Name: McKeeva Bush
District: West Bay West
Affiliation: Cayman Democratic Party
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
Prisoners are helping to create a new children’s playground in West Bay.
Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush is representing the Cayman Islands branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association this week during the 150th meeting of The Royal Commonwealth Society in London.
Mr. Cox recently ignited his fellow conservatives with a speech in which he spoke passionately about the “opportunity” facing Great Britain as it negotiates its way toward Brexit.
Geoffrey Cox, the lawyer who successfully defended former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush in his three-week corruption trial in 2014, was proclaimed as the “star” of the U.K. Conservative Party Conference last week after a rousing pro-Brexit speech that had some British commentators hailing him as a potential prime minister.
As shareholders of local bank Cayman National Corporation Ltd. mull an offer by the Republic Bank Trinidad and Tobago (Barbados) Ltd. to buy up to 74.99 percent of their shares, the territory’s opposition legislators are calling for the “repayment” of a $20 million “investment” government made into a former Cayman National subsidiary in 2005.
Opposition members walked out of the Legislative Assembly in protest Wednesday after Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo was suspended from the House for the day.