We note Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell's intention of reintroducing the scheme that gave households energy-saving light bulbs in exchange for incandescent ones.
We back the idea if the Cubans, who donated the first set of bulbs, do in fact have more to give, and if we can be assured that there will be proper oversight. For the last effort was not only an embarrassment to Mr Paulwell's People's National Party administration, but Jamaica, generally.
The minister's then deputy, and others, were accused of siphoning off millions of light bulbs for personal benefit and of setting up dummy companies to manage the distribution. These allegations are still before the court.
Any new arrangement must be beyond suspicion.
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