Felix says security reform plan not delivering needed change

-makes case for restructuring

APNU MP Winston Felix is warning of the need for the Home Ministry to restructure its security reform plans or end up with the same dismal performance as last year.

“Last year, the Honourable Minister of Finance informed us…that ‘government has embarked on a comprehensive programme to reform the security sector….’ I must ask after one year has elapsed what has been the benefit derived from this intervention?” Felix, a former Police Commissioner, asked on Tuesday evening as he made his contribution to ongoing budget debates in the National Assembly.

Felix, who is the main opposition’s Shadow Home Affairs Minister, said that there has been no decrease in crime and suggested that continuing to channel funds into reform plans without making changes will yield no positive results. “The crime statistics issued by the police intermittently have given no reason to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.