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$100 million set aside for Tivoli enquiry, Velma Hyton replacement identified

Published:Wednesday | April 9, 2014 | 11:04 AM

Daraine Luton, Senior Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

Some $100 million has been set aside in this year's Budget for the holding of a commission of enquiry into the May 2010 security operations in West Kingston.

Justice Minister Mark Golding, who made the revelation during Tuesday night's sitting of Parliament's Standing Finance Committee, also revealed that the Government has identified a replacement for Velma Hylton as the third commissioner to conduct the enquiry.

He said a letter will be sent to Opposition Leader Andrew Holness shortly to inform him of Hylton's proposed replacement.

The minister has also given the undertaking that he would consider a suggestions from opposition member Olivia Grange that legal representation be provided for West Kingston residents who will be participating in the enquiry.


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