Dela Britton sworn in as Chairman of PUC

Newly-appointed Chair-man of the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Dela Britton said yesterday that the body is being “retooled” in preparation for the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector.

Britton, an attorney-at-law by profession took the oath of office during a ceremony at State House and replaces retired judge Prem Persaud who demitted office at the end of March after serving for nearly two decades.

Asked about her immediate priority, she said that given that the country is on the cusp of telecoms liberalisation, the Commission is “being retooled and I hit the ground running….