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National Alliance Calls for Central Committee Meeting to Discuss Crime, BTA and Labour.

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Philipsburg:--- Three members of the National Alliance namely its leader William Marlin, George Pantophlet and Dr. Lloyd Richardson submitted a request to the chairlady of Parliament requesting a central committee meeting to discuss several issues of concern.
The National Alliance in their letter states that they want to discuss at least five topics. The National Alliance wants to know intention of the Minister of Justice who plans to introduce stiffer penalties for persons who commit crimes against a tourist.

The National Alliance also wants to discuss the developments surrounding the BTA (Brooks Tower Accord) including the investigation into wrong doings, the use of false documents and the involvement of bogus companies.
Another issue of concern to the National Alliance is the crime situation on the island and the policy of government with regards to the issuance and renewal of doctor cards and government's policy on the granting of Social Aid, as well as the labour situation on St. Maarten.
For agenda points 1, 2 and 3 the presence of the Minister of Justice is requested, in order for him to answer questions from the Members of Parliament and to give account on recent developments and concerns of Members of Parliament.
For agenda points 4 and 5 the presence of the Minister of Labour is requested in order for him to answer to questions and concerns raised by members of Parliament.

Last Updated ( Monday, 12 September 2011 21:22 )