BLP 2018 MANIFESTO

BLP 2018 YOUTH MANIFESTO

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Archive for May 2018

Revitalising Sugar

Settling the monies owed by Government to the industry, which employs approximately 5,000 Barbadians. Meeting with all stakeholders to draw up a plan for the future viability of the industry and set milestones to ensure accountability for realising the plan.

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Stamping Out Corruption

Introducing comprehensive Integrity legislation to fight and punish corruption, hold Ministers and Board Chairpersons accountable and protect Whistleblowers. Requiring politicians and key public officials to disclose their assets. Providing stiff penalties for those who try to bribe politicians and public officials.

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Empowering Young People

A BLP Government paying the tuition fees for Barbadians to attend The University of the West Indies, from September 2018. Creating a National “First Job” Programme for youth between 16- 25 years old to gain a Government subsidised placement at a business in their field of interest. Developing a National Apprenticeship Programme. Convening an emergency…

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Making Bajans Safe

Tightening our borders to stem the flow of firearms into Barbados. Reducing the number of firearms in the hands of civilians and in communities, by offering a sixmonth gun amnesty and buy-back programme for legal and illegal firearms. Providing the Police Force with the latest technology, equipment and vehicles to enhance their detection rates and…

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Alleviating Water Woes

  Expanding the Revolving Loan Fund to assist householders in the purchase and installation of water tanks. Hurricane-proofing all pumping stations and reservoirs by using renewable energy and back-up power.  

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Getting Rid Of Plus-Sized Potholes

Carrying out a costed, road repair and rebuilding programme. Developing a comprehensive 10- year road rehabilitation and road building action plan which will incorporate laying the utilities underground.

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Putting Buses Back On The Roads

Procuring new buses and urgently repairing existing ones. Eliminating the Giving PSV operators a seat on the Transport Authority in recognition of their role as important stakeholders in the national transport system.Fee for solid waste disposal, that encourages dumping.

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Removing The Garbage All Over Barbados

Acquiring a fleet of trucks to ensure a frequent, scheduled garbage collection for households and businesses. Eliminating the Tipping Fee for solid waste disposal, that encourages dumping. Embarking on an urgent National Clean Up and Beautification programme involving households, businesses, NGOs and the Government.

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Fixing The Sewerage Crisis

Bringing together a Mission Critical Team to develop medium and long term plans and report back to Cabinet WITHIN 4 WEEKS for action and oversight. Before the Report is presented, the BLP will manage and contain the problem by – putting in place a strong sanitisation programme for the protection of public health. finding points…

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Protecting People’s Health

Expanding the Accident and Emergency Department of the QEH as a matter of urgency. Extending the opening hours of the Randall Phillips (Oistins) and Warrens Polyclinics, providing X-ray and ultrasound equipment, asthma bays and security services. Allowing the use of medical marijuana.

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