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UWP Welcomes Government’s Acquisition Of DOMLEC Yet Calls For Full Disclosure From Government

The United Workers Party (UWP) has welcomed the announcement by the Government of Dominica that it will use its majority shareholding in Dominica Electricity Services Ltd (DOMLEC) to lower utility bills, reduce the cost of doing business and create jobs while meeting the goal of 100% clean, carbon neutral energy within the next eight years.

According to a statement from the party, this initiative is long overdue, based on the promises and pronouncements of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) to the people of Dominica for more than two decades.

However, despite the party’s willingness to embrace the initiative, the opposition entity calls for the immediate disclosure of the price paid to Emera for its 52% shareholding in DOMLEC as well as the source of funds for the DOMLEC share purchase.

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