Time to change candidate selection, says Lashley
FORMER GOVERNMENT MINISTER Hamilton Lashley wants to a see a change in the selection process now being used by political parties to determine who runs for political office.
Lashley, who was a minister under both Barbados Labour Party (BLP) and Democratic Labour Party (DLP) administrations, is now stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to endorsing a candidate for the St Michael South East constituency.
Last week it was revealed that community practitioner Rodney Grant would be facing off against Patrick Tannis for the DLP’s pick to run in the constituency. Tannis lost to the BLP’s Santia Bradshaw in the 2013 general election by ten votes and Grant has been a community worker most of his life.
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