Leslie Miller

Type: Person
Name: Leslie Miller
Title: Minister - Ministry of Trade and Industry (Bahamas)
First reported 45 mins ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 1 reports

No welfare state - use imagination and create jobs

THE much-feared Value Added Tax (VAT) bill was rushed through parliament this week — and the only persons who seemed proud of the achievement were government members who, in the words of Labour Minister Shane Gibson, had to find money to pay government’s ... [Published The Tribune - 45 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

'Why was PM not there for crucial vote?'

By RASHAD ROLLETribune Staff Reporterrrolle@tribunemedia.netPRIME Minister Perry Christie was criticised for his absence from the House Wednesday night when members voted for the passing of the controversial Value Added Tax Bill.Although the VAT Bill ... [Published The Tribune - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

NP residents fed up with blackouts

Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Executive Chairman Leslie Miller yesterday warned that the corporation may be forced to load shed if it could not get a generator at its Clifton Pier Power Station back online last night.The potential load shedding ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

underground cable blamed for latest bec power outages

By SANCHESKA BROWNTribune Staff Reportersbrown@tribunemedia.netPOWER outages in eastern New Providence late Saturday night and early Sunday morning were caused by shorts in an underground cable, according to Bahamas Electricity Corporation Executive ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Miller gives balance to senior PLP on Constitutional Bills

Tall Pines Member of Parliament Leslie Miller, on Wednesday in the House of Assembly, sided with senior members of the Governing Progressive Liberal Party, and threw his support behind the Constitutional Referendum Bills that are being debated." As I ... [Published Freeport News - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Miller pledges support for referendum bills

Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller said yesterday while he still has reservations about the proposed amendment to the constitution that would enable Bahamian women who marry foreign men to pass on their citizenship, he will support the bill.“I’ve been grappling ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

Upcoming Bahamas referendum could be cancelled

NASSAU, Bahamas, Aug. 10, CMC - National Security Minister Dr Bernarnd Nottage has hinted at the possibility of not having a national referendum on November 6 if unanimous support of the proposed constitutional amendments on gender equality is not fo ... [Published Power 106 - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

BEC's ability, reliability questionable

K. Peter Turnquest, MP?for East Grand BahamaWith government considering the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) as the energy supplier for East and West Grand Bahama, Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama Peter Turnquest said he is uncertain of ... [Published Freeport News - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 5 reports

Miller fires back

Tall Pines Member of Parliament Leslie Miller said yesterday he will “deal with” Free National Movement (FNM) Deputy Leader Loretta Butler-Turner in Parliament today for “degrading” him and the people he represents.“It is not going to be pretty; I’ll ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Miller hits at ‘cowards’ in Wells controversy

Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller yesterday suggested “cowards” are behind the controversy that has developed surrounding Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Works Renward Wells, and added that he would put his life on the line that it was not Prime ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Miller urges everyone to pay BEC bills

Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) Executive Chairman Leslie Miller said yesterday the corporation’s accounts receivable is $185 million.Miller told The Guardian several weeks ago that money owed to BEC was in excess of $130 million, with about 75 ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

BEC's $187m receivables force customer 'squeeze'

The Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) is having to put the “squeeze” on its customers by reinstating its Fridaydisconnection exercises, in an effort to slash its bloated $187 million accounts receivables and pay its fuel bill on a timely basis.BEC ... [Published The Tribune - Jul 24 2014]

Quotes

" i can say that there were some calls that i got and i was asked why i decided to support all of the bills. for me, it's about fully understanding something. once that happens, then i walk my own road. that's who i am and after some extensive discussions with the deputy prime minister, hon. philip davis, i understand the bills better. i will support the referendum bills" said Miller
" the infrastructure is a discussion piece, but it can't be right for the people of grand bahama, many of them unemployed, to be facing this situation" said Miller

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No welfare state - use imagination and create jobs [Published The Tribune - 45 mins ago]
'Why was PM not there for crucial vote?' [Published The Tribune - 13 hours ago]
Butler-Turner demonstrates leadership while Chr... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 21 2014]
NP residents fed up with blackouts [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 20 2014]
Christie's poor handling of Wells matter rocks ... [Published Freeport News - Aug 18 2014]
underground cable blamed for latest bec power o... [Published The Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
Miller gives balance to senior PLP on Constitut... [Published Freeport News - Aug 16 2014]
Munroe undecided on support for referendum [Published The Tribune - Aug 15 2014]
Miller blasts Minnis’ about-face on bills [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 15 2014]
School board approves contract for new school [Published My Kawartha - Aug 14 2014]
Miller pledges support for referendum bills [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 14 2014]
Male supremacy and privilege: Why many men feel... [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 14 2014]
PLP govt. might allow bills for Referendum to die [Published Freeport News - Aug 13 2014]
Mitchell urges Bahamians to trust their leaders [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 13 2014]
Govt to amend referendum questions [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 13 2014]
FNM deputy blasts govt on referendum [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 13 2014]
Union chief's chauvinism [Published The Tribune - Aug 13 2014]
Questions for referendum have been altered, say... [Published The Tribune - Aug 13 2014]
DR IAN BETHEL BENNET: Gender inequality: 'A ser... [Published The Tribune - Aug 13 2014]
Gibson: I have not seen referendum questions yet [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 12 2014]
BEC union chief says no to referendum bill [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 12 2014]
FNM ‘troubled’ by referendum ‘confusion’ [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 12 2014]
FNM MP says team not consulted on questions [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 12 2014]
'Red herring' arguments on same sex marriage cr... [Published The Tribune - Aug 12 2014]
Moss: I will not support three of constitutiona... [Published The Tribune - Aug 12 2014]
Muzzle the FNM chairman [Published The Tribune - Aug 12 2014]
INSIGHT: Leading questions [Published The Tribune - Aug 11 2014]
Rollins calls for amendment to define matrimony [Published The Tribune - Aug 11 2014]
Wells, Rollins against bills [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 11 2014]
Minnis: Cash spoke on behalf of FNM [Published Nassau Guardian - Aug 11 2014]
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