Thursday, August 28, 2014

SPLIT VOTE

Support for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2014 was last night split among the Indepen­dent senators. Speaking in the Senate, at Tower D, International Water­front Centre, Port of Spain, du­ring day two of the debate on the bill, Dr Dhaneshwar Mahabir recommended, with respect to the run-off aspect, Government adopt the French model of 20 per cent of the votes instead of the proposed 50 per cent. With such an amendment, he felt he could support the bill. Read more »

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