Govt says will consider prison reform recommendations once feasible

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The recommendations arising from the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Camp Street, Georgetown prisons unrest will be analysed, and those which are feasible will be carried forward. This is according to Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman.
DSC_1831Addressing the media, at a Ministry of the Presidency post-Cabinet briefing today, the Minister emphasised that while all of the recommendations may not be implemented, the Government will treat everyone “very, very seriously”.

Earlier today, the COI Commissioners briefed the media on their terms of reference and how their mandate would be executed. The Chairman, Justice James Patterson has stated that the body would only be making recommendations based on the evidence gathered and testimony given by stakeholders.

The Commissioners, the COI Chairman emphasised, would not be advising the Coalition Government on what it should or should not do. The COI formally begins tomorrow.

 

 

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