…slams party for duplicitous stand on important issues
Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has taken the Alliance For Change (AFC) to task over what has been described as a “desperate attempt to retain relevance”, particularly in relation to comments the AFC has made in regard to the fate of sugar workers, besides comments made on several other important issues.
The AFC, in a statement on Monday, said its National Executive Committee (NEC) is concerned for sugar work- ers, who are likely to be displaced, and is calling on Government to “take decisive decisions with regard to their welfare”, and has proposed several measures to be considered.
The party’s NEC has suggested that sugar workers be given severance packages, offered land leases, and be given access to small loans and access to markets for agro-processing.
However, the PPP has said that the AFC’s com-