Grenada: Date set for referendum on Constitutional reform

30 July 2014
Deputy Political Leader, Hon Elvin Nimrod
Deputy Political Leader, Hon Elvin Nimrod is optimistic that the recommendations made from the committee will do the job its intended to
<p>Grenadians will go back to the polls early next year for the second time in two years but not to elect a new government but to try and effect some changes to its 1974 Constitution. Speaking to reporters at Tuesday’s post-Cabinet press briefing, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Legal Affairs, Elvin Nimrod announced that Cabinet has set February 10, 2015 as the date for a referendum to be held on proposed amendments to the Constitution that was handed down when the island attained its independence from Britain.</p><p><br><br>The ruling New National Party (NNP) government of Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Mitchell had set up a Committee to review the Constitution shortly after he won a 15-0 victory at the polls in February 2013.</p>
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