Letters

‘Tone of letter was harsh’

Dear Editor, I hereby offer my sincerest apologies for the tone of my letter in SN captioned ‘All forms of corporal punishment should not be abolished,’ dated January 26, in which I expressed great disappointment in President David Granger’s views concerning ending corporal punishment in the school and the home.

Personal memoir

Dear Editor, I was involved in an accident with my motorcycle on the job as a rice extension officer. I was working at the time with an arm of the PPP and I became differently-abled.

There is doubt over the whole year 2015 GDP growth rate

Dear Editor, Even using the Chief Statistician’s own measures create serious doubt about the claimed GDP growth rate for 2015. I thank Mr Lennox Benjamin for his explanation in response to my letter questioning the claimed whole year (WR) GDP growth of 3% claimed by this government for 2015 when half year GDP growth from January to June (H1) was 0.7% (‘The annual growth rate is not calculated as the average of the sum…’ SN, February 4).

The city council needs a real audit

Dear Editor, I saw a newspaper report two days ago in which the city council’s Public Relations Officer boasted that “The AG’s office is to help the M&CC to audit its Treasurer’s Department.” If indeed true, this would be exhilarating news.