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Owen on the attack

GERCINE CARTER, gercinecarter@nationnews.com

Added 25 November 2015

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Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur venting his feelings about Mia Mottley and her handling of the Maria Agard expulsion in Parliament Yard yesterday. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)

FORMER PRIME MINISTER Owen Arthur contends that embattled Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard is being “dragged through the mud of public disapprobation for doing nothing more than expressing herself about a matter concerning herself”.

Arthur came out with cudgel swinging yesterday, targeting Opposition Leader Mia Mottley, the leader of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), with which he had been associated for over 40 years, in protest against Agard’s expulsion Sunday by its National Council.

Before going in to take his seat for yesterday’s sitting of Parliament, Arthur spoke at length to the media waiting outside, lashing out at Mottley for the way she had handled this and other BLP matters involving dissent by a member.  (GC)

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

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