The TTIA strongly supported appeals from the National Trust, Citizens for Conservation and other parties for stakeholder consultation regarding the fate of the Residence of the Speaker in St. Clair. Read a Letter to the Editor published in the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from TTIA President Mark J.H. Franco. An excerpt is below.
“There are recent reports in the media, both traditional and social, regarding the residence in St Clair previously occupied by Speakers of the House of Representatives, which has been abandoned for a few years. Reports include that the residence is being sold by the State to a private individual, and that the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad & Tobago…has been commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs to provide conceptual designs for a new building, either for the Ministry’s new location or for chanceries for small States (depending on which source is read)…”
image credits Sam Bayne 2017.