• Today
    December 18

  • 12:15 PM

Walcott: Don’t blame BLP

GERALYN EDWARD, geralynedward@nationnews.com

Added 08 December 2016

dr-jerome-walcott

Dr Jerome Walcott (FILE)

AN OPPOSITION SENATOR is insisting that the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) did start a mains replacement programme at the Barbados Water Authority (BWA).

Senator Dr Jerome Walcott, a former minister of health, rejected a now popular narrative from Government spokespersons that the failure of the former Owen Arthur administration to replace leaking water mains had contributed to the water supply woes that affected thousands of residents across several rural parishes.

Speaking in the Senate yesterday during debate on a resolution to accept the Barbados Green Economy Scoping Study as a national information document, Walcott said he supported the resolution but expressed concern about some issues affecting the environment. (GE)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

POLL

The public service vehicle community is upset over new uniforms provided by the Transport Authority. Do you think the new uniforms are a good idea?

Yes
No

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

INSTAGRAM