Express Business Filler #1

Review the pensions of all public officers.

And withdraw the Clause 7 amendment of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

These calls were made by Independent Senator Charisse Seepersad on the Government yesterday as she contributed to the debate on the Miscellaneous Provisions Amendment Act in the Senate.

Government needs the vote of at least one Independent for the measures to become law. But Seepersad said the exception of the tax amnesty, she was “unhappy” with all the other provisions of the bill and she “was not convinced of their merit”, suggesting a lack of support.

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