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Senators Laville and Marcellin Debate River Dredging

by: - February 11, 2020
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(Left) Hon Senator Clement Marcellin, (Right) Hon Senator Cassani Laville

Debate continues in the house of parliament from Monday on the subject of the Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure 2018/2019.

Government spending for that period which totals just over EC $322,193.00, is open to discussion.

of that sum, $104m was spent on river dredging.

For Hon Senator Clement Marcellin, that appropriation is unnecessarily high.

Here’s a condensed version of his assertion.

Hon Senator Cassani Laville is Minister for Public Works.

He responded by describing the dredging as reverse erosion and necessary.