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Political parties reminded not to breach political code of conduct

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2016 | 2:21 PM
Political ombudsman Donna Parchment-Brown eported that there are bus stops in Clarendon that have been painted over in party colours and party flags are back up in Mountain View.

With the campaign to send the next cohort of parliamentarians to Gordon House in overdrive, political ombudsman Donna Parchment-Brown is again appealing to political parties to desist from breaching the political code of conduct.

Parchment-Brown, reported that there are bus stops in Clarendon that have been painted over in party colours and party flags are back up in Mountain View.

SEE: POLITICAL CODE OF CONDUCT

She is also appealing to campaigners who use various social media and political platforms to promulgate their party’s agendas to desist from slandering or libeling opponents.

Parchment-Brown says persons should desist from inciting violence and using malicious language on the campaign trail.

Meanwhile, the Political Ombudsman says both parties must closely review their candidates to ensure that they will be able to sit in Gordon House after the general election.

Parchment-Brown was speaking yesterday while giving the keynote address at a commissioning ceremony for Justices’ of the Peace in Clarendon.