Internal self-government takes centre stage in Tobago

The Government, intent on fulfilling its election and manifesto promise of internal self-government for the people of Tobago, will meet with Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Chief Secretary Kelvin Charles and other members of the THA at 1.30 pm today (Tuesday 9 January, 2018) at the THA’s Administrative Building in Scarborough.

Leader of Government Business and Minister of Planning and Development, the Honourable Camille Robinson-Regis and Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs, the Honourable Fitzgerald Hinds will lead a team which includes Chief Parliamentary Counsel, Ian Mcintyre (SC), Samraj Harripaul of the Law Reform Commission and an officer from the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs.

The THA’s legal team, led by Gilbert Peterson (SC), will also attend the meeting.

It is expected that the work coming out of this meeting will be instrumental in advancing a draft Bill for Tobago’s Internal Self-Government to the Parliament. 

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