Stephen Williams to chair Police, Public Service Commissions
Attorney Stephen Williams has been named as the new Chairman of the Police and Public Service Commissions, after previously serving as a member.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves made this announcement Wednesday, November 18, while speaking on NBC radio.
Tuesday, November 17 was the last day of the 2018 – 2020 term of the Commissions under Chairman Cecil ‘Blazer’ Williams.
The former Chairman had informed the Prime Minister that this would be his last term as Chairman of the PSC.
The Chairman of the Public Service Commission, according to s84 of the Constitution, will also be the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, and so too will members of the Public Service Commission appointed under paragraph c, s77(1), also be part of the Police Service Commission.
The other named members of the PSC are: Ann Harry, a former public servant; Dr George Bristol, former principal of the George Stephens Senior Secondary School; Patricia Martin, a former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; and former Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the Government Employees Cooperative Credit Union(GECCU), Lennox Bowman.
Harry will not be on the Police Service Commission, and this space will be filled by former Sergeant of police, Sidney Morgan.