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They suggested I was using power as Speaker to get special privilege

“[There was] no abuse of power because I was getting visa waivers even before I was the Speaker. So to even suggest that I was using my power as Speaker to get some special privilege …”Willock

Embattled former Speaker of the House of Assembly Julian Willock has suggested that criminal allegations levelled against him recently were because of suspicions he may have abused his former parliamentary post. 

Willock gave that indication while appearing on the Zulu 360 show on Tola Radio last evening, January 18. 

Willock recently confirmed that he was questioned by United Kingdom (UK) investigators on suspicion of human trafficking last week, but noted that he was released without any official charges being laid against him. 

Warrants used to seize my devices and documents

According to Willock, six UK officers showed up at his house in Sea Cows Bay with a search warrant and detained him as they searched his premises. 

“They took my computers, they took my cellphones, they took my travel documents… they took a whole set of documents [that] me and my lawyer concluded [were] unrelated to the allegation,” Willock claimed.

However, the former House Speaker maintains that his electronic devices – all of which were seized during the search – have still not been returned to him more than a week later. 

“I was released without charges, so I suppose their so-called investigation continues,” Willock stated.

One or two persons unaccounted for

In the meantime, Willock said he was also questioned by the investigators about visa waivers he had obtained through the Deputy Governor’s Office for persons over the years. 

“They’re claiming that over the years, I have brought in people via visa waivers and that one or two of the persons cannot be accounted for,” Willock explained.

The former Speaker said he was in the process of compiling a list of all the persons for which he obtained visa waivers, and noted that he had been receiving these waivers for nearly a decade.

“It was way back since 2014 that we were receiving visa waivers under the policy — whether it is was for friends of mine in transit in the BVI, whether it was for people coming in for short-term associated with my company, whether it was friends of mine coming in to spend some time, whatever it was — we have been receiving visa waivers from 2014 up until 2022,” Willock explained.

He further expressed that there is a clearly outlined policy on how persons can obtain visa waivers for entering the territory and insisted that it was not a “willy-nilly” process in place for doing so.

“It had nothing to do with me being Speaker. [There was] no abuse of power because I was getting visa waivers even before I was the Speaker,” Willock insisted. He proceeded to argue: “So to even suggest that I was using my power as Speaker to get some special privilege …”

He did not complete that thought.

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  1. LB says:

    So Myron shouldn’t have talked about his case in the media but Willock can? They said Myron was trying to influence a jury pool before the case was called and trying his case in the social media and public space instead of a court of law. Well what Willock doing now?

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  2. LB says:

    Willock boss we with you they cannot bring you down

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  3. @ LB says:

    the difference is, the esteemed has NOT BE CHARGED WITH ANYTHING AND WOULD NOT BE! MYRON IS CHARGED AND BEFORE THE COURT SO YOU GO FIGURE

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  4. LOL says:

    I wonder if they will they look at those famous porn clips that popped up on his computer?

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  5. Lil boys should be seen and not heard says:

    Boy keep quiet from up and down blah blahing your mouth all over the place.

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  6. No nonsense says:

    “We know where your bodies buried”

  7. Rubber Duck says:

    why they harassing our BVI prince? Gosh man leave the man alone you remove him already as speaker now this bull crap

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  8. Busy Bee says:

    @LB, are we confusing “trying to influence a jury pool” with whining?

  9. Observer says:

    “They suggested I was using power as Speaker to get special privilege”…
    Why does absolutely nothing about that allegation surprise me?

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  10. @Rubber Duck says:

    Prince? He make Prince Harry look popular!

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  11. Norris Turnbull says:

    Willock is not charged with anything Jack donkey. There is a difference.

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  12. SO FAR says:

    That dude is slick ,but the uk is giving him enough emrope to hang himself / we should remember that rodeo dude in Miami used to be beat his chest like king Kong and we all know what happened to him 🤔 he also thought that he was UNTOUCHABLE 👀

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  13. bvi says:

    He was not charged and will not be, you watch and see, he will be charged, UK on the case people.

  14. My people says:

    Free the drew free the esteemed

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  15. Investigator says:

    if they check with the local immigration office at the different ports im sure they can pull up information on these so call people he stated that were friends or people associated with his company ect. I’m sure that all the information the uk officers need is with that department.

  16. WEW says:

    No kidding. Willock wouldn’t do that. 🙂 HA ! Maybe for a 1st class cell?

  17. CNN says:

    Crazy people comparing Myron to Willock go from here Myron cannot walk in Willock shoes plus Myron is charged

    They just trying to go after Willock because of vino
    There is nothing there!

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  18. B HODGE says:

    if you want to know the truth, then i know exactly what some of the visa waivers were for. check back to Ministry of Works when a certain PS launched a yellow site

  19. Rubber Duck says:

    Prince 🫅 of thieves

  20. @cnn says:

    You got to be s**k in your head just like Willock. Willock got any shoes? Don’t make me vomit.

  21. @CNN….cousin says:

    For somebody name CNN you seem to have a short memory. Go in your archives and you will be reminded that Willock went to jail some years ago. I stop watching CNN. I’m watching Fox because they wouldn’t have forgotten that important bit of information.

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  22. No Lie. Not Just you says:

    Every and single one of you are guilty of that. So that accusation has merit.

  23. @ CNN .... COUSIN says:

    that’s just him blogging under different names to try and create drama as usual ,p perhaps he can get the same trini hustler who he brought to fight down mark to sue them white boyz that he’s been yapping every day about with his Venom of racism / Andy gave him a platform to potray his talent in promoting propaganda and it went straight to his head , and he still thinks he is a hero 😁

  24. Alec says:

    @LB: The difference is that Myron was charged in a court of law, where his case will be heard. Unless I missed something, Julian wasn’t charged with anything…… yet.

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  25. FACIAL EXPRESSION says:

    Is saying )> yeah am ah YAPPER , and my game is blogging , under different names , And that’s my claim to fame , the baddest whatever on the yellow site , he he

  26. Kokane says:

    Everybody in high government post abuse their position its like a right of passage in ALL GOVERNMENTS ALL OVER THE WORLD. Even Obama abused his position smh the only honest abuser of his position in the history of governments is Donald Trump. So why accuse the Speaker of the House?

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