Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about the effects of the lumpsum subsidy on the FAVE and SVOBE schools

Monday, 03 June 2019

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

The continuation public meeting which was adjourned on May 27, 2019, will be reconvened on Tuesday, at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport will be present.

The agenda point is:

The effects of the lumpsum subsidy on the FAVE and SVOBE schools, whereby school boards have clearly expressed that lower student numbers resulting in lower subsidies threatens their financial position and negatively affects quality education in their schools (IS/1001/2018-2019 dated May 16, 2019)

(This meeting was requested by MP E.J. Doran, MP S.E. Jacobs and MP C.T. Emmanuel)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

The parliamentary session will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, via SXM GOV radio FM 107.9, via Pearl Radio FM 98.1, the audio via the Internet, and Parliament’s Facebook page: Parliament of Sint Maarten.

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