Allatew \(o I fo \
prss 0 a 6
fth Ienter 1974
I'm 5LM waJIn -I IMM mIi iUmig1a
the Gover a of Gneda has sanM aeUed that, with effeet frma
Jamary let, seatrols will be iastituted oe the iportaties of
certain items at feed.
Absolute parehbitlie *ill be played ea iaports of pi ona peas,
split pe*o, whole sat tjmed earrets eand tomaees, apples, pears,
rpes, petPPesmee, eeaNe beesu be ta, fresh flah, toeato sauoe,
plaepples, eaane fruit ooe"tail, Je117, l es, J esraAef ad
Certain 9sw ite will e t Asiltred sa i these 1l e h1beer aMd
malt, graper rit ea eangue *ioees, soee eaA eeor p utets, obiaken,
wet aad glish petatees, ee resaas, pwses, peel, berries,
poultry and eateal fe*s, eoea, sesee- ag, *ee ereas products sad
hotel operators and Msewives have et*xese eeacon eveor these
proposals, the opiates beIta beld that anea of these items hihob
could be profdee4 here, are seaoseal, sad are ot available at all
time. It is felt al&o that the 197I planting seaso is already
p st, sand fares will not be able to Ineesee their errnat
production to met the island's 1975 aets.
Alister Hughs renmada Newlett Week madia 7.12,74
Ns M=mar uNAM
The GoQ rameat of roeaeas will net eatertain, before 1976, ane
requests by Civil earvas t for salary iaerastse. this
informative ms given to the SIeoutive of the Civil uerviee
Assooiatio whea it met with time Miaistr Gatry an november 26th.
Same time ao, the Asseciatia asket Geoveameat for an interia
salary inacease to meet the rising cost of living until a general
increase in salaries oeul be aegotiated. A 495 increase bad
beea sumgested aad the setin with the Pam Mitaister was the
@oenenoeaent of amegtatio ss.
Other matters which the Assooiation wishes to dis o s are S" ndards
affeting reoruitmnt, travelling allowances, ooafirmation of persoas
acting in certain posts and the setting up of an Agecy bhop in the
It is expected that the xeostive will eet agaia hortel to
*oatinue discussion a dth the Prime Minister.
A departure from normal proeoedeU took plaoe la the Greamda
E louse of Representatives at its meeting on Piday love ber 29th,
heoa, on the adjouramsat, the Spsear of the Bouse, the Ranorable
R C P Moore, ordered Maebers of the eouse aad the Publie G llery
Alsater Mughes Gneda wslettr Week adinga 7.12.74
to stand sad slas the aya, "sPralasea aod Uam All BSRlIDa t
Parsomas In the bliU Galley ae aot peaitted to take part is
preoadings of the omse, but, this singing took plase ~na the
Mase -the a ol f the Speake's authorit7 was o its staed,
indleatina that the Eeae Ms eOpeStlac with ft ll fenality.
As Ufe as oulA be eseetalmed, this is the ftiht time at bhich
the Publis has tkea part offltally i& the preeodi a of the
Gremsa ome s t efpreesetatLes, as ieeal ullr meatariLas
have expessa the opiae that this y also be a "rat" for the
British COm imalth.
An ofio eof the leal reda* Pol*oo owe was mtripped of his
rank sad office, sand dtmsmed froe the too because, last May,
he assisted the Geasa Oeepewative lutmeg AseeatioLa at e-a of
its meetings when the meetia -s attaokad by nsa swrme ag.
This allegation is ad*e in the epert ef the uatmeag U d whioh waa
peseated at the atatutary Diaamual Geaeaal meeting of the
Assoeeiatioe hMA eld on ab 28th. The Rpeort oweves the tradlug
yea of July 1973 to June 1974, sad says it was *ame t the most
testing and trying period in the Aseaelatioa's 27 y arax of
SAlister anhes oea-sa Newsletter leek Badis 7.12.74
exIsteae, a we bad to uderso ae oeftiauous pate of vioieues a
re.entlse attelks frma sevenamet amba Gvemet agents.
The Report elutes 4tt1talties UMder which Ae lMeeting were
held, tatia be ro *boakes up b7y ames4 gaS pported by
mbaer of peses o elainang ambew tip Illegslly." "s ewver
ame', ays the Repwet, 'questa fore pbliseea to paserve lo aaA
oeAtr wast unabe4e, sa, ia the ome Iasteame la lebh uniM ftrea
a distrAiot *te Setiea ure e u sptheid A muaffitlat anuwbew
to reader a-l-s ttwe the O -ficet-ia-Ch srge isa--&etately
afterwartz sttMped of hist rak esa office, and later edIsl se'".
Ia ooaaeetila with a lot of l nA ihich us me uiret froe the
A sseiation by evermeat ia 1968, t Reporet so& that paymet
heas *ot y bem reeeIve. A swarod of whitoh net lest
August awarde4 the Asseeoatles a priee for the Mad of $142,215.00 (C:
sad Governmat Is to peay q terest at 9 from 10th Otobee 1970
until the d ae of pameaft.
The Comercial & Iandustrial Wekes aes has rolled aoff the
"go-slowe which me ia *offet at the fias of Joans Br uAe & bbeid
Ltd. This industrial action ms t kmtIa ma e ffrt to fore
the iAfU to eeognise the Uniona s the brgmts iag Body for its
euplorees, and the "go-elow* was called off wha, oa novabwe 29th,
. AlLater uASghe- *- oea&da ei latt wetk iaAUfg 7.12*74
the Uaio eeivet l4Utter tr ne .wmaegf m I etor ie t t1e t nm,
Mr F pe Topp, advisiag that the Zouwr CamteM bae beea
asked to eary out a poll of the tima's mplreaS to s&Wertai
whether the Uniea's elaia ter aef eioalioa wus at l d.
senator ri e Pizere, IaofAt o the nito, ai4d te esxpec4 that
thb taking t the poll e mubeto apleto by a-Deae.tw.
the Holiday IRa he beumigt froa the Graea hOetAl Asseciatlona
and ources a losa to the Asseeiatii ay this is as a sult of
a "daiagir aat". e seoes also veweald that the wmtw
ba been taken up with the COribbea ltol Asoolatioab, an it is
hoped that that BDdy will be able to assist ia evreeoaig abateer
difficult iL exist.