Opposition Leader Jamal Pringle today made his party’s position on the upcoming referendum clear.
Jamal Pringle told debate on the Antigua Barbuda Constitutional Amendment Bill 2018 that his party won’t support the CCJ if it is the sole item on the ballot.
“My party’s position, Mr
“We need to put more issues on the ballot to show people we are moving towards full constitutional reform,” he said.
The Leader of the Opposition is arguing that “the majority of our electorate still do not understand what it is they are asked to vote for.”
He said the education effort for the CCJ is sending mixed signals.
In pointing out the apparent
“Mr speaker, unless they address the issue of the single issue referendum we will not support a single issue referendum. We have no problem with the CCJspeakerbut there are other issues that we need to address,” he said.
Antigua and Barbuda will hold its first referendum on November 6, 2018.