Harris, Austin

Name: Austin Harris

District: Prospect

Affiliation: Independent

 

CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS

‘Fair employment’ bill due in September

Cayman Islands lawmakers finished debating a raft of legal changes to immigration rules Wednesday night, but it appears that legislation is just the start of a major overhaul for the system that now allows the employment of nearly 26,000 foreign workers within the British Overseas Territory.

Official launch of ‘Mobi-Mat’ held

The ‘Mobi-Mat’ will make it easier for people with disabilities and mobility issues to enter the water.

MLA Austin Harris: I have not joined Progressives

Prospect MLA Austin Harris said Monday that he has not joined the Progressives political party, despite taking up the position as that party’s “whip” in Cayman’s government of national unity.

Residents clean up Prospect roadsides

Members of the Prospect Community Group cleaned up roadsides in an area of their district recently.

Daily complaints about taxi and bus drivers

A total of 450 “enforcement actions” have been taken against public bus, tour and taxi operators in the past year, the director of the Public Transport Unit revealed Wednesday.

Campaign donors partially revealed

Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital founder Dr. Steve Tomlinson contributed more than $194,000 to 10 political candidates during the final eight weeks of Cayman’s 2017 general election campaign.