News for Thursday October 15, 2015

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A Former Minister of Government intends to push for the establishment of a consumer association here

A former government minister has said he will redouble efforts to get a consumer association established on Montserrat.

Easton Farrell Taylor believes it is important that this body be set up to protect the rights of consumers.

One of his concerns is the prices for goods on Montserrat.

 

 

An electronic version of the written driving test to be launched soon

A project to improve the written driving test by making it electronic and automated is expected to be implemented by the end of the month.

Will Tech’s ‘Automated Drivers Test Environment Project’ was one of the 14 ICT Projects approved by the Ministry of Communications.

Conceptualized by William Obrien, the ‘Automated Drivers Test Environment Project’ will make it possible for persons to do an electronic version of the test and receive their grades faster.

 

 

Montserrat’s Minister of Trade has underscored the importance of Montserrat adhering to world standards for goods and services

Montserrat’s minister of trade has underscored the importance of Montserrat adhering to world standards for goods and services.

Claude Hogan said standards ensure that business operations are as efficient as possible, increase productivity, and help company’s access new markets.

He said they should not be taken for granted as they impact on everyday life on Montserrat, such as health and safety.

 

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