From left: Member of Parliament for Christ Church West Dr. Maria Agard alongside St. Michael North M.P. Ronald Toppin, St. Joseph M.P. Dale Marshall and Independent St. Peter M.P. Owen Arthur, who gestures to media after the group met on the balcony of the House of Assembly yesterday.
SAYING that a press conference will be held later this week to discuss further action to be taken following her expulsion from the Barbados Labour Party on Sunday night, Member of Parliament for Christ Church West, Dr. Maria Agard says ¡°it is a case of democracy and good governance that is at stake¡±.
The seemingly cool, calm and collected Member of Parliament, who is embroiled in an historic political event spoke briefly to the media yesterday morning before entering the House of Assembly where she said she must first talk with Speaker of the House Michael Carrington. She assured however that she will be sitting as an independent Member of Parliament.
She said she is still committed to the ideals and philosophies of the party. ¡°I am a peacemaker at heart and my interest is Barbados and the people of Barbados,¡± she said, assuring the full story will be told at the press conferen...