Public Council Wants Postponement of BL&P Hearing

Public Council Wants Postponement of BL&P Hearing

The lead attorney for Barbados Light and Power remains confident the company has a solid case in its rate hike application.

The Fair Trading Commission hearing commenced yesterday, but the government’s public counsel and the Barbados Association of Retired Persons have signaled their intention to go the high court to seek to have the hearing postponed for two months.

Attorney Ramon Alleyne, believes his client, the power company, has a strong case.

Voice of: The lead attorney for Barbados Light and Power Company, Ramon Alleyne

Meantime Acting Public Council, Sharon Deane, set out the case for why she felt the hearing should be postponed.

She noted she had only been a few days on the job.

Voice of: Acting Public Counsel, Sharon Deane

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