Government Ministers Meet With Scrap Iron Dealers Association Executive

Today, a Government Cabinet sub-committee, consisting of the Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister, the Honourable Stuart R Young MP. (Chairman), the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Honourable Reginald Armour S.C, Minster of Trade and Industry, Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon and the Minister of National Security, the Honourable Fitzgerald Hinds MP. (who joined virtually), met with the members of the Scrap Iron Dealers Association Executive, led by their President Mr. Allan Ferguson at the MEEI, Tower C, International Waterfront Centre to discuss the plaguing issue of theft relating to the scrap iron industry.

The Government Committee had asked the association for its comments and strategies to combat the problem of widespread theft of metals taking place.