St. Kitts-Nevis Opposition Leader has no moral authority to criticize Freedom of Information Legislation

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, is of the firm view that Leader of the Opposition, the Right Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, has no moral authority to criticize the Team Unity Government for moving the Freedom of Information Bill through the National Assembly. The former Denzil Douglas-led Administration failed to enact any legislation on Freedom of Information after serving 20 years in government. 

 “Was that window dressing; was that just to satisfy the appetite of a people at election time in 2004?” Dr. Harris questioned. “How can he [Dr. Douglas] exercise moral authority in a debate about freedom of information from the high office of the Leader of the Opposition.


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