May 21, 2012
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THE Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is calling for the establishment of a Parliamentary Select Committee to investigate a bribery scandaldating back more than a decade involving Alstom SA and the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC), PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts said yesterday.
THE PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party will hold a series of mini-conventions in the Family Islands beginning this weekend, with the party’s major convention being held in November.
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday criticised FNM leader Dr Hubert Minnis for calling for Prime Minister Perry Christie’s resignation as Finance Minister.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Bradley Roberts hit out at his Free National Movement counterpart Darron Cash after he criticised the government’s new energy policy and its handling of Cuban detainees.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Bradley Roberts claimed opposition leader Dr Hubert Minnis “needs to go back to political school” after committing the biggest political blunder the veteran politician said he has ever seen.
The Water & Sewerage Corporation cannot escape negotiating a multi-million dollar price to purchase a New Providence water plant, as its chairman yesterday denied it had already decided to dump the existing BISX-listed operator.
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts said he would not have been able to “turn the other cheek” if FNM Deputy Leader Loretta Butler-Turner had struck him on the face – promising that the event could have turned into a “nasty scene”.
PLP CHAIRMAN Bradley Roberts said yesterday that the NIB Forensic Audit exposed another “FNM mess” the PLP is now forced to has to clean up.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday claimed the government coming into office a year ago did not have the available resources to fix the economy because of the state in which the previous administration left the country.
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts has accused FNM leader Hubert Minnis of being “wishy washy” over the issue of Bahamians and gambling.
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts called on radio talk show host Darold Miller to provide evidence to support renewed allegations that web shop owners contributed to the party’s electoral campaigns.
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts encouraged Bahamians to “dismiss Dr Hubert Minnis” as nothing more than a “clueless interim leader” who he said is “clearly out of his depth on national issues”.
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts called on commercial banks to do more to assist their distressed customers in the wake of criticism that the government has failed to assist homeowners with its stuttering Mortgage Relief Plan.
DENOUNCING the FNM’s stance on last week’s Mayaguana plane crash, PLP chairman Bradley Roberts said “hell will freeze over” before anyone stops his party from holding the former government accountable for their “failed” policies.
An all-Bahamian investor group led by a former Water & Sewerage Corporation chairman has approached the Government about taking over one of the New Providence-based reverse osmosis plants currently operated by BISX-listed Consolidated Water, Tribune Business can reveal.
NEW employment figures show that the Christie administration is on the right track, PLP chairman Bradley Roberts said.
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts said that former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has “zero credibility” when it comes to the gambling referendum and any remarks made by him should be viewed only as “political rancour and sour grapes”.
ONE Save Our Bahamas Vote “No” representative called PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts’ call for Bahamians to vote “yes” on the gambling referendum, “shocking.”
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts believes Free National Movement leader Leader Dr Hubert Minnis to be “double-minded” and lacking in credibility as he accused the opposition leader of changing his words to Bahamians concerning the upcoming gambling referendum.
THE current level of crime, carnage and disregard for human life shows a lack of respect for the “precious and hard fought freedoms” won during the majority rule era, PLP chairman Bradley Roberts said yesterday.
FNM chairman Darron Cash yesterday hit out at his PLP counterpart Bradley Roberts – whose Facebook banner outlined the financial benefits of legalising web shops.
Consolidated Water’s bid to supply western New Providence with water via a $7 million joint venture investment has been thrown into jeopardy, after the Water & Sewerage Corporation ruled that the 25-year franchise agreement underpinning the deal was “null and void”.
BEC’s $105 million Wilson City power plant was yesterday described as an “exercise in bad governance”, Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) chairman Bradley Roberts telling Tribune Business that no rational reason had been given for the plant’s removal from the preferred Snake Cay site.
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday denied claims he is retiring from the post due to “health and personal reasons”.
THE following statement was issued by PLP chairman Bradley Roberts from his hospital bed in response to yesterday’s speech by former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham.
THE Progressive Liberal Party congratulated the government yesterday on its creation of the Urban Renewal Commission, promising its full support to the government project.
NEWLY-appointed Water and Sewerage chairman Bradley Roberts remained tight-lipped on his plans for the corporation yesterday.
WHEN the House of Assembly reconvenes, the Progressive Liberal Party will have made significant headway in fulfilling what it promised for the first 100 days following the election, PLP chairman Bradley Roberts said yesterday.
COMPLAINTS from the opposition about the government’s failure to appoint statutory boards has been dismissed as empty “attention seeking” by PLP chairman Bradley Roberts.
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts criticised Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday, accusing him of "senseless rambling" after the FNM leader claimed the government is unable to keep Bahamians safe. Mr Roberts claimed
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts has rejected the opposition's claim that the government is firing Urban Renewal employees, explaining that their contracts are merely not being renewed.
PLP CHAIRMAN Bradley Roberts has dismissed claims that his party has purchased nearly $750,000 worth of new vehicles for the government's new cabinet.
PLP chairman Bradley Roberts has appealed to Bahamians to give the government "some time" to implement its crime fighting plans.
THE 2012 election was the most important vote in the history of an independent Bahamas, according to PLP chairman Bradley Roberts.