Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson (second from left) and Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix (second from right) with Glendon A. Belle, President of the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Limited (at right) and Ms. Clorinda Alleyne, CEO of the BPWCCUL..
RESTORE the tax deduction which the more than 150 000 Barbadian credit unionists once enjoyed.
The call for such was made Friday night by President of the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Limited, Glendon Belle, at the Olive Trotman Memorial Lecture function.
In the Budget of November 2010, Finance Minister Christopher Sinckler had announced the suspension of the deduction as he sought to wrestle the economic problems confronting the island.
“The current economic stand-off is having a great impact on all credit unions – and I believe now more than ever, that each of us has a responsibility to continue to advocate for all credit unions – a movement which is made up of over 152 000 or 55 per cent of the total population in Barbados,” Belle said.
The packed audience at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference Centre included Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; Hou...