Integrity Commission Had PM Documents 1-month-ago – Document Reveals


Nationwide News understands that the Integrity Commission has been in receipt of additional information requested from Prime Minister Andrew Holness in relation to his statutory declarations approximately 1-month ago.

A letter sent by the Integrity Commission to the Prime Minister on April 23 this year reveals that the Commission indicated that it had received additional documents from Mr. Holness.

The letter says the additional information was submitted by the Prime Minister on April 16 this year. Our news center has had sight of the letter.

The Commission thanked Mr. Holness for his cooperation and said the additional documents are being reviewed. The letter from the Commission also stated that if there are any additional queries, it would make contact with the Prime Minister.

It’s understood that no additional contact has been made with Prime Minister Holness or his office in relation to the issue.

During a media conference on May 13, this year, Auditor General and Integrity Commission member, Pamela Munroe Ellis, said the status of Prime Minister Holness and other parliamentarians who’ve not yet received the all clear from the commission, remained the same.

Mrs. Munroe Ellis was responding to questions from the media.

Prime Minister Holness has been facing criticism in the Gleaner newspaper for allegedly not submitting the outstanding documents to the commission.

Calls placed this afternoon to Mrs. Munroe Ellis’ mobile phone have not been answered.

Representatives of the Auditor General’s Department told our news centre today that Mrs. Munroe Ellis is not in office today.

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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