2021 Budget passed in the Senate

The 2021 Budget has been passed in the Upper House. With 23 votes for, zero votes against and six abstentions, the Appropriation (Financial Year 2021) Bill, 2020 was read a third time and passed in...

October 27, 2020
Budget 2020/2021

Annisette-George re-elected as House Speaker

Bridgid Annisette-George will once again take on the role of House Speaker after being elected at the first sitting of Parliament since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Annisette-Georg...

August 28, 2020
Politics

Anil Roberts returns to politics

Anil Roberts will be sworn in as an Opposition Senator on Friday. Roberts served as minister of Sport and Youth Affairs under the People’s Partnership-led administration. He resigned in 2014 fol...

August 27, 2020
Politics

President appoints Independent Senators

President Paula Mae Weekes has appointed nine Independent Senators to serve in the Parliament. The Independent bench will feature mostly familiar faces from the 11th Parliament, except for one. ...

August 21, 2020
Politics

Counselling for Ornella’s family

The family of a pregnant mother who died after being shot during protests in Beetham on Tuesday is receiving counselling from the state. Ornella Greaves, who was four months pregnant, leaves to mou...

July 02, 2020
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