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LGO’s hold consultation to discuss Local Authority System

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Local Government Authority is one that ensures that Local Authorities are efficient, transparent, democratic, accountable and sustainable.

On Thursday September 14th, 2017 the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government held a consultation for all Local Government Officers (LGO’s).

One major undertaking of the consultation is legislative review of Saint Lucia’s Local Authority System and to ensure that legislation is responsive to current issues.

Donovan Williams is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government: “Today’s activity gives us an opportunity to engage all Local Government Officers. They have had an opportunity to review the documents and so I am looking forward to questions being asked and suggestions being made. The Office of the Attorney General is represented to clarify any part of the legislation that is not understood.”

The Workshop was held at the Conference room of the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government.

 

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