Vice President of Parliament MP De Weever cancels 6.00PM meeting of Parliament. Requests additional information 


PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The second Vice President of Parliament Hon. Cornelius de Weever, on Thursday, 15th October, has sent a letter to the Members of Parliament (MPs) requesting additional information with respect to a convocation for an urgent meeting of the House of Parliament.

The letter reads as follows:

“I have taken note of your Convocation for an urgent meeting of Parliament and hereby request that you provide the Chairman of Parliament with further information regarding the urgency of and reason for the meeting.

“Notice is also taken of the fact that the meeting is scheduled for 6.00pm.  Please explain the reason why the meeting is scheduled for such an uncommon and late hour.  Given the current safety and security challenges I am cancelling this meeting.

“I herewith request you to submit your request for an urgent meeting within our normal working hours and it will be convened within 4×24 hours, according to the Rules of Order.  Awaiting your soonest response.”