Allocations for constitutional agencies passed

-after long delay over documentation

Opposition Parliamentarian Priya Manickchand argued that the document she holds, a curated copy of Budget proposals from the 16 Constitutional Agencies, was not enough to inform the debate on their allocations.

Consideration of the budgetary allocations for 16 constitutional agencies was yesterday delayed for five hours while the House struggled to provide the opposition with copies of the budgets as submitted to the Clerk.

GTT withdraws application to end phone box service in interior areas

Even though the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) yesterday retracted its application to withdraw its phone box service to 18 interior communities, representation was made by members of the public who said that not only is there a need for the service but there is also a need for improvements.