Webb Resigns as Cabinet Minister
Today, Premier the Hon.
W. Alexander Scott JP, MP announced the resignation
of Minister Renee Webb from the Cabinet. In
submitting her resignation, Minister Webb
also relinquishes responsibilities for the
Ministries of Tourism, Telecommunications
Premier Scott said, “I have accepted
Minister Webb’s resignation with regret.
I valued the contributions she has made to
the Cabinet and to her various portfolios.
However I respect her decision and wish her
nothing but well in the future. Ms. Webb is
an elected Member of Parliament and there
is no doubt she will continue to represent
her Constituency with the vigor and passion
she is known for.”
The Premier has recommended to His Excellency
the Governor, the following changes to the
Minister Ewart Brown will take on the responsibility
of Ministry of Tourism. As a result this will
give him a dual portfolio, and he will assume
the role of Minister of Tourism Transport.
The Premier believes this appointment brings
synergy to Ministries that play a vital role
in Bermuda’s Tourism industry.
Minister Michael Scott will be appointed
to the Ministry of Telecommunications and
e-Commerce, and Attorney General Larry Mussenden
will fold into his portfolio the responsibility
of Legislative Affairs.
Premier Scott will take the opportunity to
review his Cabinet over the summer recess