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Public Accounts Committee Bill receives strong Parliamentary support

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, August 11, 2017 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The Public Accounts Committee Bill, described as a historic bill in St. Kitts and Nevis that will open up the country to an unprecedented level of accountability and scrutiny, has received strong support from Members of Parliament.

The Bill, which seeks to bring into being and set the legal framework for the functioning of the Public Accounts Committee, is being moved in the National Assembly by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris.

In lending his support to the landmark piece of legislation, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Civil Aviation, the Honourable Mark Brantley, said the tabling of the Public Accounts Committee Bill represents a historic period for the country.