SVG Opposition Party Holds Their Own Budget Debate

The Opposition New Democratic Party will hold what they call the alternative budget debate starting today Wednesday, 7th February 2018.

The debate is in response to the budget presented by the government which began on Monday and wrapped up on Tuesday, the shortest in the country’s history.

The Opposition did not debate the estimates presented in January and the budget presented on the 5th of February 2018.

On Monday following the throne speech by the Governor-General, the members staged a walkout and join supporters protesting opposite the parliament building.

Today’s debate which will be broadcast on Nice Radio will hear from the Leader of the Opposition.

General Secretary of the NDP Tyrone James says the ULP is imploding and will collapse very soon.

On Thursday Senator  Zita Barnwell and MP, Terrance Olliviere will make presentations, while on Friday MP Nigel Stephenson and MP Roland Matthews while be making their contribution.

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