Question period in the House of Assembly kicked off with a question about help for the people of Cape St. George

    Wednesday, 15 May 2024 07:00

    By Tonya Organ

    This letter was posted on the Cape St. George facebook page

    Tony Wakeham says the heavy rain on Good Friday caused severe flooding in the town of Cape St. George, destroying one home and damaging several other properties.

    The leader of the opposition kicked off question period in the House of Assembly yesterday talking about flooding in his district. Tony Wakeham says the heavy rain on Good Friday caused severe flooding in the town of Cape St. George, destroying one home and damaging several other properties. He asked the Premier why government has not offered help. Premier Andrew Furey replied by saying they are working with those affected and could do more if the.  Wakeham turned the conversation into money spent by the Premier during trips to Dubai and says the $24,000 could have helped the people of St. George. Furey committed to work with Cape St. George but could not give details of travel expenses at the time. Wakeham says since August of 2020, “the Premier’s office has spent half a million jetsetting around the world.”

     

     

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