March 22, 2011

NDP holds meeting at its headquarters today

The New Democratic Party (NDP) will hold a meeting at its headquarters today, Tuesday, March 22, to discuss the passage of two controversial Bills in Parliament. This was announced by Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace, during a broadcast of the New Times radio programme on Nice Radio yesterday.{{more}}

Eustace explained that this meeting will provide persons with the opportunity to receive clarity on issues surrounding the Bills. Eustace, inviting all to attend the meeting, said that the meeting will take the form of an open forum. There, however, will be speeches made. He assured that it will not be a session dominated by speeches, but an interactive session. The meeting will begin at 10:30 am.

The House of Assembly was scheduled to have a sitting today; it however has been postponed until April 5, 2011. The postponement of parliament was announced by Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on Friday. He stated that the sitting had been postponed as he was nursing an injury to his ankle.(OS)