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Arthur to miss first sitting of Parliament

Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur is expected to miss out on the first sitting of Parliament tomorrow, following the summer recess.

He is due to be discharged from the private Bayview hospital, following minor surgery to his foot.

In his absence, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is due to move the Second Reading of the Public Accounts Committee (Repeal) Bill, 2014, and the Second Reading of the Financial Management and Audit (Amendment) Bill, 2014.

Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, is slated to move the Second Reading of the Customs (Amendment) Bill, 2013, and also the Second Reading of the Excise Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2013.

Minister of Education, Ronald Jones, is also expected to move the First Reading of the Education (Amendment) Bill 2014. 

Source: (BGIS)

2 Responses to Arthur to miss first sitting of Parliament

  1. Rawle Maycock
    Rawle Maycock October 21, 2014 at 7:40 am

    Have a speedy recovery, sir.

  2. Freeagent October 21, 2014 at 8:15 am

    I trust that former prime minister Mr. Arthur will have a speedy recovery following his surgery. I trust to that if he has not yet done so, that he will come to know the Lord Jesus as his personal Saviour.
    God has many ways of using us for His service.


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