“Class-ism within the Democratic Labour Party” (Part 3)
An Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) representative is insisting that his leader, Mia Mottley, is suitably qualified to become the next Prime Minister of Barbados, even if she does not have a legal certificate to show.
The ruling Democratic Labour (DLP) is attempting to hold Mottley to account over her qualifications to practise law in Barbados.
At its just-concluded 62nd annual conference the ruling party passed a resolution mandating DLP General Secretary George Pilgrim to draft correspondence to Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite asking him to clear the air on the issue.
However, addressing a meeting of the BLP Women’s League at the party’s Roebuck Street, The City headquarters last night, Edmund Hinkson argued that there was no real breach to speak of, while suggesting that there was at least one sitting judge who is in the same boat as Mottley in terms of not having a legal certificate.
Hinkson told stalwarts with elections around the corner, the governing DLP had now sunk to a new low, and was simply scraping the bottom of the barrel in a desperate bid to hold on to power… (ORIGINAL ITEM here)