Phillips Dismisses JLP Auxiliary Fee Policy


Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips has described the plan by Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, to remove auxiliary fees from the education sector as unworkable.

Dr. Phillips gave his assessment of the plan this morning at a media conference held at the PNP’s Old Hope Road Headquarters.

He says the JLP are peddling several unworkable proposals in a bid to secure power.

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Dr. Phillips says the country has paid the price for the decision of the former JLP administration to remove user fees from the education and health sectors.

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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.

2 thoughts on “Phillips Dismisses JLP Auxiliary Fee Policy

  1. #Jamaicatime

    Peter Philips , what do you know that we don’t know. you seem sure that the tax policy is not possible…please tell us why.

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