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UWP welcomes decision to suspend license fee increase


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PRESS RELEASE – The United Workers Party (UWP) said it welcomes the decision by the government of St. Lucia to suspend the proposed increases in learner-drivers’ license permit.

The UWP is of the view that the general public cannot afford additional increases in the cost of living in these hard economic times.

Former Minister of Transport Guy Joseph has described the proposed license fee as oppressive and insensitive.

He maintained “a driver’s license takes an average of three months to obtain so asking the people of St. Lucia to pay a fee for 12-months is very insensitive and simply unwise at this time,” the former transport minister added.

The United Workers Party will be advocating for more sensible and fairer policies at a series of public and town hall meetings across the country commencing tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 15) in Millet.

The main opposition party of St. Lucia believes that radical shifts in government policies must be affected to reduce the level of hardship currently facing the country.

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  1. all this is bs. everytime SLP put a law thats hard on the pple UWP coming and make a statement that the public wants so that way they can get their vote. you people too stupid. what ever government that run this country it will always go to hell. you think the government is there for you?!!!! they doing everything they know yourll will want and wen they get in power you'll will see your'll asses. you all refuse to understand that when you work together many great things can be accomplished. but no your'll want to sit on ur'll asses and blame the goverment for ever time things hard on ur'll side. WE ALL NEED TO WORK WITH EACH OTHER. IT HAVE BEEN PROVEN MANY TIMES IN HISTORY THAT WORKING TOGETHER IS THE BEST WAY TO ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING. STOP DEPENDING ON PEOPLE TO MAKE THINGS BETTER FOR YOU.

  2. The government needs to commit to decisions after taking them and move on to the next matter of importance. Grow a pair already.


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