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Falklands : Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Michael Poole, MLA
Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 21.04.2014 (Article Archived on 19.05.2014)

Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, there are just two things from me.

Motion for Adjournment Speech by the Honourable Mr Michael Poole, MLA

Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable members, there are just two things from me. First of all, I would like to congratulate the Marathon runners earlier in the week. In this house recently I had been less than complementary about the business practices of Standard Chartered Bank but in the spirit of giving credit where credit is due, I think they should be commended on their sponsorship of that event and their organisation of it. I think it is a really prestigious sporting event now in the annual calendar and I would like to thank them for that.

And finally I would just like to note I have the privilege of taking over the chairmanship of the Assembly from next week on the quarterly basis that we have agreed. I will be taking over from the Honourable Mike Summers whose theme for his quarter was Safeguarding Children as he has mentioned. The theme for my quarter will be the Vulnerable Persons’ Strategy and in particular looking at how as a government we can do more to assist those earning the least in our community. It is quite a broad theme. I have started to have discussions with Colleagues and also with directors and with the civil service generally about what this means, what we can do over the quarter and beyond to make sure we are fulfilling our obligations as a government and as a people to those that are most vulnerable within the community.

I welcome from constituents any comments and questions on that if they want to give input, please do get in touch.

Thank you Mr Speaker.

 

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