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Fraser Attacks: 'Tell us where the money for the Plane went'

-Says Premier Andrew A. Fahie is responsible for all actions of previous Premier
Hon Fraser, starting his sixth term as a legislator of the HoA, said that this is the first time he is being part of an HoA composed the way it is today, eight members of the VIP on one side, with only one of them having experience as a legislator, “This means that there was an ocean change in the last General Elections,” Hon Fraser said. Photo: Facebook
According to Hon Fraser, “Premier [Hon Fahie] who asked a million questions when you were Leader of the Opposition, I hope that you present those answers to us [Opposition members] when we ask them to you because as far as I am concerned you are the Premier and whatever the last Premier [Dr. D. Orlando Smith) did you are responsible.” Photo: Facebook
According to Hon Fraser, “Premier [Hon Fahie] who asked a million questions when you were Leader of the Opposition, I hope that you present those answers to us [Opposition members] when we ask them to you because as far as I am concerned you are the Premier and whatever the last Premier [Dr. D. Orlando Smith) did you are responsible.” Photo: Facebook
He said that during the campaign periods those elected would have thought it was going to be a walk in the park, “But we got real problems…. Oh, yea, you are going to tell us where the money for the plane went, oh yea,” Mr Fraser beseeched. Photo: VINO/File
He said that during the campaign periods those elected would have thought it was going to be a walk in the park, “But we got real problems…. Oh, yea, you are going to tell us where the money for the plane went, oh yea,” Mr Fraser beseeched. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) was reminded that with the heated elections campaign season over, there are major issues that the present government must deal with as matters of urgency, to the extent that Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) should currently be in the United Kingdom (UK).

This is according to Member of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser, RA (R3) while giving remarks at the First Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the VI on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex to allow the accommodation of the general public.

First-time composition of VI HoA

Hon Fraser, starting his sixth term as a legislator of the HoA, said that this is the first time he is being part of an HoA composed the way it is today, eight members of the VIP on one side, with only one of them having experience as a legislator, “This means that there was an ocean change in the last General Elections,” Hon Fraser said.

Currently, the opposition side has the most experience with a total of four members, two from the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), one from the Progressives Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP2) and Hon Fraser representing Progressives United (PU). The District 4 seat belonging to Mark H. Vanterpool was left vacant due to his sudden resignation from politics, paving the way for a future by-election.

“There is a challenge here, the challenge [is] going to be for a government with so many new members to catch up with what’s taking place in the country and the other challenge is going to be for the opposition to work together,” Hon Fraser implored. This challenge he said lies on the shoulders of Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) while noting, “It can be done.”

Plane money 

Pointing to issues, Hon Fraser did not waste any time to lobby the long-standing issue of water that has been plaguing the Third District for several years, “The old scenario of trying to pin it on the District representative, it didn’t work then and it will not work in the future,” he implored in requesting proper roads in his district.

He said that during the campaign periods those elected would have thought it was going to be a walk in the park, “But we got real problems…. Oh, yea, you are going to tell us where the money for the plane went, oh yea,” Mr Fraser beseeched.

According to Hon Fraser, “Premier [Hon Fahie] who asked a million questions when you were Leader of the Opposition, I hope that you present those answers to us [Opposition members] when we ask them to you because as far as I am concerned you are the Premier and whatever the last Premier [Dr. D. Orlando Smith] did you are responsible.”

15 Responses to “Fraser Attacks: 'Tell us where the money for the Plane went' ”

  • Lol. (13/03/2019, 10:04) Like (19) Dislike (30) Reply
    Thank you Fraser. Well said.
  • DISAGREE (13/03/2019, 10:07) Like (88) Dislike (7) Reply
    Fahie is not responsible for what Doc Smith did..He is responsible. for finding answers and getting the truth ..He can start by inviting Scotland yard down to do a comprehensive investigation .......Put an end once and for all to this issue ..
    • wize up (13/03/2019, 11:02) Like (29) Dislike (2) Reply
      @ DISAGREE: hell yea!!!! The Scotland Yard needs to conduct an investigation into all the government books thereafter who walks free will do so and those who need to be sent to jail nothing wrong with that..if anything, the current administration should get on with the people’s business and simply rely on law enforcement to follow up and follow through on this matter of unaccounted tax money......
    • the rock (13/03/2019, 15:50) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
      Then we will have another election cause the money from Claude project Wil show up too!
  • Outlaw (13/03/2019, 10:30) Like (61) Dislike (23) Reply
    Dr. Smith was sitting right there in the audience why the hell he didn’t ask him. Fraser was just displayed his arrogance yet again
  • yes (13/03/2019, 10:36) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    It's not an easy road,a many see the glamour and they think a bed of rose
  • wize up (13/03/2019, 11:43) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
    @ yes: for sure there are many uphill challenges beyond the herizon: Prudent spending and prudent leadership be it politically or socially is key to our redevelopment: this journey has nothing to with political party but the unification of the people
  • ReX FeRal (13/03/2019, 12:00) Like (27) Dislike (11) Reply
    " as far as I am concerned you are the Premier and whatever the last Premier [Dr. D. Orlando Smith) did you are responsible.”

    Really!!!. What kind of Jack Donkey this walrus looking clown is chatting? No worries Der he's in the opposition and will retire there. Clown
    A$$.
  • still (13/03/2019, 12:02) Like (20) Dislike (6) Reply
    Asking where plane money gone. Be aging a dead horse. Where the roundabout money gone?
    • Analysts (13/03/2019, 16:49) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Don’t forget the traffic calmer(the eye) on Beef Island road.
  • yes (13/03/2019, 13:47) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    That'a a lot of money gone down the drain just like that with no one being held accountable. Mr. Premier Sir, dont hurt your head, because time is longer than twine.
  • wize up (14/03/2019, 08:17) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    # 3 been on that side for so many years and should be elevated to opposition leader !!!!!!
  • Hmmm (14/03/2019, 17:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Fraser think by his loud mouth that he will be respected? No sir never he sound so hmmm


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