Speaker rejects requests to send Ramjattan, Hughes to Privileges Committee

-Teixeira sees bias

Speaker of the National Assembly, Raphael Trotman yesterday rejected two requests by PPP/C Chief Whip Gail Teixeira for AFC MPs Khemraj Ramjattan and Cathy Hughes to be referred to the Privileges Committee of Parliament.

In his rulings he cited the length of time taken by Texeira to bring the complaints, the absence of evidence in the case of Ramjattan and in the case of Hughes ambiguity over the definition of speech.

The Speaker’s ruling triggered an accusation of bias from Teixeira at a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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