November 9, 2017
PLP Leader Philip 'Brave' Davis.
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OPPOSITION leader Philip “Brave” Davis is calling for the Minnis administration to “revamp the entire road traffic regime” — particularly reiterating calls for the government to add an amendment to the Road Traffic Act to increase penalties for those who kill in the course of dangerous driving.
THE Reserves arm of the Royal Bahamas Police Force was used as a “dumping ground” for retired officers, highlighting that management and leadership was a challenge, opposition leader Philip “Brave” Davis has said.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip Davis yesterday called on Works Minister Desmond Bannister to answer “damning” allegations of government interference at the Bahamas Power and Light board.
PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis says he doubts the government has properly thought about its plan to purchase the Grand Lucayan, adding any funds expended for this purpose could be best used to enhance the lives of Bahamians in
AS debate on legal marijuana use rages in the country, the Progressive Liberal Party is proposing the appointment of a review panel to make recommendations on the issue.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.