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Isabella Morris Primary last in line for repairs—Hon Walwyn

-says CDB Loan for ESHS & Bregado Flax first
A file photo featuring the Isabella Morris Primary School in 2013. Photo: VINO/File
This is according to Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), when he presented formal answers to the House of Assembly (HoA) during its July 19, 2018, sitting. Photo: VINO/File
This is according to Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), when he presented formal answers to the House of Assembly (HoA) during its July 19, 2018, sitting. Photo: VINO/File
CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI - Students attending the Isabella Morris Primary School will have to—in the new school term—resume classes under the tent at Capoons Bay.

The state of affairs will continue, since monies obtained from a Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Loan, will be firstly used at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) L-Shaped building and the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (Secondary Division), “as these are the most urgent at this time.”

At least this is according to Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), when he presented formal answers to the House of Assembly (HoA) during its July 19, 2018, sitting.

He was at the time responding to questions laid in the HoA by, Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

Hon Fahie, in his question to the Minister for Education and Culture asked directly, “would the Minister for Education and Culture please tell this Honourable House, when the repairs to the Isabella Morris Primary School will commence?”

He was told “initial assessments of both schools showed that the Leonora Delville Primary would be the better school to be repaired in short order.”

CDB Loan

According to the Minister for Education and Culture, “children from the Isabella Morris Primary, Ivan Dawson Primary and Leonora Delville Primary are presently housed at Capoons Bay, under the tent for a total of 110 students,” and that “the Ivan Dawson Primary is expected to be completed early in the first term and thus (only) reducing the number of students at Leonora Delville.”

Dodging the Opposition Leader’s direct question, as to when repairs will commence on the Isabella Morris Primary School, Hon Walwyn instead told members of the House, “the Ministry has been looking at the junior high school concept on either end of the island and Isabella Morris was being looked at as the Junior High School on the western end.”

He said, “a committee was set up to look at this concept and a report was submitted but there are a number of details which has to be worked out.”

On the matter of the repairs, Hon Walwyn would only say, “…whatever the decision, the Isabella Morris Primary is one of the schools being considered under the CDB loan funding but our main focus and of the monies available, the vast amount will go towards the Elmore Stoutt High School L-Shaped building and the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (Secondary Division) as these are the most urgent at this time.”

 

  

6 Responses to “Isabella Morris Primary last in line for repairs—Hon Walwyn ”

  • 1 (03/08/2018, 13:35) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    WE CANOT BELEIVE ANYTHING THIS MAN SAY
  • Observer (03/08/2018, 14:47) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why in the world they getting loan to rebuild ESHS when "...a black-tie fundraiser gala which was held in Hong Kong for Elmore Stout High School has been hailed a success." Where is the money from the Hong Kong for Elmore Stout High School fundraiser to rebuild the high school?
  • jokers (03/08/2018, 16:09) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    ALL THESE CROWNIES GONA GEL XXXXXX DOWN WATCH ME
  • WOWW (03/08/2018, 17:09) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Myron gone rush fast to try build these school to get in next election lol.
  • Outsider (03/08/2018, 20:18) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Friends of IMPS should start a Go Fund Me Account to rebuild the school. The government should not be involve in handling the funds collected. UPWARD ONWARD IMPS FOR LIFE.
  • question (04/08/2018, 07:56) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    What happened to the money raised for the school in Hong Kong?


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