Preparations for Local Government Election continue
The Peopleâ€™s National Congress Reform (PNCR) on Sunday 13th April 2014 held a General Members meeting at the Paradise Primary School.Â The focus of the Town-Hall style meeting was to prepare Party members for Local Government elections.Â Speakers included APNU Local Government Elections Campaign Director, Mr. Winston Felix, MP; Party Chairman, Mr. Basil Williams, MP; and Party Leader, Brigadier David Granger, MP.Â The Party members present were informed of the PNCRâ€™s plans for local government elections. Party Leader, Brigadier Granger reminded members that the Party would be contesting the elections under the banner of A Partnership for National Unity.Â Party members were urged to ensure that every eligible person within their various constituencies take advantage of the current 6th cycle of registration and get registered.
Campaign Director, Mr. Winston Felix, MP told members that their door-to-door mobilization had to be intensified and suitable candidates identified from the various constituencies to contest at both the Proportional Representation and the First-Past-the-Post. He also outlined the qualifications necessary to be a councillor for a Local Authority Area.
In a lively interactive question and answer period that followed, members asked a wide range of questions of regional and national interest. The Members of Parliament present also took the opportunity to discuss with the Party members the work of APNU in the National Assembly. Much time was spent discussing the 2014 Budget.