Sunday, February 25, 2018

Speaker orders Imbert, Young, Al-Rawi to 'take a walk' during budget debate*

Boos and Boots

OUT THEY GO: Finance Minister Colm Imbert, left, and Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi walk after being ordered to do so by the House Speaker for making “unacceptable interferences” during the budget debate yesterday. —Photos: ISHMAEL SALANDY

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In a most unusual development, House Speaker Bridgid Annisette-George yesterday had to ask three senior Government ministers —Finance Minister Colm Imbert, Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young—to leave the Parliament Chamber. They were asked to do so because of their unacceptable interfe­rences during the budget debate contribution of Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar. 

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