Finance Minister to face privileges committee

-over non-compliance with National Assembly resolution

Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh has been referred to the Privileges Committee of Parliament for matters surrounding his failure to comply with a parliamentary resolution that required him to provide reports on extra-budgetary agencies and to pay all monies being held by such agencies into the Consolidated Fund.

During yesterday’s sitting of the National Assembly, House Speaker Raphael Trotman announced that the action was in keeping with a motion brought last year by APNU MP Carl Greenidge. The motion called for the minister to be referred to the committee for disregarding …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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