Parliament present process comparative evaluation by CPA : Cayman Information Service

Parliament undergoing comparative review by CPA : Cayman News Service


House Speaker Katherine Ebanks-Wilks (2nd from left) and Clerk and Chief Officer of the Parliament Zena Merren-Chin (far right), with CPA representatives Shannon Dean and Clive Baker

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Parliament is going through benchmark assessment this week with two representatives from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. The review is a voluntary, comparative initiative that will enable officials here to see how the local legislature compares with others around the world, what Cayman is getting right and where it can do better, Speaker Katherine Ebanks-Wilks said.

“This is a great opportunity to see for ourselves where Cayman’s legislature is performing well and where we need to improve our parliamentary practices,” she said in a press release about the assessment. “I welcome this opportunity to gain a better viewpoint of our accomplishments, such as our improved communications, as well as finding solutions on how we can strengthen our…