Tag archive for ‘MP Wycliffe Smith’
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

The Question Hour in Parliament

By MP Wycliffe Smith On Monday, January 20th the Parliament of Sint Maarten held its first Question Hour (QH) for the parliamentary year 2019-2020. This QH was the fourth held thus far since it was instituted in More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, December 21st, 2019

The Human Factor in Government

By Wycliffe Smith The human factor is the most important element in maintaining or destabilizing government. The Informateurs’, Dr. Nilda Arduin and Mr. Jan Beaujon, in their Report of March 2018, entitled “More More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 6th, 2019

MP Smith not pleased that Parliament meeting on agriculture was postponed

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament, Wycliffe Smith, said that he is not pleased that the urgent public meeting, requested by his predecessor MP Claude Peterson of the SMCP Faction in Parliament, was postponed. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Experiences of a first time MP in Parliament

Dear Editor, Going through two elections within a mere seventeen months and emerging from that experience as the third highest vote getter with 580 votes, qualified me to become a Member of the Parliament of Sint More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Motion to lower salaries angers MP Richardson (UPDATED)

PHILIPSBURG – MP Wycliffe Smith’s motion to lower the salaries of parliamentarians by 15 percent received sufficient support from three members of the United Democrats faction – MPs Meyers, Bijlani and Mercelina More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 7th, 2018

MP Smith takes parliament to task

PHILIPSBURG – “This budget will not win any stellar awards,” MP Wycliffe Smith (St. Maarten Christian Party) said on Monday during the first day of the 2018 budget debate. “It shows a deficit, it is not More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 4th, 2018

MP Smith urges Parliament to be pro-active

PHILIPSBURG – MP Wycliffe Smith (SMCP) got almost instant satisfaction from his remark during Thursday’s Central Committee meeting about the 2018 budget that Parliament should be more involved in the country’s More...