for port mandate

Vote count challenges claim for port mandate

| 10/10/2018 | 78 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the government does not need to put the proposed controversial cruise berthing and cargo expansion project to a referendum because the last election result gave it a mandate to press on. But voter numbers don’t add up for government: an analysis of the results shows that almost 11,000 people […]

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Premier: Cruise opposition political

Premier: Cruise opposition political

| 10/10/2018 | 124 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that while there may be a few people genuinely concerned about the environment, the majority of those opposing his government’s proposed cruise berthing project and calling for a referendum are politically motivated — a claim that may soon be tested if there is a referendum. Speaking on Radio Cayman on […]

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Speaker drives opposition out of LA

Speaker drives opposition out of LA

| 12/09/2018 | 94 Comments

(CNS): The entire Cayman Islands opposition walked out of the chamber of the Legislative Assembly Wednesday morning in solidarity after Speaker McKeeva Bush reprimanded Deputy Opposition Leader Alva Suckoo and directed the premier to move a motion to suspend him for the day. Suckoo had refused to apologise over allegations he had “impugned” a member […]

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Inflation fuelling minimum wage challenge, says MLA

Inflation fuelling minimum wage challenge, says MLA

| 15/08/2018 | 91 Comments

(CNS): The MLA for George Town Central, Kenneth Bryan, has finally received a written response from government to a parliamentary question he submitted at the beginning of the year; it said that the minimum wage will be under review by the end of this month. But the independent member said inflation and the high cost […]

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