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Rowe is new deputy Speaker

Rowe is new deputy Speaker


Neil Rowe was elected deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly in this morning’s sitting. Rowe, the parliamentary representative for St Michael North West, replaced Gline Clarke, who represented St George North for 26 years. Clarke retired from ...

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Pilgrim leaves DLP after 26 years

Pilgrim leaves DLP after 26 years


Former general secretary George Pilgrim resigned from the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) today. Pilgrim, who was a member of the party since 1994, confirmed his resignation, but declined to give a reason. He ran against [Sir] David Simmons in St...

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Phillips quits elective politics

Phillips quits elective politics


Head of Solutions Barbados, Grenville Phillips II, has retired from elective politics. The engineer made the announcement on Wednesday night while congratulating Barbados Labour Party candidate Toni Moore on her victory in the St George North by-e...

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25 polling stations in St George North

25 polling stations in St George North


Twenty five polling stations will be used for the St George North by-election on Wednesday, including four schools and the parish polyclinic. The Ministry of Education previously stated St George Secondary School – which will be used as the counti...

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BLP has no plan for tourism, says Sealy

BLP has no plan for tourism, says Sealy


Former Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy dismissed Government’s post-COVID tourism plan as “foolishness”. He also asserted that the Mia Mottley administration had the wrong person in charge of the sector, saying Cabinet members Colin Jordan and Ia...

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Electoral official says everything on track for by-election

Electoral official says everything on track for by-election


Preparations for the by-election in the Constituency of St George North on Wednesday, November 11, are going well, says Supervisor of Elections, Angela Taylor. She pointed out that the election training and other tasks, which were expanded because...

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St George North

St George North


Over the last few weeks, the constituency of St George North came into sharp focus when it was announced that Member of Parliament Gline Clarke, who has represented the area for the past 26 years, will be taking on a new assignment. He heads to Ca...

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Grosvenor: Unique connection to constituents

Grosvenor: Unique connection to constituents


United Progressive Party’s candidate Ambrose Grosvenor says he is the right man for the job as Member of Parliament (MP) in St George North, as he is familiar with the constituency and its issues, and is the only candidate to have agitated on behalf ...

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Call to hold politicians accountable

Call to hold politicians accountable


It is high time politicians walk the walk and not just talk the talk. And one of the six candidates contesting the St George North by-election is calling on constituents to hold them accountable. But make no bones about it, the People’s Party for ...

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St George North debate live tonight on TV

St George North debate live tonight on TV


The live St George North by-election debate is still on tonight. Originally there were suggestions from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley that there should be three debates, but problems with candidates opting out and the finding of a moderator affe...