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Hon Walwyn publicly bashes NDP detractors

-says party to contest 2019 polls with more than 50% of Candidates political newcomers
December 4th, 2018 | Tags: National Democratic Party ND) Myron V. Walwyn
NDP Chairman, Honourable, Myron V. Walwyn (AL)), has revealed that while the party’s full slate of candidates for the upcoming General Elections will be released following the Christmas holidays, more than 50 per cent of the Candidates are political newcomers. Photo: Facebook
Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is among the high profile NDP members—himself a founder member—to have resigned from the party in recent weeks, to lead a breakaway group called Progressive Virgin Islands Movement. Photo: VINO/File
Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is among the high profile NDP members—himself a founder member—to have resigned from the party in recent weeks, to lead a breakaway group called Progressive Virgin Islands Movement. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Honourable, Myron V. Walwyn (AL)), has now publicly condemned the actions of several party detractors, who in recent weeks resigned publicly, owing to differences in ideologies with the newly elected party leader.

Hon Walywn, gave the public rebuke—in a social media statement released over the weekend—and used the occasion to publicly chide, the former Ministers and other Executive Members.

The NDP Leader noted that “following internal democratic elections in June (2018), a few members resigned from our party, to say that I am disappointed in their actions is an understatement.”

Personal Agendas

In a subtle swipe however, Hon Walwyn said, “my disappointment comes moreso, for you the people, that elected officials could not put their personal agendas aside and work together to take our Territory out of the disastrous situations we were placed in, by the August floods and a historic two Category-5 Hurricanes in September 2017.”           

Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is among the high profile NDP members—himself a founder member—to have resigned from the party in recent weeks, to lead a breakaway group called Progressive Virgin Islands Movement.

Meanwhile, speaking to the upcoming General Elections, Hon Walwyn disclosed that while the party’s full slate of candidates for the upcoming General Elections will be released following the Christmas holidays, more than 50 per cent of the Candidates are political newcomers.

The NDP Chairman was adamant, if successful, the NDP would be looking to instill a new way of governing the Virgin Islands (VI).

Challenges

He disclosed that over the past several months, founding members, candidates and key executive members of the party had been engaged in a series of strategic planning meetings to build team spirit and to report on issues facing the country, in order determine a policy plan to, “deliver a better tomorrow for all Virgin Islanders and resident.”

According to Hon Walwyn, “during our deliberations and particularly at the Candidates’ level it became very apparent that the Territory will have a new NDP contesting the upcoming General Elections; the mantle of leadership has been passed to a new generation, more than half of our candidates are new comers to politics.”

He was adamant the NDP newcomers, “come with a wealth of experience in various areas, they have a profound love for these Virgin Islands and we’re looking forward to bringing new energy, new ways of governing and new ideas to resolve the challenges we face as a Territory.”

According to the NDP Chairman, the party is ready to contest the upcoming election and that further work is being done to “fine tune our policy platform and full details will be unveiled in the weeks ahead.”

16 Responses to “Hon Walwyn publicly bashes NDP detractors ”

  • BVI's Trump (04/12/2018, 14:30) Like (31) Dislike (15) Reply
    Walwyn sits up watching Trump on TV more than Trump watches Trump.
  • pat (04/12/2018, 14:41) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
    blah blah blah blah blah blah
  • jump (04/12/2018, 15:42) Like (41) Dislike (5) Reply
    The difficulty we find ourselves in is not the floods and hurricane, it is the bad management, corruption and thief. We are hoping that the truth comes out in the audits before the election.
  • Outlaw (04/12/2018, 16:16) Like (34) Dislike (8) Reply
    Hon. Walwyn, while we are at it can you please shed some light on the digital text book that parents already paid for. When will the children get their text book (VIDE). Awaiting your answer.
    • Luvz (04/12/2018, 20:52) Like (14) Dislike (1) Reply
      Thank you! Since July I paid for my child digital text book and the term is completed and my child has not yet gotten it. This is unacceptable! Who knows maybe January 2019. I remaining positive nonetheless.
      • Outlaw (05/12/2018, 14:33) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        @luvz. Well sometimes it’s hood to put certain things on the blogs. I place my blog and all of a sudden Mrs. Connie George on another site addressing the matter. And guess what, they started handing out the Digital Textbooks today.
  • ReX FeRal (04/12/2018, 17:39) Like (24) Dislike (0) Reply
    The NDP Chairman was adamant, if successful, the NDP would be looking to instill a new way of governing the Virgin Islands (VI).

    Ok. What is that new way? The past record of the NDP is abhorrent to Democratic principles and good governance. You had better come convincingly good Mr. Walwyn.
  • support (04/12/2018, 20:36) Like (12) Dislike (33) Reply
    YOU HAVE MY SUPPORT, BOSS!

    JUST KEEP THE FOCUS.
  • Futuristic (04/12/2018, 20:38) Like (15) Dislike (30) Reply
    Hon Walwin is the Man with the Plan for the VI. Young , Vibrant , Educated and full of Business sense like Trump. He will fix our economy and make the VI great again. Our young people will prosper and our old will it bread. He will get training for the new jobs , along with the Fintech , and Computer studies, AL advance Learning and Machine language. Give the young man a try , else we go back to these old ways of doing thing and it will be a total wreck. Walwyn is the Brain for 2019.
  • Futuristic (05/12/2018, 08:20) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
    Yes to “Make VI great again “
  • SMH (05/12/2018, 10:13) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
    Boi! Please! Stop trying to undermine people with your explanations and take responsibility for your actions.
  • think about it (05/12/2018, 16:19) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    I would rather be in a herd of sheep led by a wolf than in a pack of wolves led by a sheep. Nuff said


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