Wife of West Portland MP Ann Marie Vaz was also confirmed as the caretaker for the East Portland constituency. Vaz has proven herslef to be very popular among the working class within the constituency through her philanthropic contributions, which according to General Secretary Dr Horace Chang contributed significantly towards her affirmation.
The other confirmed caretakers were Robert Miller for South East St Catherine and Delroy Slowley for North East St Elizabeth.
Chang also stated that the party also discussed the government’s economic policy which continues to show positive indicators.
He also announced that plans commenced at the meeting for the annual conference which is to be held in November of this year along with other general party matters.
The General Secretary stated that the meeting was fruitful and that the party is particularly pleased with the economic and national security gains being accomplished by the Andrew Holness Administration.