Kamla Persad-Bissesar

Persad-Bissessar: "VAT changes one of biggest political lies ever"

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar is accusing the Government of perpetuating one of the biggest political lies in this country with the changes to the VAT regime to take place on Monday.

Persad-Bissessar says the changes will result on more financial hardship for thousands of citizens, something she says was not communicated to the population when the measures were introduced.

The following is a statement from the Office of the Leader of the Opposition: