Concerned by nepotism – The Royal Gazette | Bermuda News, Business, Sports, Events, & Community

Log In

Reset Password

Concerned by nepotism

August 23, 2011

Dear Sir,

I am writing concerning whether or not there is nepotism within the PLP government. Nepotism, by definition; favouritism shown to relatives or close friends by those with power or influence.

It seems that many relatives or friends of past and current members of parliament are benefitting by their positions of power. One or two families have many of their relatives or friends in high governmental positions. Are we being governed efficiently or effectively, or is this a way of getting friends and families a pay cheque courtesy of the taxpayer? As a result of these nepotistic ways, in this writer’s opinion, we find ourselves in a downward spiral. Our local economy is under threat, our health care system seems unjust, crime has escalated and there’s little evidence of tourism turning

Will Bermuda continue on in the direction we are now headed or will change be on its way?



You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published August 25, 2011 at 10:00 am (Updated August 24, 2011 at 9:10 pm)

Concerned by nepotism

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon