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Security remains a major concern for the city’s businessmen – 29th Jan 2013

shot0023Chairman of the Georgetown Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Clinton Urling, said, money spent to pay private security companies to protect properties and assets, is an additional burden on businesses.

Speaking to Capitol News, Urling said, that the Chambers is in the process of finalizing its Manifesto, of which, Security is a major discussion point.

Just last week, Opposition Leader David Granger bashed the Government for not doing enough to provide a safer environment for businesses.

Urling explained, that the Chamber’s executive members were also studying the security plan that was posited by minority opposition party, the Alliance For Change.

He said, some of the those recommendations that the AFC is pushing for, are also what the Chambers want to be implemented by the Government.

But at the moment, Urling said, he just cannot accept the Status Quo

On Monday a, United Kingdom-based company,  Capita Symonds, was hired by the Ministry of Home Affairs as part of the administration Security Sector Strategic Plan.

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