Incoming VSA Minister Omar Ottley.
~ To be sworn in 3:00pm today ~
PHILIPSBURG--United People’s (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Omar Ottley will be swapping his legislative function for an executive one as of 3:00pm today, Tuesday, April 20, when he is sworn in as the new Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA.
Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs in Parliament on Monday.
PHILIPSBURG--A letter from Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison, clarifying the legislature’s petition to the United Nations (UN) has been deemed as sufficient by Dutch State Secretary for Interior Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops, and the trajectory for the continuation of liquidity support for the country can now continue.
UD MP Sarah Wescot-Williams.
PHILIPSBURG--The United Democrats (UD) faction has called on Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Richard Panneflek to provide clarity and assurance on the continuation of the food assistance programme without delay and to provide Parliament with an overview of the results of the programme thus far.
The rental figures as per the 2020 budget.
PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Christophe Emmanuel said on Sunday that government paying NAf. 15 million a year in property rental is neither tenable nor acceptable in a time when public and private sector workers are being asked to reduce their standard of living by accepting cuts “forced upon them.”
~ Some call letter ‘garbage’ ~
PHILIPSBURG--A draft letter from Chairperson of Parliament Rolando Brison, clarifying the legislature’s petition to the United Nations (UN) was approved by a majority in Parliament on Thursday with strong opposition from some Members of Parliament (MPs).