John Barritt http://www.royalgazette.com John Barritt en-us How will Codes of Conduct be enforced? <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150522/COLUMN01/150529898/AR/0/AR-150529898.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> You might think this timely, Mr Editor. The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association CPA has come up with recommendations for Codes of Conduct for MPs and just to be clear this is for the consideration of Legislatures throughout the Commonwealth. Bermuda is no exception. We are on their mailing list. Were members. The circular, which. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150522/COLUMN01/150529898&source=RSS Fri, 22 May 2015 04:04:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150522/COLUMN01/150529898&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150522/COLUMN01/150529898/AR/0/AR-150529898.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> You might think this timely, Mr Editor. The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association CPA has come up with recommendations for Codes of Conduct for MPs and just to be clear this is for the consideration of Legislatures throughout the Commonwealth. Bermuda is no exception. We are on their mailing list. Were members. The circular, which. .. Airport project should be put out to tender <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150519/COLUMN01/150519725/AR/0/AR-150519725.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Here is my take, Mr Editor. Politics is very much broad strokes. First impressions tend to stick. Detail is important, sure, and woe betide should you get caught out for failing to pay attention to detail. Those chickens, my friends, have a way of coming home to roost eventually, and usually sooner rather than later. Those. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150519/COLUMN01/150519725&source=RSS Tue, 19 May 2015 05:04:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150519/COLUMN01/150519725&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150519/COLUMN01/150519725/AR/0/AR-150519725.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Here is my take, Mr Editor. Politics is very much broad strokes. First impressions tend to stick. Detail is important, sure, and woe betide should you get caught out for failing to pay attention to detail. Those chickens, my friends, have a way of coming home to roost eventually, and usually sooner rather than later. Those. .. Owning a home may be about to get harder Me and the mates got to talking recently, Mr Editor, always a dangerous thing I know, and the topic was home ownership, in Bermuda mostly. We are agreed it is more than just a worthwhile pursuit. Owning your own home is something which all people should be encouraged to pursue, and it is something which we wish for all our. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150515/COLUMN01/150519840&source=RSS Thu, 14 May 2015 23:57:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150515/COLUMN01/150519840&source=RSS Me and the mates got to talking recently, Mr Editor, always a dangerous thing I know, and the topic was home ownership, in Bermuda mostly. We are agreed it is more than just a worthwhile pursuit. Owning your own home is something which all people should be encouraged to pursue, and it is something which we wish for all our. .. PAC and Port Royal horse has bolted stable <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150508/COLUMN01/150509743/AR/0/AR-150509743.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Theres no sense crying over spilled milk, right? Wrong and certainly not when it involves taxpayers money and politics. It seems also to depend, Mr Editor, on whose milk we happen to be talking about and how fresh or sour it was when it was spilled. Take the Auditors Report on Port Royal Golf Course by way of example. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150508/COLUMN01/150509743&source=RSS Fri, 08 May 2015 05:52:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150508/COLUMN01/150509743&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150508/COLUMN01/150509743/AR/0/AR-150509743.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Theres no sense crying over spilled milk, right? Wrong and certainly not when it involves taxpayers money and politics. It seems also to depend, Mr Editor, on whose milk we happen to be talking about and how fresh or sour it was when it was spilled. Take the Auditors Report on Port Royal Golf Course by way of example. The more things change, the more they dont <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150501/COLUMN01/150509988/AR/0/AR-150509988.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Some things never change, Mr Editor. Or so it seems. It was back to the future when I recently had occasion to pick up a copy of the Report of The Royal Commission into the 1977 Disturbances, better known as the Pitt Report, and thumbed through some of its recommendations. One of the concerns back then, believe it or not, was the way in. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150501/COLUMN01/150509988&source=RSS Fri, 01 May 2015 01:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150501/COLUMN01/150509988&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150501/COLUMN01/150509988/AR/0/AR-150509988.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Some things never change, Mr Editor. Or so it seems. It was back to the future when I recently had occasion to pick up a copy of the Report of The Royal Commission into the 1977 Disturbances, better known as the Pitt Report, and thumbed through some of its recommendations. One of the concerns back then, believe it or not, was the way in. ..