THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on November 2 in the years identified:
1967:code Regulations and a
of conduct are to be drafted aimed at banning politics in schools, the minister of education tells the House of Representatives. E. L. Allen reads a statement to the House on the recent incident at the Ballards Valley School during the St Elizabeth by-election campaign and says that no formal inquiry will be conducted. Instead, consultations will be held with the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, the Education Advisory Council, the churches and other interested parties to draft effective regulations supported by a code of conduct aimed at banning politics in schools. 1971:Hugh organisations, and to be prepared to start at the bottom and position themselves for such advancement. Addressing the company of young people in the National Arena before declaring open the Careers Day exhibition during Youth Development Agency Week, Shearer says there is at present a tremendous surge of interest in education and training. 1973:A
reminder to the Government on their attitude towards devaluation of the Jamaican dollar while they were the Opposition is made by the present leader of the Opposition, Hugh Shearer. Statements made by the People’s National Party during 1971 against devaluation of the Jamaican dollar are recalled by Shearer in a statement which he issued in light of the island’s present foreign reserves crisis. Shearer takes note of the fact that the Government is going into retreat on the weekend and that the foreign reserves position will come under study then.
–The Gleaner Archives