Willock: Lawyer costs ‘not my responsibility’


Speaker of the House Julian Willock has denied personal responsibility for paying legal costs related to his withdrawn request for an injunction against three Commission of Inquiry attorneys. Instead, his lawyers argued, government should foot the bill.

The withdrawn request left the COI team and

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Deputy speaker grilled on contracts

The Commission of Inquiry has suggested that House of Assembly Deputy Speaker Neville Smith breached section 67 of the Virgin Islands Constitution by failing either to vacate his seat or to obtain a timely exemption after his company entered into contracts with government. But during a hearing on