WPA members critical of APNU’s faltering on anti-money laundering bill

- Thomas floats sugar task force, NICIL inquiry among conditions for support

Working People’s Alliance (WPA) members are criticising main opposition coalition APNU over its reactive stance on the anti-money laundering amendment bill and party co-leader Dr Clive Thomas has proposed that the passage of “effective” legislation should be linked to clear and consistent demands.

In addition to opposition calls for the passage of outstanding bills and the establishment of the Public Procurement Commission, Thomas has said APNU’s demands should include a call for a task force on the failing sugar industry, an inquiry into the controversial government holding company NICIL and for the filling of all outstanding appointments on state and parastatal bodies.

Thomas, in an open letter to party members that was circulated last week,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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