How Often Did Your MP Attend Parliament in 2017 – 2018? Do You Care?

How Often Did Your MP Attend Parliament in 2017 – 2018? Do You Care?
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Susan Goffe goes to one of the many areas where public officials do anything but the job they are supposed to. The adage is that a fish rots from its head and Jamaican elected officials are as good an example of that as one would wish.

Add to the poor attendance the tardiness that is customary in Parliament and one gets a real mess of portage.

Going beyond the elected officials, we know that those appointed to serve the public also gave poor performance records. To the extent that such appointments are part of a ‘spoils’ system, society gets jipped again and again.

But, do Jamaicans care much?

Author: Dennis G Jones (aka 'The Grasshopper')

Retired International Monetary Fund economist. My blog is for organizing my ideas and thoughts about a range of topics. I was born in Jamaica, but spent 30 years being educated, living, and working in the UK. I lived in the USA for two decades, and worked and travelled abroad, extensively, throughout my careers and for pleasure. My views have a wide international perspective. Father of 3 girls. Also, married to an economist. :)

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