Kittitian Coalition of Opposition Parties File Vote of No Confidence Against P.M. Douglas

Page 1 of the No Confidence Motion (CLICK FOR BIGGER)

SKN’s Opposition Leader Hon. Mark Brantley said he submitted the Motion to Speaker of the House of Assembly Hon. Curtis Martin, asking him to “table this Motion for debate at the earliest possible opportunity and as a matter of urgency”…

The SKN Observer added … Brantley assured he had the support of all members of Opposition — PAM’s Leader and Deputy Leader Hon. Shawn Richards and Hon. Eugene Hamilton; CCM Leader Hon. Vance Amory; and PAM Senator Hon. Vincent Byron.

If the Motion were to receive majority vote in the Honorable House, Prime Minister Douglas would be forced to resign within 3 days and the Governor General would have to dissolve the parliament and announce a general election within 90 days.

{IMAGE VIALK Hewlett, SKN Observer} Hon. Mark Brantley at the podium earlier today

For the motion to succeed, it would require at least two members on the government benches to vote in its favor. Only eleven of the 14 members of parliament can participate in the Vote of No Confidence as only elected members can do so.

All 11 members will be required to give an oral vote and in the event of a tie, the Motion would be defeated

The Observer ascertained this is the first time such a motion has been put forward in the Federation,  there’s also a possibility members of the Ruling Party may support the initiative;-

Two elected members of the PM’s Cabinet, Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris and Deputy PM Hon. Sam Condor have in recent House of Assembly sittings spoken against Bills brought to the House by their leader.

Page 2 of No Confidence Motion filed by Mark Brantley (CLICK FOR BIGGER)

According to the former parliamentarian, “It will be interesting to see not only how Condor and Harris will vote, but if the Motion is defeated, how that will play out in the ranks of the Labour Party.” {The full story is HERE}

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