The announcement of the two people chosen to help with the inquiry into the actions of the RCIPS when five boaters were lost at sea.
Mary Lawrence, the former speaker of the Legislative Assembly during the last UDP administration has been nominated by the opposition leader to assist the expert from the UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency.
Premier Alden McLaughlin has appointed retired fire chief Kirkland Nixon to join the panel.
The appointments of the two JPs follows a debate in the Legislative Assembly Monday (25 April) on a private member’s motion filed by opposition leader McKeeva Bush.
Gary Mullings, Edsel Haylock, Nicholas Watler and brothers Kamron and Kanyi Brown have not been seen since setting off on a fishing trip last month.
The actions of the police response and rescue operation has been called into question by the families of those that disappeared.