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Senate JSC to look at JPS monopoly

The Senate is to appoint a joint select committee, to facilitate consultations between Government and Opposition members on engaging the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) in discussions on its monopoly, as well as the pursuit of newer energy sources.  This … Continued

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Senator says Digital Parliament needed

KINGSTON — Opposition Senator, Norman Grant, has tabled a motion in the Senate, seeking to have the use of communications technology by members permitted in Gordon House, seat of Jamaica’s Parliament. Senator Grant’s motion challenges one of the “hallowed” traditions … Continued

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Nicholson seeks changes to Commission of Enquiries Act

KINGSTON — Opposition Senator A.J. Nicholson has recommended that the Government reform the method of appointment of Commissioners, under the Commission of Enquiries Act. He made this recommendation in a Private Members Motion, tabled in the Senate Friday June 17, … Continued

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Dr. Davies suggests NHT to stimulate economy

KINGSTON — Opposition spokesperson on Finance, Dr. Omar Davies, has suggested that the National Housing Trust (NHT) be used as a proactive instrument islandwide, in creating employment and stimulating economic activity. He added that there is no other sector of … Continued

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Opposition Welcomes Consolidated Estimates

Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Dr. Omar Davies, has commended the Government’s decision to table a copy of the Public Sector Consolidated Estimates of Expenditure, for the first time. “This being the first time the total treatment of the State financial … Continued

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