Deputy Mayor of Lucea Neville Clare is admitting that the PNP’s majority caucus in the Hanover Parish Council has not at any point met to discuss the findings of the Contractor General which alleged extensive corruption at the council.
Deputy Mayor Clare says when the findings of the Contractor General were disclosed, the leadership of the Council attempted to convene a meeting with the embattled former Mayor of Lucea, Shirnette Haughton.
The Office of the Contractor General, OCG, has found evidence of nepotism, favouritisim, and possible corruption by two councilors at the Hanover Parish Council.
Lloyd Hill is councilor for the Sandy Bay Division, and Anthony Walker is councilor for the Cauldwell Division.
According to an OCG report tabled in Parliament this week, the councilors awarded millions of dollars in contracts to their family members and political affiliates.