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Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard is now an Independent Parliamentary Representative until she decides her next move – when questioned by reporters, she was polite yet concise;-
Opposition Leader Mia Mottley confirmed the expulsion, while simultaneously expressing regret such drastic action had to be enforced;-
In response, the Opposition Leader stated Dr Agard was invited to bring a lawyer and when she arrived with two they were still welcomed into the meeting, she said some members of the public wondered why the dispute dragged for so long – but Mottley said even if at the last minute reconciliation was possible she would not refuse it, but this is a matter which has reached its lifespan;-
Attorney Hal Gallop told members of the media why they walked out of the session held at the Barbados Labour Party’s Roebuck Street, St Michael headquarters;-
Agard’s other legal representative, Lynette Eastmond implied the beleaguered dentist faced a biased proceedings and to continue would have justified what was essentially a drumhead;-
Dr Agard, Parliamentary Representative for Christ Church West, was summoned to a meeting by the National Council of the Barbados Labour Party to answer nine charges related to using social media and the press as a means of settling internal differences.