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PVIM’s Karl M. Scatliffe share plans for D4

- Looking to cut gov’t wastage and unnecessary spending
Mr Scatliffe laid his plans out at the PVIM’s 4th District Rally on January 27, 2019, at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park where he says he adapts and connects well with youths as well as with the changes the generation bring. Photo: Facebook
“You have seen me working at electricity, banking, construction, tourism and sports. I am the allrounder on the team. I have had the opportunity to work in many areas and met with many persons,” he said. Photo: Facebook
“You have seen me working at electricity, banking, construction, tourism and sports. I am the allrounder on the team. I have had the opportunity to work in many areas and met with many persons,” he said. Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Karl M. Scatliffe, the District 4 representative of the NDP 1 breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) amongst other issues, is looking to cut government spending if elected to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

Mr Scatliffe laid his plans out at the PVIM’s 4th District Rally on January 27, 2019, at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park where he says he adapts and connects well with youths as well as with the changes the generation bring.

Working Together

“It may have taken me fifty plus years to get here, but the time is now! I don’t have all the solutions but with your help, we will do it together.  What do I have to offer?  I do not come with a PhD. But like you, I understand the old and I adapt to the young and the changes that come with them,” he told those gathered at the rally.  

Mr Scatliffe further says he brings a range of skills to the PVIM table and plan to use those to bring about change in the community.

“You have seen me working at electricity, banking, construction, tourism and sports.  I am the allrounder on the team. I have had the opportunity to work in many areas and met with many persons,” he said.

“When I came home with my sports education to help to assist our sports program, there were no vacancies as most of the jobs were contracted out to non-belongers,” Mr Scatliffe uttered as part of the reason why he decided to run in politics.  

“Once elected, the first thing I want to do, is form more intimate relationships with everyone in the 4th district… I need to set up databases with all your pertinent contact details,” he promised.

Cut Gov’t Spending

According to the PVIM D4 hopeful, one of the first things he also plans to do if elected, is to cut spending in certain areas of the government.

“We need to cease non-essential workers from driving Government vehicles home for personal use. Full stop! Explore a different system to purchase Government vehicles and maintain them.”

He continued, “Leasing arrangements will be more cost-effective and if structured correctly can create a proper market for second-hand vehicles which people would more ably afford to purchase without bank funding.”

Further, he said he plans to build a community and learning centre for the district, furnished with staff and a district office. 

Other areas of focus included Cruise Tourism, better parking in the city, a prison museum and facilities for the elderly.

7 Responses to “PVIM’s Karl M. Scatliffe share plans for D4”

  • 123 (30/01/2019, 12:55) Like (14) Dislike (10) Reply
    blah blah blah we with luce
  • Political Observer (PO) (30/01/2019, 13:15) Like (7) Dislike (3) Reply
    Every party, every candidate, is spouting off a myriad of things that they will do if elected. Here is a news flash. All these heap a promises cost money. How will all these promises be paid for? We are enabling this overpromising behaviour/nonsense. We must demand to know how things will be paid for. In case anyone didn’t notice, the territory is in dire financial strait. As such, government must be an effective steward of scarce financial and other resources. For starters, it must eliminate waste, duplication, excess..........etc. The work-to-home vehicle programme should be only for a few essential services workers. Take home vehicles should be used only for official government business purposes; it is a liability when used for non-official uses. Park the rest of the d..mn vehicles.
  • Ahhh (30/01/2019, 13:58) Like (3) Dislike (20) Reply
    we with markkkkkkkkkkkk!!!!!!!!
  • wize up (30/01/2019, 16:00) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    not hearing much from PU: then again so many people running in 2019 we could end up having more political candidates than voters.....just saying
  • vex (31/01/2019, 00:41) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well sah the man wants to make the roundabout smaller poor fella
  • vex (31/01/2019, 00:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well sah the man wants to make the roundabout smaller poor fella


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