You are fired! Prime Min­is­ter Gas­ton Browne fires his Sen­a­tor

The Star (St. Lucia) - - COMMENT -

An­tigua and Bar­buda’s Prime Min­is­ter Gas­ton Browne has acted swiftly and axed Sen­a­tor Wigley Ge­orge, mo­ments af­ter he de­fied the prime min­is­ter for a sec­ond time in the se­nate.

Ge­orge, who is Pres­i­dent of the An­tigua Trades and Labour Union, spoke out strongly for a sec­ond time against the Statu­tory Cor­po­ra­tions Gen­eral Pro­vi­sions Bill.

Ge­orge re­ceived a let­ter of dis­ap­point­ment from Prime Min­is­ter Gas­ton Browne dated Septem­ber 13th while sit­ting in the se­nate.

Ge­orge was among ABLP sen­a­tors who shot down the bill the first time it came to the Se­nate and Browne warned Ge­orge that he would be fired if he did not sup­port the bill this time around.

Left: Prime Min­is­ter Gas­ton Browne (file photo). Right: Trade Union­ist and Sen­a­tor Wigley Ge­orge.

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