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PLP leader Philip 'Brave' Davis.

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Davis demands: What’s going on?

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Deputy Leader Chester Cooper yesterday called for an independent probe into Bahamas Power and Light, which has been saddled by controversy in recent weeks.

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Davis hits out at embarrassment of FNM after web shop stumble

THE Minnis administration should be “embarrassed” by the halt of its increased taxes on web shops, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis insisted yesterday, adding it was “disgraceful” Bahamian businessmen have to be forced into the c

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Davis: Why did Bannister reappoint Osborne if there were problems?

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis has said revelations Works Minister Desmond Bannister made yesterday about former Bahamas Power & Light Chairwoman Darnell Osborne are “disingenuous,” questioning why Mr Bannister reappointed her to the board in July if he felt her conduct had been egregious.

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Davis demands to know how much govt is paying foreign QCs

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis is urging the government to say how much it is paying foreign Queen’s Counsel to help prosecute cases against Progressive Liberal Party members.He said from his experience as a lawyer, foreign QCs are paid betwe

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PLP eyed stake in GB Port Authority

FORMER ministers in the Christie administration said they privately pushed the Hayward and St George families to sell their interests in the Grand Bahama Port Authority, though it was never an option for the government to obtain a majority stake in the port.

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PLP leader slams govt over BPL

IN the face of Bahamas Power and Light’s continued generation instabilities, Opposition Leader Philip ‘Brave’ Davis on Friday criticised the Minnis administration’s decision to “go away from all” the plans left by the Progressive Liberal Party.

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Davis dismisses 'gratuitous' criticism of PLP from Paul Wynn

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis has dismissed criticism levelled by developer Paul Wynn on the Progressive Liberal Party’s efforts to get him to purchase the Grand Lucayan resort as "gratuitous".

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Davis says Over-the-Hill bill will only help rich

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday branded the government’s touted Economic Empowerment Zone Bill 2018 as “flawed,” adding the legislation in its current form will only boost the rich at the expense of the poor.Instead of doing

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Davis criticises Minnis' budget tour

WITH Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis resuming his Family Island tour in promotion of the budget, opposition leader Philip “Brave” Davis is having second thoughts about doing a taxpayer funded tour of his own, calling Dr Minnis’ travels a waste of money all to serve a purely political agenda.

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Davis: PM not taking tragedy seriously enough

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ response to the Exuma boating tragedy shows a lack of appreciation for the seriousness of the situation, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday.On Monday when he was asked to speak about

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Davis: Taxation will drive web shops underground

AS HE urged the government to revisit the proposed tax sliding scale for web shops, Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said increasing taxes on gaming house operators provides the incentive for the numbers business to return to the “underground”.

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PLP leader 'deeply saddened' by Labour Day tragedy

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis says he is deeply saddened and upset by the lives lost when a truck hit persons marching during the Labour Day parade.

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PLP warns of Budget VAT hike and taxes

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Philip Davis yesterday released projections for the upcoming 2018/2019 budget, predicting an increase in VAT, Customs duties and the introduction of new taxes.

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‘Deputy PM unfit for office’

PLP Leader Philip “Brave” Davis criticised Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest over the termination of internet service for months at the Sweeting’s Cay Primary School in his constituency of East Grand Bahama.

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Davis warns Oban saga is nowhere near a conclusion

OPPOSITION Leader Philip Davis yesterday forecast the Oban Energies saga will drag on with little yield, and questioned whether the government’s “exposed” position was premeditated.Mr Davis said there was no doubt the government wanted out of the con

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Call for independent body to oversee Over-the-Hill initiative

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis wants an independent commission to be appointed to oversee the administration of the government’s Over-the-Hill Development Partnership Initiative, citing fears there could be “discrimination” concerning the programme’s concessions.

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Davis won't apologise for Central Bank, statistics comments

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis will not apologise for comments he made about the Central Bank and Department of Statistics regarding reporting standards under the Minnis administration.He released a statement on Sunday respondi

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Davis: Public Accounts Committee will investigate '$1bn spent by government'

OPPOSITION Leader Philip “Brave” Davis announced yesterday the Public Accounts Committee will investigate the fact that the government has reportedly spent more than $1 billion in the first six months of the 2017-2018 fiscal year and is also summonin

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Davis: Peter Turnquest is 'worst' Minister of Finance

LEADER of the Official Opposition Philip “Brave” Davis has labelled Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest as the “worst” Minister of Finance, accusing the Minnis administration of borrowing more than $1 billion since assuming office but having nothin

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‘US raised no issues over crime cooperation’

THE assertion in a recent report that cooperation between law enforcement agencies in the country and the United States “waned” under the former government is baseless, Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday, adding he intends to write to the US Embassy questioning the allegation.

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'Three months after immigration deadline, nothing's changed'

DESPITE Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ demand last year that illegal immigrants leave the country by December 31 or face consequences, nothing about this country’s immigration posture and policy has changed more than three months since the deadline

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Davis asks: Is Krieger still around Oban?

DOCUMENTS filled in Florida last week show Peter Krieger is still a part of Oban Energies’ team, despite Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis saying in the House of Assembly on Tuesday that he resigned on March 1, Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis claimed yesterday.

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Davis’ hands clean on water projects

CAT Island, Rum Cay and San Salvador MP Philip “Brave” Davis did not authorise controversial payments to Nassau Island Development (NID), the contractor for the multi-million dollar Gladstone Road Waste Water Treatment Plant (GRWWTP) that is unfinished despite a 91 percent cost overrun, Works Minister Desmond Bannister said in the House of Assembly yesterday. 

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Davis ‘out of the loop’ on botched contract

FORMER Water and Sewerage Chairman Leslie Miller defended Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday insisting in many ways the former minister of works was “left out of the loop” regarding Nassau Island Development’s receipt of a $9.6m contract with the WSC under the previous Christie administration.

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Davis’ threat to scrap Oban deal

IF the “reckless” Oban Energies deal continues to be shrouded with “incompetence and dishonesty” then the $5.5bn agreement will not continue under a Progressive Liberal Party-led government should the organisation win the next general election, party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis, pictured, said yesterday.

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