Prime Minister Unwittingly creates Party seeking to replace the ruling DLP in the next Elections

Clergy, Youth and Ethnicity are clear bulwarks of candidacy in Solutions Barbados a political party celebrating their 2nd Anniversary. This group is following global trends in France where Emmanuel Macron became an Independent Centrist President with a disenfranchised electorate, and over in the Caymans where 9 Independent candidates made the former premier Alden McLoughlin seek a power sharing deal to achieve majority while similar deals unfolded with Theresa May in the UK with the DUP of Northern Ireland.

Addressing a cadre of reporters at the Pavilion behind the Courtyard Marriott in Hastings, Engineer Grenville Phillips II explained how he repeatedly sought to offer non-austerity recommendations to the current Government until Prime Minister Freundel Stuart openly told media only those who enter the political fray have a right to complain and therefore he decided to form Solutions Barbados – a movement with 24 candidates of business people but looking to have 30 candidates in place by the time elections arrive.

One of the founder’s planks for seeking elective politics is that water and electricity should be provided free at a basic level and if exceeded then payment by the consumer should follow;-

Solutions Barbados shadow spokesperson on Economic Affairs, Scott Weatherhead, said both the two per cent surcharge on foreign exchange anf the National Responsibility Levy would double the cost of living if left unchecked inside of six months or less, his idea to regenerate the economy is to ensure Barbadians have more disposable income by not paying as man taxes;-

Paul Gibson is a pharmacist, and he is Solutions Barbados shadow spokesperson on Health, he believes there should be no duties on what is deemed as healthy foods yet high taxation on items with high levels of salt or rum.

When asked how this will go down with spirits producers whose product is seen as a foreign exchange earner once exported, he responded thusly;-

Other planks of their platform is to implement ISO 9001 business management practices to prevent any instance of corruption, also they want Police to have a Praedial Larceny Unit; allow medicinal use of Marijuana; revision of Defamation laws to benefit journalists with evidence and the creation of Whistleblower laws to fight corruption and appropriate rewards if proven.

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