Leader of Government Business in the Senate, Kamina Johnson Smith, is refuting an allegation by Opposition Senator Lambert Brown that the Holness-administration has failed to fulfill its commitment to have a follow up meeting with the Opposition and other stakeholders to discuss crucial issues, including crime.

Senator Brown had alleged that after a meeting between Opposition representatives and Prime Minister Holness at the start of this year, no follow up meeting has been held.

Lambert Brown, Opposition Senator.

Minister Johnson Smith says Mr. Brown’s comment is not true.

Kamina Johnson Smith, Leader of Government Business in the Senate.

Minister Johnson Smith says the government is also pursuing other steps to build consensus among stakeholders on key issues.

Kamina Johnson Smith, Leader of Government Business in the Senate.

Minister Johnson Smith and Senator Brown were addressing the Senate on Friday.