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26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, could the Honourable Michael Poole please explain how the existing retail price index is structured and calculated and when it was last conducted? more »
26 March 2015
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I shall be very brief as I seem to have done a lot more talking today than I normally do so I said most of the things I would be saying in my speech for adjournment. more »
26 March 2015
The first paper of the day was a joint report from the Policy Unit and Marine Officer about amendments to and updating of Marine Legislation. more »
26 March 2015
A meeting of Legislative Assembly took place on Thursday, 26 march 2015 at 0900hrs in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall. more »
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, could the Honourable Ian Hansen please inform the House of the following: more »
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, during preparations for this year’s budget, initial work using census and financial data seems to suggest a significant imbalance in salaries of up to 27% in favour of men. more »
26 March 2015
Again, I would like to thank my Honourable Colleague for his question and offer my thanks to Jamie, Billy and Bickie of the Policy Unit for their input to my response. more »
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Colleagues – Mr Speaker it is my opportunity to provide an update on the work of the Law and Regulation Directorate. more »
26 March 2015
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members. I have just one comment and a question, if you don’t mind. In terms of the retirement pension contributions consultation, as the Honourable member has said we had some very clear feedback in terms of people’s preference for not moving to a salary based scheme more »
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, in my quarterly portfolio update I will begin with a few points from Central Services. I will just run through them briefly and there are some things that may be of interest to people. more »
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, I thank the Honourable Ian Hansen for that update on his portfolio. He mentioned the Stanley Services move to upgrading the fuel supply at Fox Bay which I welcome. more »
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I have a couple of issues to raise today, to note that representatives of the Lucy Faithful Foundation more »
26 March 2015
Thank you Mr Speaker. I would first like to comment on FIMCO and the Abattoir as we are currently half way through the export season. Talking to the General Manager, he tells me that the processing is going well this year. more »
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, firstly I would like to say I welcome the report of the Honourable Mike Summers of the work that’s being done on care for older people more »
25 March 2015
For further information regarding this press release or either of the two documents, please contact the Policy Unit more »
21 March 2015
Thanks are also extended to SAAS for facilitating the transfer and shipment of components at the earliest possible date, and also to road users for their forbearance while the bridge was closed. more »
19 March 2015
Though it has been about six times Sandra Tyler-Haywood has presented certificates at Government House, it amazes her to see the wide range of qualifications earned by students at the Training Centre. more »
11 March 2015
When reading the minutes from the previous ExCo meeting, it was noted that the Joint Policy Statement governing civilian use of the airbridge is still being finalised for signature by relevant UK Ministers. more »
09 March 2015
A meeting of the Falkland islands Youth Parliament took place in the court and Assembly chamber of the Town Hall at 1400hrs on Monday, 09 March 2015. more »
04 March 2015
The MOD has applied limitations to the right to travel on the South Atlantic Air-bridge to certain nationalities. more »
04 March 2015
The European Commission has announced that in order to address the need for facilitated access to funding in the European Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs), more »
03 March 2015
Barry Marsden has confirmed that he has tendered his resignation from his post as Director of Emergency Services and has notified the Chief Executive of the intention. more »
26 February 2015
JC: I would like to go back to the written answer I received to a supplementary question. more »
26 February 2015
A meeting of legislative Assembly took place at 0900hrs on Thursday, 26 February 2015 in the Court and Assembly Chamber of the Town Hall. more »
26 February 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I will start this time with FIDC. They are almost fully staffed now. more »
26 February 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, my portfolio responsibilities are for Education as well as Art and Culture. more »
26 February 2015
With permission Mr Speaker, I should like to make a Statement on the Falkland Islands defence review. more »
26 February 2015
Please could the Honourable Dr Barry Elsby advise what is being done to cover vacancies in the secondary school in the interim while substantive post holders are being recruited? more »
26 February 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, to start on a serious note, we were all reminded at Monday’s public meeting of the real concern that many still have when they are faced with the flag waving and other activities of some Argentine visitors. more »
26 February 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, my apologies for being last; I was in a world of my own mostly. more »
26 February 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, my apologies for being last; I was in a world of my own mostly. more »
26 February 2015
Thank you Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, in rising to support the Motion I would like to, as portfolio holder for Fisheries, make some comments about the events of last week when sadly 9 Vietnamese Fishermen jumped from 2 Taiwanese vessels in our harbours. more »
26 February 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable members, I will be brief. more »
26 February 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I will be even briefer. more »
26 February 2015
PR: Mr Speaker, I would like to thank the Honourable Jan Cheek for her report. more »
26 February 2015
The Falkland Islands Government welcomes the Secretary of State for Defence’s statement today in the House. more »
26 February 2015
Mr speaker, Honourable Members, In rising to support the Motion for Adjournment I would like to begin by thanking the Honourable Phyll Rendell for those remarks more »
25 February 2015
Firstly, four papers related to Premier Oil’s drilling programme were discussed. more »
25 February 2015
Firstly, four papers related to Premier Oil’s drilling programme were discussed. more »
12 November 2014
First paper we discussed was setting Fishing Access Fees for 2015. John Barton, Director of Natural Resources attended and MLA Rendell excused herself for this discussion. more »
05 October 2013
BFBS is making some changes to its delivery of television to the public of the Falkland Islands from the 15th of October. more »
06 February 2007
A jump in demand due to extremely cold weather in the North-eastern United States helped to increase the price of crude today. more »
15 January 2007
Fears that OPEC will cut production for the third time in four months have elped to increase the price of crude today. more »
17 August 2006
Find out what happened during this important committee meeting. more »
07 December 2005
Find out what happened during this important meeting. more »
Teaberry Express
26 March 2015
Mr Speaker, Honourable Members, I thank the Honourable member for his reply and note the relatively heavy weighting of fuel in the basket and we hope as we see oil prices starting to seep through to us we will see more drops. more »
11 March 2015
THE Falkland Islands Museum & National Trust is very proud to announce that the Historic Dockyard Museum has been shortlisted in the International category of the Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2015. more »
09 March 2015
Young Falkland Islands students studying in the United Kingdom, Kalon Jaffray and Jessica McPhee will be attending the Commonwealth Day events in London. more »
09 March 2015
One simple lesson from history is that when people come together to talk, to exchange ideas and to develop common goals, wonderful things can happen. more »
23 February 2015
TWO members of a Royal Air Force (RAF) Search and Rescue team who found and rescued a fisherman lost overboard near the Falkland Islands have been honoured in the latest round of military awards. more »
03 January 2015
It comes with a heavy heart on the saddest day that any child has to go through... On Sunday 1st March 2015, more »
08 December 2005
Islanders were concerned when they heard of Baroness Thatcher's hospitalisation on Wednesday. Photo (c) J. Brock (FINN) Baroness Thatcher and the late Dennis Thatcher in Goose Green in 1992. more »
07 December 2005
A brief run-down of South Atlantic news more »
07 December 2005
A brief run-down of South Atlantic news. more »
The Craft of Journalism
02 August 2008
We begin in 2007 when it was decided to update "The Young Man and Journalism" by the late Chester Sanders Lord and to focus that update on what is happening to the craft in the South Atlantic Islands. more »
14 June 2008
Interested people should realise what is going to happen to them when they enter into journalism as a career. Today’s it is quite different than it was when “The Young Man and Journalism” was written. Photos (C) J. Brock (FINN) more »
03 May 2008
Chester Sanders Lord was my Great Uncle. Though he died a good 13 years before I was born we have the same passion - Journalism. more »
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