The Opposition Jamaica Labour Party, JLP, this afternoon unveiled an Economic Advisory Council charged with the task of developing ideas that it says will restore meaningful economic growth and prosperity to Jamaica.
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness announced 4-members of the website committee this afternoon during a media conference at his West Kings House Road office.
International Banker, Aubyn Hill, prominent businessman, Patrick Casserly, Executive Director of Kingston Properties Limited, Fayval Williams and University Lecturer and Survey Specialist, Colin Williams, are the members of the JLP's economic advisory council, named so far.
Mr. Hill will chair the committee.
The Opposition Leader told journalists that more members will be named soon.
This, as the JLP continues to fine tune ideas to eliminate poverty and grow the economy to ease the suffering of the ordinary people.
Mr. Holness declared that Jamaica has had enough of the single minded policy of the Simpson Miller administration where more taxes are taken from Jamaicans who are already fighting to survive.
The opposition leader says the approach taken by the government to revive the economy, is not working.
Mr. Holness says the advisory council has been tasked with developing a stimulus plan for the economy in the short-term.
This, without finding a new injection of budgetary support and building what he describes as the new economy.