THE LOBBYIST GAMBLE | The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper


THE LOBBYIST GAMBLE | The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper

Last week, the Sunday Guardian revealed the existence of a contract between an entity called The Group DC led by Arthur Collins and based in Washington, DC, and the Ministry of Finance that was signed on October 31, last year by Ms Suzette Taylor-Lee Chee, Ag Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.There was never any public revelation of this decision by the Government to commit US$2.4 million of taxpayer funds to pursue lobbying activities for the Government until the Sunday Guardian broke the story last week.
However, it seems as though there was a gamble, not only in the …

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