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Prime Minister says cost of Campaign Financing has risen significantly

Prime Minister says cost of Campaign Financing has risen significantly

Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley

Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says the cost of campaign financing have risen significantly.

The PM was speaking at the opening of the Forum on Campaign Finance Reform at the Hyatt Regency hotel.

He stated that years ago $15, 000 was a lot of money.

However he said today millions of dollars are pumped into political parties.

He also revealed that before the Government crafts legislation citizens had a number of issues to consider.

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Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley
Meanwhile, the Attorney General says Campaign Finance requires Public Consultation and a cut in Media Profits.

He says citizens must weigh the issues from all sides.

Al Rawi said that there are many aspects of corruption.

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The Attorney General stated that there was a need for consultation before the drafting of campaign financing legislation.

He also considered the role of the media with reference to air time and advertising.

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Attorney General faris Al Rawi.

 

 

 

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