Barry Padarath

Padarath slams Education Minister for failing to build Princes Town primary school

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath is criticising Education Minister Anthony Garcia for not building the Princes Town Presbyterian No. 1 Primary School.

Padarath insisted in a media statement issued Wednesday, that Garcia is practicing politics of spite and discrimination against the children and people of Princes Town.

He said he held several meetings with the PTA and officials of the Ministry of Education on the reconstruction of the school and thereafter the Ministry demolished the dilapidated structure last year.

Padarath accuses Education Minister of jeopardising education of Princes Town East students

Princes Town MP Barry Padarath is accusing Education Minister Anthony Garcia of jeopardising the education of students at the Princes Town East Secondary School.

In a release issued today, Padarath said several calls on the minister to intervene and address a number of electrical and structural issues at the school have all fallen on deaf ears.

Padarath said he was “disheartened but more so angry that despite his representation as well as the agitation by students and parents alike, no work has been done at the school."

Princes Town MP to initiate court action against Udecott

Princes Town MP, Barry Padarath is accusing Udecott for breaching the freedom of information act.

A freedom of information application was filed inquiring about the contractors awarded work on the Brian Lara Stadium during the period September 8th, 2015 to August 2016 and the values of the contracts and the process by which they were awarded.

Padarath says several months have elapsed and still no response from Udecott.