No common agenda, but opposition wants higher standards of governance
With a number of bills and motions in the pipeline, the opposition parties have been meeting to outline their positions and priorities, but there is no common legislative agenda though they are unified in aiming for higher standards of governance.
The dialogue is ongoing but there are also concerns that President Donald Ramotar will veto the bills passed without the support of the PPP as he has said previously. With the combined opposition holding a one-seat majority in the National Assembly and the government bullish in saying that bills that do not have its support will not be signed into law, there have been increasing concerns that gridlock could be the result.
The combined opposition has faced criticism for not bringing more legislation in the first session of the 10th Parliament and questioned yesterday on whether there is a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.