BLP 2018 MANIFESTO

BLP 2018 YOUTH MANIFESTO

BLP MINI MANIFESTO FULL VOICE WITH MUSIC

Questions

How will the BLP ease the tax burden and lower the cost of living?

Since 2008, the Dems have imposed whopping new taxes on everything from food, to phones, to funerals. Within the first 6 months, the BLP will put money in people’s pockets by abolishing the NSRL and Road Tax, increasing non-contributory pensions and paying the reverse tax credit. VAT will be returned to 15% within 18 months.

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What is the BLP’s position on “going” to the IMF?

After 23 downgrades and the devastating first quarter report from the Governor of the Central Bank on May 2, showing further decline of our economic position, no one will easily lend the Barbados Government money internationally. This Government has carried us to the doorstep of the IMF and has paused waiting for the Election. The…

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How will the Government boost our foreign reserves?

Our strategy for boosting foreign reserves has many facets. We will prohibit the Central Bank from printing money without Parliamentary approval. We will allow all who earn foreign exchange to keep foreign currency accounts in local banks. We will attract new inward investment through a range of policies including developing Heritage Bridgetown as a Smart…

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How will the BLP afford to pay for students to attend the UWI?

Governments must make choices about policy priorities versus optional activities. The BLP has identified tertiary education as a priority for helping people to earn more, enjoy a better standard of living, attract investment into Barbados and performing the new jobs that the BLP will create. The $25 million it will cost to pay the fees…

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