Eddie Joyce, MHA for the District of Bay of Islands, and Kelvin Parsons, MHA
for the District of Burgeo-Lapoile, are pleased that the House of Assembly
has confirmed that they had full knowledge of and consented to the
constituency office arrangements in the districts of both MHAs.
letter written yesterday by the Clerk of the House of Assembly, John Noel
confirms that both MHAs had approval from the House of Assembly to rent the
office space in question.
"I am pleased that Mr. Noel has cleared the air on this issue," said Mr.
Joyce. "I have been totally up front regarding this issue and stated from
day one that I had approval from the House of Assembly to rent this office
space. I have continuously stated publicly that I lived by the rules that
were in place and will continue to do so. If the current rules change, I
will certainly follow those guidelines."
"I have always known John Noel to be a man of strong character and I had
no doubt that he would verify the truth," said Mr. Parsons. "I continuously
maintained that I did nothing wrong and yesterday’s letter has proven that