Stuart sets tone
GOVERNMENT IS NOT going to be part of any “culture of deals” where money is passed to get officials to take action on projects.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart made this declaration yesterday, while announcing Government was working towards creating “all the mechanisms” for the functioning of Declaration of Assets legislation that would impact on the issue of integrity.
Stuart was responding, during a question-and-answer session of the annual Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry luncheon at Hilton Barbados, to businessman Andrew Bynoe’s comment that people were saying all one needed to do to get something done fast in the face of slow bureaucracy was to “bring out an envelope” and to his query about the Prime Minister’s position on integrity legislation.
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