Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Disapperance of 1985-1992 parliamentary records in Guyana

Title: Disappearance of parliamentary records not deliberate -Ramkarran
Source: Stabroek
Date: Sunday, August 26, 2012
URL:  http://www.stabroeknews.com/2012/news/stories/08/26/disappearance-of-parliamentary-records-not-deliberate/

This article makes the revelation that transcripts recording Guyana's parliamentary activities and proceedings for the period of 1985 to 1992 are missingFeatured in the article is the former Speaker of the National Assembly Ralph Ramkarran confirming the missing records, but denying that the gap is intentional.

Former Speaker of the National Assembly Ralph Ramkarran has acknowledged gaps in the parliamentary records but dismisses any assertions that their disappearance is deliberate, saying that it was under his stewardship that programmes commenced to bring the records up to date.

This follows revelations from Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs and his predecessor Frank Narain as to what might have happened to transcripts for the period 1985 to 1992.

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