Opposition team covering all bases
Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley presented his official Opposition Spokespersons Team earlier today.
He stressed that it was not the launch of a political party, but said that would come in due course.
This new team includes several familiar faces who ran in the 2018 General Election under the Solutions Barbados and United Progressive Party (UPP) banners.
Thirteen members were announced today with three more to be announced at a later date.
The following is the list of team members and the portfolios that they will speak on.
Irwin Belgrave – Home Affairs related matters
Rev. John Carter – Agriculture, food security and maritime economy
Dr Philip Corbin – Energy, water resources, telecommunications
Akil Daley – Youth and small business facilitation
Senator Crystal Drakes – Economic, sustainable development and climate change
Paul Forte – Housing, property ownership works and maintenance
Senator Caswell Franklyn – Labour, social security, corporatives and civil establishments
Paul Gibson – Health, wellness services development and environment
Sylvan Greenidge – Transportation, sanitation and sewage service
Bruce Hennis – Internal business and trade, manufacturing and commerce
Maria Philips – Justice, law enforcement, penal system
Alan Springer – Creative economy and sports industry development
Scott Weatherhead – Tourism, regional and international transport