SOE extended in St Andrew South Police Division

Members of the security forces perform vehicle checks at a checkpoint in the St Andrew South Police Division during the State of Public Emergency. 
Photo by Lance Corporal Cordell Williams

Nationwide 90 FM Story Published: 17 July 2019

A resolution to extend the State of Public Emergency in the St Andrew South Police Division was approved in the House of Representatives yesterday.

Forty-four Members of Parliament, including Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips, voted in support of the extension.

Central Manchester Member of Parliament, Peter Bunting, and South St. Andrew MP, Mark Golding were the only two MPs who voted against the extension. 

Seventeen Members of Parliament were not at Gordon House to participate in the vote.

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