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Once there is public expenditure, there must be public accountability, this from Minister in the Office of the Attorney General

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Minister in the Office of the Attorney General

Minister in the Office of the Attorney General, Stuart Young made the comment in response to questions at Thursday’s Post Cabinet Media Briefing on allegations of questionable spending at the President’s House.

Questions about spending at President’s House was raised in the Auditor General’s 2015 report.

A $2 million discrepancy in spending at the President’s House was raised.

Recently there has also been questions raised about the procurement processes for the purchase of bottles of wine for President’s House on which the presidential seal was placed.

wineWith reference to the to the label that bears the Coat of Arms and Presidential seal, according to Section 5 of the National Emblems of Trinidad and Tobago’s Act a person may be granted a license to use or display the Coat of Arms in connection with business, trade or profession.

Minister Young sought to give clarification.

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