Name: Bernie Bush
District: West Bay
Affiliation: Cayman Democratic Party
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
The annual senior citizens social, hosted by the West Bay Community Council and West Bay MLAs McKeeva Bush, Capt. Eugene Ebanks and Bernie Bush, attracted more than 600 people when it was held on Dec. 17 at the Sir John A. Cumber Primary School Hall.
In May 2013, Velma Powery-Hewitt ran for legislative office in West Bay, finishing fifth in the four-member district. The winners included fellow United Democratic Party candidates McKeeva Bush, Bernie Bush and Eugene Ebanks – as well as one independent candidate, Tara Rivers, who would go on to join the Progressives government in a ministerial position.
Former Premier Mckeeva Bush and his one-time education minister Rolston Anglin publicly buried the hatchet Monday night as they appeared on the same political stage for the first time since their acrimonious split prior to the 2013 election.
The en masse resignations of four lawmakers (Bernie Bush, Eugene Ebanks, Ezzard Miller and Alva Suckoo) from the Complaints Commissioner committee are important not so much from a “practical” standpoint as from a “political” one.
Four Cayman Islands MLAs resigned Wednesday from the legislative committee that oversees the Complaints Commissioner’s Office in protest of the government’s plan to combine that office with other government watchdog entities. North Side independent MLA Ezzard Miller confirmed he had sent his resignation to the Speaker of the House on Wednesday.
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