Auditor General Outlines Why The Integrity Commission Hasn’t Cleared Some Parliamentarians

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Auditor General, Pamela Munroe Ellis, says she’ll not comment at this time on whether eight current and former members of parliament have received the all clear from Integrity Commission in relation to their 2017 integrity filings.

Mrs. Munroe Ellis outlined why clearance has not been given to the eight.

Pamela Munroe Ellis, Auditor General and Member of the Integrity Commission.

Mrs. Munroe Ellis was addressing the Integrity Commission media conference today.

In its 2017 annual report to Parliament, the Commission identified Prime Minister Andrew Holness and State Minister, Zavia Mayne as among the current parliamentarians whose declarations were examined but not cleared.

Government MP, Leslie Campbell along with Opposition MPs, Luther Buchanan and Ian Hayles were also included on the list.

So too ex-Education Minister, Ruel Reid and former Opposition MPs, Arnaldo Brown and Keith Walford.



Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.


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