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House to debate Budget

Legislators face a gruelling stint in the House of Assembly today as the 2019-20 Budget is debated.

Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, the One Bermuda Alliance spokeswoman for finance, will give the Opposition Reply to the Budget.

Ms Gordon-Pamplin will deliver on behalf of Nick Kempe, the Shadow Minister of Finance, who sits in the Senate.

In ministerial statements, David Burt, the Premier, is to speak on public sector reforms, and MPs will hear about the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission from Curtis Dickinson, the finance minister.

Home affairs minister Walter Roban will address changes proposed for the municipalities — with legislation for their reform expected to be tabled.

Lovitta Foggo, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sport, is to speak on programmes under way with the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs.

Wayne Caines, the national security minister, will inform the House of disaster relief management, and Diallo Rabain, the Minister of Education, will update MPs on financial support for students at Bermuda College.