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ALICIA WALLACE: Political quotas? Bring them on

Last week, when questioned about the lack of representation of women in parliament, Leader of the Opposition Philip “Brave” Davis said 30 to 40 percent of the Progressive Liberal Party’s 2022 slate of candidates will be women. He noted the best proportion could be higher, but it depends on who makes themselves available. Both the Progressive Liberal Party and the Free National Movement both had outrageously low numbers of female candidates in the 2017 general election. It is clear political parties in The Bahamas are not paying enough attention to issues of gender, how they contribute to them, or the ways they can bring transformation.

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Davis: PLP to have '30 to 40 percent' women candidates

THE Progressive Liberal Party’s 2022 slate will be composed of 30 to 40 percent women candidates, according to party leader Philip “Brave” Davis.

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Brave’s ‘U’ for FNM first year

OPPOSITION Leader Philip Davis yesterday gave the Minnis administration a “U” mark in his assessment of the government’s performance during its first year at the helm.

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Davis: FNM 'mistruths' impacted poll

THE Free National Movement’s “mistruths” ahead of the 2017 general election heavily impacted Public Domain’s poll showing a slump in the Minnis administration’s popularity, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis insisted yesterday.He a

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Davis: Cancel 'bad deal' with Oban

AS he accused the Minnis administration of “deceiving” Bahamians regarding the $5.5bn Oban Energies oil refinery and storage facility proposed for Grand Bahama, Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip “Brave” Davis called for the “bad deal” to be can

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Davis: Minnis should get out of Oban deal

OFFICIAL Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis said yesterday there are sufficient incidents of “misrepresentation” concerning the proposed Oban Energies oil refinery for Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to “extract” himself from the situation, adding given the current “cloudiness” of the project the Progressive Liberal Party could not support it.


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