• The Ministry of National Security is advising that effective May 21st, the Customs Department’s main Hamilton offices will relocate from Custom House, 40 Front Street to the new location of Maiden House, 131 Front Street, Hamilton. The Department’s contact numbers, emails and operation hours (8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Monday – Friday) all remain the same.


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Statement from His Excellency the Governor, Mr John Rankin CMG

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

“As made clear in my statement of 7 December, there are two investigations currently underway in respect of the protests outside the House of Assembly on 2 December.  First, a police investigation into allegations of criminal conduct by those protesting, with files being prepared for possible charges.  Secondly, an investigation into complaints brought against police officers which have been referred to the Police Complaints Authority. 

I have also agreed with the Commissioner of Police and following consultation with the Premier that, in line with best practice, the police response to the protests should be independently reviewed by a peer organization. I am making arrangements to have a senior UK police officer conduct such a review and make recommendations wherever improvements could be made, including as appropriate on any future resource or training needs.”

11 January 2017