Tuesday, February 20, 2018

No vote on Top cop*

A great disappointment, says PM

seeking answers: Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley speaks during yesterday’s sitting of Parliament. —Photos: STEPHEN DOOBAY

Deja vu.
The House of Representatives yesterday took action to deal with the “fiasco” surrounding the appointment of a Commissioner of Police and two deputy commissioners.
The House, meeting at Tower D, International Waterfront Centre, Port of Spain, unanimously agreed to defer debate on the President’s notification on the nominees for these three top positions and to establish a Special Select Committee to examine the process employed by the Police Service Commission (PSA) in arriving at the nominees.
Accounting firm KPMG and the PSC will be summoned to appear before the Special Select Committee, which has been mandated to report back to the House by March 31.

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