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LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 30 JULY 2015 Part 1 - (30.07.2015)
A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall at 0900hrs on Thursday, 30 July 2015. [More...]
Category: Falklands | Legal

Legislative Assembly: Question No 8/2015 by the Hon Mr Gavin Short - (30.07.2015)
Could the Honourable Mike Summers tell the House what is the current status of who has to pay vehicle tax and are there any plans any place to review this given that there appears to be some anomalies [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Legislative AssemblyL Question No 9/2015 by the Hon Gavin Short: - (30.07.2015)
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I can’t charge the Honourable member for a key pass after asking the same question but can the Honourable Mike Summers state where we are in trying to move forward the [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Legislative Assembly: Question No 10/2015 by the Hon Mr Gavin Short - (30.07.2015)
Mr Speaker, can the Honourable Michael Poole please give an update on where we are with the update to the Workers’ Protection Legislation? And is he confident that this work can be finished in time t [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Question No 11/2015 by the Hon Mrs Jan Cheek - (30.07.2015)
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, will the Honourable Mike Summers please inform the Assembly of the current rules being applied for the frequency of and the charges for regular eye tests, in particular [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Legislative Assembly: Question No 12/2015 by the Hon Mr Ian Hansen - (30.07.2015)
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, could the Honourable Gavin Short please inform this House if there are any plans for the use of Britannia House either in the short-term or in the longer term [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Legislative Assembly: Motion No 6/2015 by Dr the Hon Barry Elsby - (30.07.2015)
This House believes that as part of its review of the Electoral Ordinance provisions should be made for greater use of referendums by the Governments and that this discussion should include provisions [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Debate on the Referendum Motion - (30.07.2015)
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I think my Honourable Colleague has laid out a historic and global context for the use of referendums and a very compelling case for why we can’t let Democrac [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Legislative Assembly: Motion No 7/2015 by the Hon Mr Ian Hansen - (30.07.2015)
“That this House notes the comments and recommendations of the Public Accounts Committee in respect of the Business Continuity Plan.” [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

PORTFOLIO REPORT OF THE HON GAVIN SHORT (30/07/15) - (30.07.2015)
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, since my last report we have seen staff changes at the very top of PWD with Manfred Keenleyside retiring from his position of DPW after many years of service and Falkla [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Debate on the Hon Gavin Short’s Portfolio Report - 07/30 - (30.07.2015)
I would like to thank the Honourable Gavin Short for his very comprehensive report. And I would like to say I really do welcome that the wash plant is now working at the Quarry. [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

The Portfolio Report of the Hon Mr Mike Summers (30/07/15) - (30.07.2015)
I will start with the Department of Health and Social Services, which is essentially about people. There are a number of new Staff as there inevitably are in the Health and Medical Services Departmen [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Motion for Adjournment Speech of the Hon Mr Ian Hansen-07/30 - (30.07.2015)
The other night is was great to go to Government House to congratulate our sports people. [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

Report on the meeting of Executive Council held on Wednesday 29th July 2015 - (30.07.2015)
When reading the minutes from the previous ExCo meeting, the first substantive issue noted was that the FIG Director of Civil Aviation was coordinating a briefing for LAN with the MoD so that LAN full [More...]
Category: Falklands | Legal

SEA FREIGHT SERVICE POST-RMS - (24.06.2015)
SHG is pleased to announce that AW Ship Management Ltd (AWSML) has been selected as Preferred Bidder for the sea freight service to St Helena after the RMS St Helena leaves service next year. [More...]
Category: St Helena | Tourism/Travel

FIG APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF POLICY - (12.06.2015)
John Shea has been appointed by FIG as the new Head of Policy. He comes to the Islands from the United States [More...]
Category: Falklands | Gen - Government

KEMH CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF HEALTHCARE IN THE FALKLANDS - (25.05.2015)
My first memory of the KEMH was the Churchill Wing just before construction of the new hospital began in December 1984. [More...]
Category: Falklands | Health

Public Meeting Report: Monday, 25 May 2015 Part 2 - (25.05.2015)
An open public meeting took place in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town hall on Monday, 25 May 2015 at 1700hrs. Present were MLAs Cheek, Edwards, Hansen, Rendell, Short and Summers. Ian Hans [More...]
Category: Falklands | Business News

WALKERS AND RUNNERS TO SEE PINK AT FITZROY ON MAY 17TH - (07.05.2015)
Those of you who remember the excellent day out last May during the annual pink fun run at Fitzroy will not be disappointed this year when the annual run takes place on Sunday, 17 may 2015. [More...]
Category: Falklands | Health

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY 23 APRIL 2015 - (23.04.2015)
Part 1: Prayers, Confirmation, Oath of Allegiance and Motions [More...]
Category: Falklands | Legal

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1.Motion for Adjournment Speech of the Hon Mr Ian Hansen-07/30
2.The Portfolio Report of the Hon Mr Mike Summers (30/07/15)
3.Debate on the Hon Gavin Short’s Portfolio Report - 07/30
4.PORTFOLIO REPORT OF THE HON GAVIN SHORT (30/07/15)
5.Legislative Assembly: Motion No 7/2015 by the Hon Mr Ian Hansen
6.Debate on the Referendum Motion
7.Legislative Assembly: Motion No 6/2015 by Dr the Hon Barry Elsby
8.Legislative Assembly: Question No 12/2015 by the Hon Mr Ian Hansen
9.Question No 11/2015 by the Hon Mrs Jan Cheek

1.South Georgia Management Zone:
2.South Georgia Maritime Zone: A Successful Partnership
3.St. Helena: A Fishery on the Way Up!
4.South Georgia Residents Rescue Stranded Fishermen
5.A Zodiac Tour Of Gough Island
6.A Zodiac Tour of Boatswainbird Island
7.The Unseen Consequence of Longline Poaching
8.EXCO REPORT – TUESDAY 25 NOVEMBER
9.3 Way Archery Postal Shoot – a Victory for the Falklands Team

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