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PPP/C says MPs being muzzled by gov’t in budget debate

The People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) last evening accused government of attempting to muzzle its parliamentarians by limiting the time they have to speak and ignoring convention by placing Leader of the Opposition Bharrat Jagdeo to wrap up the opposition side of the debate before four government ministers.

PPP will contest local polls once conditions met

-to press for new voters list, electronic voting

People’s Progressive Party (PPP) General Secretary Clement Rohee on Monday announced the opposition party’s interest in contesting the local government elections, but only if certain conditions are met, including the demarcation of boundaries for each constituency.