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Bad path to take

SHERIA BRATHWAITE,

Added 08 November 2018

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SIR ROY TROTMAN speaking about the Transport Board yesterday. (Photo by Lennox Devonish.)

EVERY EFFORT must be made to ensure some public transportation remains in Government’s hand, and not allow the private sector to control it all.

That was the call from the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) yesterday, as it gears up for a meeting with Transport Board workers on Sunday to discuss the organisation’s future.

“We have been meeting with the Transport Board and it has put forward an idea of the vision, which the ministry and the chairman of the board together have for the future of transport,” Sir Roy Trotman, consultant to the BWU general secretary, said during a Press conference at Solidarity House.

“And my concern is that we have to guard transport systems. If there are three important things in which a Government in office has to treat as a first social obligation [they] are medical care, education and transportation. (SB)

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