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PLP due to announce Senate picks

THE Progressive Liberal Party is expected to make public its list of its Senate choices today, this as Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis confirmed yesterday that he had concluded his “period of deliberation” and had centred on “the best mix for the legacy and continuance” of the party.

Moss and Sawyer tipped for Senate positions

AS SENATORS are expected to be sworn in today at Government House, two new names have emerged for appointment to the Upper House.

Miller backs Davis - but has ‘no interest’ in politics

WHILE throwing his full support behind newly appointed Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis, former Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller said he has “no interest right now” in politics.

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Davis: Opposition will not allow govt to 'misrepresent or distort' PLP legacy

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Philip 'Brave' Davis has advised that as the country's newly installed Official Opposition, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) under his leadership will not allow the government to "misrepresent or distort" the party's legacy in governance.

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Davis hits out at ‘Gestapo-style’ raid as he warns of witch hunts

INTERIM Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip Davis yesterday warned the new government not to succumb to widespread expectations of “witch hunts” pledged on the campaign trail as he raised concerns over an excessive display of force by police at the Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation.

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FNM waiting on PLP for Senate roles announcement

FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie yesterday told The Tribune that the Senate appointments have been identified and those selected by the governing party to fill 13 of the positions have been notified.

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Collie says FNM bars victimisation

FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie yesterday advised the public that the party, through its campaign policy mandate, has barred anyone associated with the political organisation from “issuing threats, intimidating or attempting to victimise” any government employees in the name of politics.

Newbold appointed press secretary

THE Cabinet Office announced Thursday the appointment of Anthony Newbold as press secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister.

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Davis to take Opposition leader role tomorrow

FORMER Deputy Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis is expected to be sworn in as leader of the Official Opposition on Friday.

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Minnis takes on works duties until Bannister is sworn in

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday assumed the Ministry of Works portfolio until Desmond Bannister can be officially sworn in next week, according Anthony “Ace” Newbold, president of the Bahamas Press Club.

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Advanced poll investigation report sent to Prime Minister

THE investigation into what contributed to the disorganisation and chaos surrounding the advanced poll has been completed and forwarded to the Office of the Prime Minister, Acting Parliamentary Commissioner Charles Albury confirmed yesterday.

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Urban Renewal 'grave concerns'

IN his first day on the job, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson expressed grave concerns regarding Urban Renewal in Grand Bahama and has suspended certain operations pending further review.

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Dorsett unsure if power supply deal was finalised

FORMER Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett said he was uncertain whether the previous Christie administration finalised an agreement with New Fortress Energy to improve electricity generation, but confirmed that there was a “heads of terms,” which included a $10m investment from the company in a smart grid power management system to aid the country among other things.

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Adrian Gibson tipped for Mortgage Corporation role

LONG Island MP-elect Adrian Gibson has reportedly been pegged to fill the post of Mortgage Corporation chairman, The Tribune understands.

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Elizabeth advance ballots were counted too early

THE suspension of voting in polling divisions of the Elizabeth constituency during the May 10 general election was due to an unspecified and premature decision to count advanced poll ballots for that constituency ahead of the final count, Acting Parliamentary Commissioner Charles Albury said yesterday.