The government has started to implement several of the recommendations of the David Simmons led-West Kingston Commission of Enquiry.
That’s the word from Justice Minister, Delroy Chuck, who is chairing the Cabinet committee considering the Commission’s report into the security forces operation in May 2010.
He said the committee submitted its first findings to Cabinet yesterday.
The West Kingston Commission of Enquiry, which began its work in December 2014, submitted a report containing fifteen recommendations.
Among other things the Commission recommended that the government apologize to the people of West Kingston and compensate victims of the May 2010 security forces operation.
Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says these recommendations will be implemented soon.
The Cabinet Committee includes Local Government Minister, Desmond McKenzie, Culture and Sports Minister , Olivia Grange, National Security Minister, Robert Montague and Attorney General Marlene Malahoo-Forte.
It will continue reporting to Cabinet periodically on the proposed approach to be taken in the implementation of the remaining recommendations.
The Justice Minister says several of the recommendations in the report will require extensive administrative and legislative changes that will be implemented over the medium to long term.