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TANCOO: Government facilitating corruption

“Trinidad and Tobago continues to become more corrupt under this PNM government because of its REFUSAL to fully implement the procurement legislation over the past 7 years.” says MP Tancoo. The procurement and disposal of state property laws were designed to put in...
Posted On 01 Feb 2023
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Opposition Leader: Faris and Armour must go now

Having sacked Faris Al-Rawi as Attorney General, we call upon Dr Rowley to do the honourable thing and fire him from the Cabinet altogether, as his mismanagement and incompetence have once again cost taxpayers millions of dollars. The public is entitled to be outraged, angry, and...
Posted On 31 Jan 2023
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MP Lee: Government’s deceit continues as Scrap Iron Industry remains closed

It is clear that the Government’s promise to the Scrap Iron Industry that the ban on the scrap iron trade will be lifted before December 31st 2022 was just this Government’s usual “snake oil salesman” behaviour to give false hope to stakeholders as they tried to cover up the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2023
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Opposition meets Joint Chambers to discuss crime situation in Trinidad & Tobago

One day after UNC Political Leader, the Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP announced at the party’s National Congress that the UNC intends to undertake a programme of national engagement, a delegation comprising Deputy Leaders Dr Roodal Moonilal, Dr David Lee, and Senator...
Posted On 31 Jan 2023
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UNC Senators Supports Kamla

As a small team of six persons committed to our country and party, we draw continuously from the strength and wisdom of our political leader, Mrs Kamla Persad- Bissessar in the daily battles we fight on behalf of the people of this country. Our support for Mrs Persad- Bissessar...
Posted On 26 Jan 2023
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Urgent need for paving works on Gaston Street, Montrose, Chaguanas

Despite repeated requests and site visits for restorative paving works to be undertaken on the Gaston Street, Montrose, Chaguanas road surface the authorities continue to disregard these much needed submissions. As the Member of Parliament under whose remit this road falls, I...
Posted On 25 Jan 2023
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MP Lee: Dragon Field no quick fix to T&T’s decimated energy sector

The announcement of a licence being granted to T&T for the development of the Dragon field will not magically fix T&T’s decimated energy sector as the first gas from this project is years away. This announcement while offering potential in years to come doesn’t...
Posted On 25 Jan 2023
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Couva North MP: Why is the Government delaying the fuel rebate for fisherfolk?

During Question time in Parliament yesterday, January 23rd, 2023, Couva North MP Ravi Ratiram asked the Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries: “Will the Minister state the specific incentives or relief measures undertaken to assist fisherfolk to treat with the increased...
Posted On 24 Jan 2023
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TANCOO: Fully proclaim the Procurement legislation to help the FIU

“The Minister of Finance reported on the findings of the FIU yet failed to recognize the benefits of the procurement legislation in helping the FIU do a better job. Together, the FIU and the Office of the Procurement Regulator would be able to scrutinize the activities of many...
Posted On 24 Jan 2023
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Opposition Leader offers condolences on the passing of Mrs Helen Humphrey

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Helen Humphrey, the beloved wife of my former Parliamentary colleague John Humphrey. Helen Humphrey played a significant role in the evolution, history, growth and development of the United National Congress over the past 33 years, and I...
Posted On 21 Jan 2023
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