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AG: Warders free to go to court

LISA KING, [email protected]

AG: Warders free to go to court

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MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS Adriel Brathwaite has no problem with the prison officers taking their issues to the law courts to have them resolved.

He said: “I sat with the prison officers, I said to them please send me a list of your concerns, they sent to me a list of their concerns one day with a writ the following day. So I said what foolishness is this you don’t give us a chance to actually try to address your issues.

“So I have taken the position that is what the court is there to do, if you want to take us to court then you are free to take us to court. I don’t have a problem with it one way or the other.”

Brathwaite made the comments in response to a question from the media on how the issues being raised by the officers in the Prison Service were being addressed. (LK)

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