Princes Town MP to initiate court action against Udecott

Date: 
Friday, December 30, 2016 - 12:45

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath is accusing Udecott for breaching the freedom of information act.

A freedom of information application was filed inquiring about the contractors awarded work on the Brian Lara Stadium during the period September 8th, 2015 to August 2016 and the values of the contracts and the process by which they were awarded.

Padarath says several months have elapsed and still no response from Udecott. 

Padarath is accusing the board of violating section 15 of the freedom of information act, which says " a public authority shall take reasonable steps to enable an applicant to be notified of the approval or refusal of his request as soon as practicable but in any case no later than thirty days after the day on which the request was duly made".

The Princes Town MP  intends to initiate court action against Udecott who signed for receiving the application on August 29th 2016.