Ultimately, a 5 per cent cut went before the House and was passed. Two-thirds of voters want to cut Cabinet from 13 to eight Ministers, according to a new poll.
Whites are more supportive of cutting the Civil Service, with 70 percent in favour and 24 percent against. That was true up until April 1, There was a big turnout in that constituency.
Back then, the party won The Premier said that issue would be discussed at a later press conference by Walter Roban, the Minister of Transport, in consultation with Kathy Simmons, the Attorney-General. We have taken our ten percent. Meanwhile, the Premier revealed in written parliamentary answers to the House yesterday that five Ministers in his new Cabinet are part-time.
They must be either elected Members of Parliament or members of the Senate. A five percent pay cut agreed by parliamentarians a year ago to appease angry unions has been ditched by the One Bermuda Alliance. The website launch is forthcoming. It would be a matter of negotiation.
He also called for the cost of the trip to be made public.
The Premier and Ministers who attended New York were there in key capacities. Other salaries will remain unchanged. So the Premier, for example, will actually take a 7. Only the legislative assemblies of the United Kingdom and Iceland pre date it.
We have never received that number of votes in that constituency.
We did that all day Tuesday. We knew that from the people we had met on the doorsteps and the amount of time we had spent speaking with people, getting our message out, that we had a lot of support. The information on part-time Ministers was given in response to questions by Opposition leader Marc Bean.
I recognise that we have a lot of challenges ahead as we begin governing our island. Government has 38 quangos and public funds.
We plan to hit the ground running. They have remained at this level and are set to stay until March 31, Premier Dunkley has said he will take every opportunity to promote Bermuda to benefit Bermudians and no amount of misleading criticism from the Opposition will sway those efforts.
The pensions fund financial statements were tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday. There were a lot of upsets and surprises. Their salaries are more than in many places far bigger than Bermuda. Now men may wear Bermuda Shorts or average salary casino host or Nehru suits and women trouser suits. Chris has got the highest number of votes of any candidate in this constituency, ever.
Chris Famous, more than any other candidate, exemplified what the vote can do. All first world countries have privatized them wholly or partly, but not in Bermuda. The number of registered voters increased by nearly 3, to 46, between April last year and June this year and the total allan coin slot manual turnout for the General Election was Tomorrow, we will begin to address the priorities we outlined in our platform for a better and fairer Bermuda.
Then-Premier Craig Cannonier tabled proposed pay cuts for Cabinet Ministers, as promised by the victorious political party in the December General Election.