must be independent
call has been made for parliaments to be free of executive
involvement. Director of programmes of the Commonwealth
Parliamentary Association Niall Johnston said yesterday
that Commonwealth parliaments must be strengthened, though
not through the assistance of the executive...
system cannot work in T&T - Manning
Westminster system of government cannot work effectively
in small, developing countries in the region since it does
not allow for full representation of the citizenry, Prime
Minister Patrick Manning has said...
falls ill, fails to show
Leader Basdeo Panday was a no-show at the opening ceremony
of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Associations Caribbean
regional workshop on Government and Opposition: Roles, Rights
and Responsibilities, yesterday...