Saturday, February 17, 2018

No contempt charge for PM*

‘Crooks in Parliament’ comment...

‘Vague statement’: Dr Keith Rowley

PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley will not be referred to Parliament’s Committee of Privileges for Contempt of Parliament over recent statements in which he referred to “crooks” in Parliament, House Speaker Bridgid Annisette-George ruled yesterday.
On September 29, Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar was granted leave to raise a motion of privilege over Rowley’s remarks during a TV6 interview that he “does not knowingly associate with crooks except in Parliament”.

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