At least eight government ministers have not filed their public disclosures for this year, according to their own admissions. This means they have violated the law and should be arrested.
Yesterday, the Speaker of the House expunged Leslie Miller’s controversial comments about a private citizen from the Parliament’s record, something that should have been done from the start.
The arrogance of this slate of new PLP Parliamentarians and Cabinet Ministers is matched only by their inflated belief in their own intelligence and importance.
Former Minister of Works Neko Grant questioned why the government would bring a resolution to Parliament requesting the establishment of a select committee to decide if parliamentarians need an increase in benefits and allowances.
It was a “PLP Decision” not to give the Bahamas the respect and closure of allowing retiring former prime minister Hubert Ingraham to formally say goodbye to the nation.
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said that attempts by PLP MPs to prevent Pineridge MP Kwasi Thompson from presenting a minority report on the New Providence Road Improvement Project were “absolutely disgraceful”.
PLP MPs Alfred Sears and Frank Smith tried to prevent FNM MP Kwasi Thompson from presenting the minority report on the New Providence Road Improvement Project in the House of Assembly.
“As this is the last sitting of this Honourable House before we break for Christmas, I rise to extend my best wishes for a happy and safe Christmas to all Honourable Members.”
The Register of Voters as at 14th November 2011 is 137,444. New Providence 69.92% or 96,111, Grand Bahama and Bimini 14.67% or 20,166, and the other Family Islands 15.4% or 21,167.