Attorney-General Trevor Moniz On Jailing Debtors
Opinion column written by Attorney-General Trevor Moniz
On December 5th, during the debate in the House of Assembly on the Opposition Bill to amend the Debtors Act, sensational claims were made about the Government’s willingness to incarcerate Bermudians for not paying debts.
Merry Christmas Bermuda
I hope this day finds you in good health.
This is my first Christmas message to you as Premier.
And on behalf of my family, my colleagues, and the Government, I wish you the very best for the holiday season and beyond.
A Parliamentary session that got good things done
It has now been two years since the One Bermuda Alliance was elected to office.
Our goal from Day One has been to get Bermuda moving forward again –growing jobs and opportunities, restoring financial stability and making the Island work better for one and all.
We were elected, in short, to reverse downward trends that were hurting so many people.
Ministerial statement - Selection of Energy Policy and Development Consultants
Mr. Speaker, I rise this morning to fulfill a commitment I made in a previous Statement to this Honourable House. I wish to take this opportunity to elaborate on the selection of a policy and legislative development consultant who will assist the Department of Energy and the Attorney General’s Chambers in the creation of a new energy regulatory regime for Bermuda.
Ministerial Statement - Americas Cup Legislation
Mr. Speaker, Honourable Member will recall that in a Statement to this Honourable House last week, I shared information about the America’s Cup 2017, the substantial economic and reputational benefits that will be generated from hosting the event in Bermuda as well as investment required to prepare the Dockyard site and underwrite operational requirements. In return for hosting the America’s Cup events, it has been estimated that Bermuda will see additional on-island spending of some $250 million over the next three years.