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Douglas Lashes Out after Parliament Suspension

LEADER of the Opposition, Dr. Denzil Douglas has lashed out at the government for what he says is “an insanely relentless push” to have him disbarred from the National Assembly.

His contention comes as the Attorney General, Hon. Vincent Byron told Tuesday’s National Assembly that his Chambers, after consultation with legal counsel, moved to the court to determine the matter of Douglas’ potential disbarment.
“I’d like to report that having had advice from Senior Counsel on this matter, the Office of the Attorney General gave instructions to institute legal proceedings in this matter and so yesterday, January 22, a fixed date claim form was filed in the High Court Registry to initiate a matter to get the court to make certain declarations and findings.”

 

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