GTUC calls for broadening of no-confidence talks

While welcoming Wednesday’s meeting between government and the opposition on the issues surrounding the passage of the no-confidence motion against the David Granger-led administration, the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has urged that civil society also be included.

“It is encouraging that they are engaging even as they await the court’s deliberation on matters brought before it on the confidence vote. Both opposition and government have a responsibility to ensure the day-to-day administration of the State where peace and order prevail and the governmental functions are executed,” the GTUC said in a statement yesterday.

At least three matters have been filed in the High Court following the passage of a PPP/C-sponsored no-confidence motion against the APNU+AFC government on December 21. Now former APNU+AFC parliamentarian Charrandass Persaud voted against the government to see the motion pass 33-32…..

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