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Tag: Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council

CIG reports to UK bosses on public finance

CIG reports to UK bosses on public finance

| 17/07/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman delegation to the special Brexit meeting in London turned to public finance when Premier Alden McLaughlin, Finance Minister Roy McTaggart and Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers met with Miriam Sachak, the head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Economics and Financial [...]

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BOT-UK Brexit talks thin on substance

BOT-UK Brexit talks thin on substance

| 13/07/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Following a second day of talks in London between an array of British government officials and the leaders of the British Overseas Territories, almost no detail about what is being discussed has been revealed. In a release from his office, Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin said he had b [...]

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Premier reminds British MPs of Cayman’s ties to UK

Premier reminds British MPs of Cayman’s ties to UK

| 12/07/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin was once again working hard this week to remind the UK of Cayman’s close relationship with Britain in the face of an uncertain future over Brexit. During a meeting with MPs at the House of Commons he tried hard to convince British officials that the offshore sec [...]

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Premier heads to UK for ‘Brexit’ JMC

Premier heads to UK for ‘Brexit’ JMC

| 07/07/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin is heading to London this weekend with two Cabinet ministers, his assistant and three civil servants for a round of meetings with Foreign Office, Brexit and other UK government officials. The priority event is a special meeting of the Overseas Territories Joint Minist [...]

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UK agrees to consider BOT concerns over Brexit

UK agrees to consider BOT concerns over Brexit

| 07/02/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands premier says that the British government has agreed to take under consideration the priority areas identified by the British Overseas Territories (BOTs) when it begins the negotiations with the European Union. Premier Alden McLaughlin is in London for a special Overseas Te [...]

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Baroness to chair Brexit talks Tuesday

Baroness to chair Brexit talks Tuesday

| 06/02/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin will be attending discussions on Brexit with the leaders of other British Overseas Territories (BOTs) and UK officials Tuesday. Baroness Anelay, the minister responsible for the BOTs, will chair the talks about what the UK’s exit from the European Uni [...]

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Premier heads to London for Brexit talks

Premier heads to London for Brexit talks

| 02/02/2017
(CNS Business): The premier will be heading to London Friday with a small government team for the special meeting with UK officials and the heads of other overseas territories on the thorny issue of Brexit and how it will impact Cayman and the other British dependent territories. The Joint Ministeri [...]

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CIG seeks input ahead of UK-Brexit talks

CIG seeks input ahead of UK-Brexit talks

| 13/01/2017 | 86 Comments
(CNS): As government leaders prepare for their trip to London for a special Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting in February to discuss the impact of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the Cabinet Office is seeking the public’s views on Brexit. Officials said [...]

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Brexit won’t change position between OTs and UK

Brexit won’t change position between OTs and UK

| 06/11/2016 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The UK government has said that the referendum result which saw the British people vote to leave the European Union earlier this year does not change the position on sovereignty between it and the territories. The ‘Brexit’ issue was a key element during this week’s annual Joint Minister [...]

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Cayman presses UK officials for changes to FFR

Cayman presses UK officials for changes to FFR

| 02/11/2016 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s finance and economic development minister has been pressing UK officials to make changes to the Framework for Fiscal Responsibility, which is now part of the Public Management and Finance Law. Marco Archer, along with Financial Secretary Kenneth Jefferson and Premier Alden McLa [...]

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JMC focuses on pensions for UK citizens in OTs

JMC focuses on pensions for UK citizens in OTs

| 02/11/2016 | 25 Comments
(CNS): As the Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting kicked off on Tuesday, the question of pensions and healthcare for retired British citizens living in the territories appeared to dominate the talks. Peter Hayes, the FCO’s director of the overseas territories, opened [...]

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