Tag: Kenneth Bryan

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 ap [...]

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Inflation fuelling minimum wage challenge, says MLA

Inflation fuelling minimum wage challenge, says MLA

| 15/08/2018 | 90 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 [...]

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Public purse picks up tab for meagre pensions

Public purse picks up tab for meagre pensions

| 05/07/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the number of elderly people who need support from government is growing every year because of the inadequacy of private sector pensions. He said the public purse will be topping up the income of pensioners “just to keep the wolf from the door” be [...]

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Immigration bill focused on local rights

Immigration bill focused on local rights

| 28/06/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said the latest amendment to the ever-changing immigration law reflected the government’s commitment to enhance and “streamline the immigration processes directly related to Caymanians and their dependents”, when he presented the bill. He said some o [...]

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MLA’s mortgage solution not on LA agenda

MLA’s mortgage solution not on LA agenda

| 26/06/2018 | 85 Comments
(CNS): Efforts by MLA Kenneth Bryan to have a private member’s motion on addressing the current home loan regime brought before the Legislative Assembly have been thwarted by the tight and sparse meetings of parliament so far this year. The motion aimed to reduce the number of homes in the Cay [...]

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MLA accuses CIG of excuses over top CS jobs

MLA accuses CIG of excuses over top CS jobs

| 04/04/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central accused the government of making excuses after it rejected his private member’s motion to make the top jobs for the fire service and immigration department reserved for locals. Kenneth Bryan believes that the government does have the power [...]

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Bryan spearheads Commonwealth climate change council

Bryan spearheads Commonwealth climate change council

| 06/03/2018 | 65 Comments
(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central, Kenneth Bryan, has called on leaders across the Commonwealth to support the creation of a council to closely monitor the impact of climate change on member states to help prepare and mitigate for future challenges. Bryan has been in London ov [...]

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Ten bikers show up for legal initiative

Ten bikers show up for legal initiative

| 06/12/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): Following the joint effort of local opposition politicians, dirt bike fans and the RCIPS, a legal off-road motorbike gathering was organised in George Town on Sunday but it failed to attract significant numbers. Police managed the event in the Industrial Park area, where officers set up a roa [...]

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Prison turns to UK for interim boss

Prison turns to UK for interim boss

| 05/12/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The deputy director of operations at HMP Northward, Daniel Greaves, will be acting as director for just two weeks, ministry officials said Tuesday, as they have reached out to the UK to find an interim replacement for Neil Lavis, who leaves the post in less than two weeks. In a release about [...]

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Minister commits to George Town renovation

Minister commits to George Town renovation

| 06/11/2017 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Following years of promises from the PPM about their commitment to the revitalization of George Town, the new planning minister, Joey Hew, told the Legislative Assembly during the Friday proceedings that the project would get underway in earnest during this administration. The Progressive mem [...]

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Bush holds opposition leader and MLA in contempt

Bush holds opposition leader and MLA in contempt

| 03/11/2017 | 70 Comments
(CNS): Speaker McKeeva Bush was back on the rampage Friday, responding to comments made on a radio talk-show by the opposition leader and the member for George Town Central, after they criticised some of his rulings over the last few days. Before the budget debate resumed this morning, he said Ezzar [...]

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