Name: Alden McLaughlin
District: Red Bay
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
The 43rd Regional Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association began on Monday at the Marriott Beach Resort.
Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury’s appointment has been “temporarily withdrawn” for at least the next several weeks while an unspecified investigation proceeds against him, officials with the U.K.’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirmed via the governor’s office Wednesday.
“[Tuesday] evening, June 12, I was invited to the House of Lords to meet with Lord Ahmad, Minister of State for the Overseas Territories.
Cayman Islands leaders continued to push for constitutional reform in a series of meetings in London following the U.K.’s decision to impose public beneficial ownership registries on its overseas territories.
Premier Alden McLaughlin is in London this week to take part in meetings with British officials about constitutional reform and public beneficial ownership registers.
The Cayman Islands government will seek to change the law to protect both appointed members of statutory authority boards and government workers who serve those agencies from legal liability arising from certain negligent actions.