Leader of the Tobago House of Assembly’s (THA) Minority Council Watson Duke is accusing Finance and the Economy Secretary Joel Jack of falsifying statistics relating to Tobago’s economy.
Duke was at the time making his contribution to debate on the THA $4.72 billion revenue and expenditure estimates for fiscal 2020 during the 28th Plenary Sitting held in the Assembly Chamber, Jerningham Street, Scarborough, on Thursday, June 27.
President of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke says he will not contest next year’s PSA elections.
Instead, he plans to focus on his career as a politician which he began in 2016 having formed the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP).
His party won two of the 12 contested seats and he became the Tobago House of Assembly’s Minority Council Leader on January 23, 2017. Duke revealed his future plans during a live Facebook broadcast on Sunday.
Watson Duke, leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots (PDP) and leader of the Tobago House of Assembly's Minority Council says his party will not join the newly formed 'One Voice' political party coalition.
Instead, he is inviting the coalition's leaders, Christlyn Moore- Tobago Forward (TF), Ashworth Jack- Organisation of the People (TOP) and Hochoy Charles- Platform of Truth (TPT), to join the PDP.
The leaders' group is the Tobago Liberation and Empowerment Team.
The People's National Movement (PNM) Tobago Council is calling on political leader of the Progressive Democratic Patriots(PDP) and Minority Leader of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) Watson Duke to apologise for statements he made following the double murder on the island on Thursday.
Public Service Association (PSA) president Watson Duke is calling on Judiciary workers to continue their daily protests against impending restructuring within the organisation, over the next four months.
Addressing a handful of workers, who gathered in front of the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain around midday on Monday, Duke called on them to gather for a short group prayer session every hour between 9 am and 2 pm.
Public Services Association (PSA) president Watson Duke is considering contesting next year's general election.
Duke said so while addressing media personnel during a symbolic bonfire at the rooftop of the association's headquarters at Abercromby Street, Port-of-Spain, on Tuesday.