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PLP Leader Philip 'Brave' Davis.

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‘Guardian angel’ Davis brands audit a witch hunt

ADMITTING to being a guardian angel to many people over the years, Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis branded the EY audit into operations at the Water and Sewerage Corporation as nothing more than a “witch hunt” that has wasted taxpayers’ money.

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PLP intend to move no confidence vote in speaker

IN letter sent to the House of Assembly, Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis served notice of his or another minority member’s intention to move a vote of no confidence in the chair, days after the entire opposition was suspended from the

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Davis blames FNM after latest fires at dump site

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis was adamant yesterday that the former administration left preventative measures in place to avoid recurring fires at the New Providence Landfill as residents continue to struggle with the toxic sm

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Davis blasts 2,500 job cuts in public sector as 'shameful'

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said he is not surprised by the latest unemployment figures, which highlights a “shameful” public sector shrinkage of more than 2,500 jobs, adding he believes the number will double once the compl

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PLP: Changes to URCA board ‘unlawful’

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis characterised the Minnis administration’s changes to the board of the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority as unlawful yesterday, arguing they infringe on the independence of the regulatory body.

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Davis: We should speak out over Trump

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party (PLP) leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday criticised the Minnis administration for its silence amid international backlash regarding US President Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about Haiti, African nations and El Salvador.

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PM ‘wrong’ to promise protestors

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis cannot on one hand insist he has a zero-tolerance approach to crime while at the same time promise to absolve the criminal liability of a group of men who protested at Cabbage Beach in 2016 resulting in damage to private property, PLP Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday.

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Davis cites PLP legacy for Majority Rule Day

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Philip Davis yesterday vowed to uphold the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) legacy of majority rule as inextricable from the country’s history.

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New Road Traffic HQ stalled amid partnership concern

A $25m public-private partnership (PPP) to establish a new Road Traffic Department headquarters on Tonique Williams Darling Highway is stalled because the government has yet to decide how it will deal with PPPs arranged by the Christie administration

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Davis demands ‘$100k’ names

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday called on the government to expose the names and provide justification for all contract hires worth more than $100,000 per year.

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Davis: Discussion needed on marital rape laws

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday said while an “open and frank discussion” needs to be had in the country about marital rape, no “right thinking Bahamian” will accept that an individual should be “violated” or “abused” in “any form or fashion”.

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Davis: PLP didn’t sign off Dillet project

WORK on the multi-million-dollar project to renovate the Stephen Dillet Primary School did not start under the former Christie administration, but in the first few months of the new Free National Movement (FNM) government, according to a tender report obtained by The Tribune.

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Davis: Heads must roll over sloop

OPPOSITION Leader Philip Davis yesterday reiterated his call that “heads must roll” as he rejected the explanation proffered by Commodore Tellis Bethel over the second illegal landing of a Haitian sloop near the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s (RBDF) Coral Harbour Base in recent weeks.

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Over-the-Hill plan 'drop in the bucket'

THE $5m allocated from each budget cycle to fund the Minnis administration’s Over-the-Hill community revitalisation programme is a “drop in the bucket,” Progressive Liberal Party Leader (PLP) Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday, adding the government’s lack of details demonstrates a poorly planned initiative.

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PLP vows: We’ll repeal new Commercial Enterprises Bill

THE Progressive Liberal Party has pledged to repeal the Commercial Enterprises Bill when the party returns to power and has warned investors and people who may accept the bill’s benefits to “think carefully” before doing so.

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Davis criticises Minnis on pay - despite own about-face

DESPITE changing his own position on a proposed raise for members of Parliament, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday criticised Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis for his change of position, saying Dr Minnis’ new tone seemed “convenient” and not grounded in principle.

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Brave’s brother’s fury over cancelled deals

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip “Brave” Davis dismissed as “much ado about nothing” revelations his brother’s company was paid in full for two Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) contracts he ordered cancelled.

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Davis: RBDF audit is attempt to smear reputation of PLP

OPPOSITION Leader Philip Davis yesterday questioned the focus of Auditor General Terrence Bastian’s report into the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, suggesting the recently tabled document was an extension of the political narrative espoused by the Minnis administration.

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Pensions change ‘serves no good’

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis called the Minnis administration’s amendment to the Pensions Act the “Ellison Greenslade amendment” yesterday, arguing it serves no public good but is a tool the administration has used to negotiate Mr Greenslade out of his position as commissioner of police.

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