‘Eua MPs proposal for government to pay school fees causes uproar in Parliament

'Oku taupotu 'i lalo ha fakamatala faka-Tonga

A heated debate erupted in Parliament today after the ‘Eua 11 MP suggested the government pay for his constituency’s students’ school fees. MP Tevita Lavemaau told the House ‘Eua parents had been in financial difficulties since tropical cyclone Gita devastated Tongatapu and ‘Eua in February. MP Lavemaau was insistent in his argument and was supported…

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