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Jan 23, 2020

Does the Status Quo Remain Ahead of Leadership Convention?

Dean Barrow

As the scandal rocks the U.D.P., the likelihood of the upcoming U.D.P. convention being affected by the pending trial in Utah was a question that was placed squarely to the prime minister. At the time, PM Barrow said that if necessary, he will remain in office until general elections are called.



“Sir, do you feel that this would perhaps hamper the upcoming leadership convention in any way?”


Prime Minister Dean Barrow [File: January 15th, 2020]

“I don’t see how I can answer that.  I don’t know.  I really don’t know. If any of the two leadership aspirants turns out to be somebody who received cash, I would fire that person and I believe that the party would absolutely disqualify such a person from proceeding with the leadership challenge because, “How yoh wahn get fired from the Cabinet?”  Remember, you know, remember, if I choose to, I hold the whip hand, you know.  Recollect that I don’t need to go anywhere until the general elections are called.  If I were to fire, have to fire a leadership aspirant and the party says well we don’t care that you fire the person, we will still elect that person and we will say he must take over and lead us into the next general elections.  Well I will save them from

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