UNC to unveil Local Govt candidates on August 18th, promises key Local Govt changes

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    The UNC will unveil Local Government candidates on August 18th.

    Speaking during a political meeting in Gasparillo last night, UNC Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar says screening for the poll continues this week.

    Mrs Persad-Bissessar also announced that nominations are now open for all seats in the 2020 General Election.

    Regarding Local Government, the UNC Leader has ideas on changes to the existing legislation for the sector.

    Chief among them is how to break a deadlock to select a Corporation Chairman.

    She also promised to work for constitutional protection for Local Government.

    The Local Government Election is due later this year, while the General Election is due in 2020.