Corruption laws soon
Stressing that no one will dictate to him when the bell will ring for the general election, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart said last night that legislation will be passed on bills covering integrity in public life and the prevention of corruption before the dissolution of Parliament.
Speaking to a meeting of the Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) St Michael West branch, Stuart said both bills would be passed by the House of Assembly and Senate in all of their stages before the next election was called.
“All of those who think they can stand in the way of elevating the public life of Barbados to acceptable levels can prepare for a war if they attempt to do so,” he said.
“We are coming now with an Integrity Bill that can cover people in public life in Barbados and to make sure that the quality of public life in this country is elevated beyond where we are seeing it now, manifested in the Opposition party and other parts of Barbados.”
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