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‘Cheaper’ to fix White Hill

ALEX DOWNES, [email protected]

‘Cheaper’ to fix White Hill

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GIVEN THE NUMBER of residents located on the slipping slopes of White Hill, St Andrew, it may be cheaper to just fix the road.

So said Minister of Housing and Lands Denis Kellman, while speaking at a meeting of his Democratic Labour Party St Lucy branch in Pie Corner on Sunday evening.

Kellman said his ministry was in the process of relocating another five residents from White Hill, adding that cases were being prioritised so those facing the greatest danger would be accommodated first.

He explained that the work was being undertaken as resources were made available to the ministry, but acknowledged that some residents did not want to move. To move everyone, he added, would cost Government a substantial sum. (AD)

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