Georgetown clean-up will not be handled by city council – Whittaker

Local Government Norman Whittaker yesterday said that he would have to be “dumb and stupid” to give the City Council the $500 million that had been allocated to clean up Georgetown.

“I can’t… I am not about to make funds available to City Council when the information, the records in my possession tell me that they have been misspending public funds. I have got to be dumb and stupid to make those funds available to them. I am not going to,” he said.

In March, during the budget presentation, Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh had said that $1 billion will be spent on a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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