No quorum stalls meeting about financial outlook

PHILIPSBURG–The urgent Parliament session on the financial outlook for the country hit a stumbling block when the required number of Members of Parliament (MPs) failed to sign in mid-morning Monday. A minimum of eight MPs are needed for a plenary session of Parliament to take place.

  The Coalition of Eight was missing one member while the opposition “Super Seven” had two members absent – MPs Theo Heyliger and Dr. Lloyd Richardson (both United People’s party).

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  Four members of the opposition were present, but did not sign in for the session that had been called by the governing coalition.

  Finance Minister Richard Gibson was present. 

Source: Daily Herald
No quorum stalls meeting about financial outlook

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