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#JaVotes2016: PNP withdrawal from debates could trigger businesses to pull funding

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2016 | 2:51 PM
Mahfood ... the PSOJ finds the PNP's refusal to participate in the upcoming debates disheartening.

The refusal of the People's National Party to participate in the upcoming political debates may affect the funding the party receives from members of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ).

READ: PNP won't participate in political debates unless format changes

PSOJ president William Mahfood says he will this week meet with members of his group to discuss the matter.

 

PSOJ president William Mahfood

According to Mahfood, the PSOJ finds the PNP's refusal to participate in the upcoming debates disheartening.

 

PSOJ president William Mahfood

Earlier today, the PSOJ leadership had issued notices to its members to take steps to disclose their funding to political parties and candidates.

However, the organisation noted that the disclosure would be voluntary.