Paula Gopee-Scoon

‘WE MADE IT EASIER’: Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon during her contribution to yesterday’s debate in the Lower House. —Photo courtesy The Office of The Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago

Increases in food prices have been minimal under the People’s National Movement (PNM), with prices going down for certain items in contrast to the large increases under the Kamla Persad-Bissessar administration.

So said Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon during the budget debate in Parliament yesterday as she rubbished the claim by the Opposition Leader that food prices had increased by 14 per cent during the PNM’s tenure.

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