Premier David Burt will deliver two Ministerial Statements in the House of Assembly this morning, as Finance Minister, the first of which will focus on what action Government will take against the Bill passed in the House of Commons this week to make a company ownership public registry by the year 2020.
Listed on today’s Order of Business for the Lower House is the UK Action on Beneficial Ownership and the MOU Signings of FinTech Development.
Home Affairs Minister will also update MPs on New Immigration Policy for FinTech Companies.
Earlier this week, the Premier criticised the vote affecting British Overseas Territories, with the exception of Guernsey, Jersey, and the Island of Man.
The Bill sets out measures to be taken against any Overseas Territory fails to introduce a public register, under the UK Secretary of State, who has the power prepare a draft Order in Council forcing the OT to do so.
‘Making Healthcare Affordable and Accessible’ will be the subject of another statement by Health Minister Kim Wilson.
Minister of Government Reform, Lovitta Foggo will expand on the 2016 Population and Housing Census Report and the Government E-Gazette Initiative.
And Education Minister Diallo Rabain, will update MPs on the Bermuda Public School System: Youth Empowerment Summit and 2018 Male Outstanding Teen Award Winners.
OBA MP Cole Simons is also due to report to the House on the Report of the Public Accounts Committee when the House resumes at 10am this morning.