The Premier of Bermuda, the Hon. Michael H. Dunkley, JP, MP, visited London on 1st and 2nd September to conduct meetings with Ministers of the new UK Government, following the appointment of Theresa May as Prime Minister.
The Premier met with Robin Walker, MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Exiting the European Union, to discuss the implications for Bermuda of the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
The Premier also met with the Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay of St. Johns, DBE, the Minister of State for the Commonwealth and UN, with responsibilities for the Overseas Territories. The Premier used the opportunity to impress upon the Minister the importance of the UK confirming the appointment of Bermuda's next Governor.
The visit also provided an opportunity for the Premier to engage in dialogue with London-based insurance and reinsurance executives with an interest in Bermuda at a luncheon hosted by XL-Catlin.
The Premier also conducted interviews with editors of The Economist.
The Premier was accompanied on the visit by the Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr. Derrick Binns.