Campaign promises for Central Kingstown: Sutherland vs Leacock

By Admin

In this issue, we focus the attention on the constituency of Central Kingstown, where we have first-time Unity Labour Party (ULP) candidate Mr. Dominic Sutherland and the New Democratic Party (NDP) incumbent – ‘Major’ St.Clair Leacock. Their plans are as follows but are not limited to:

Mr. Dominic Sutherland: {The following information was taken from his speeches delivered on ULP platforms from September to October 2020.} The first-time candidate development plans for the constituency are as follows:

  1. Upgrade the Lodge Village Government School
  2. Upgrade the George Mc Intosh Community Market
  3. Work with community leaders to reactivate and enhance youth& community groups.
  4. Construct river defenses along with continuing work at North River road.
  5. Renovate all sporting facilities throughout the constituency.
  6. Repair Community Centers.
  7. Expand the offerings at community centers by offering vocational training.
  8. Upgrade road infrastructure throughout the constituency.

Mr. St.Clair Leacock:{The following information was taken from his speeches delivered on NDP platforms from September to October 2020.} The incumbent’s development plans for the constituency are as follows:

  1. Introduce the Constituency Development Fund.
  2. Repair and upgrade the Sharpes playing field and Pavilion which includes putting AstroTurf (an artificial grass surface, used for athletic fields)
  3. Upgrade, repair and build bridges throughout the constituency which includes a link bridge Largo Height/Green Hill – Lodge Village and fixing the Damwall bridge.
  4. Resurface and implement proper lighting at the Green Hill playing field.
  5. Upgrade the Largo Height playing field.
  6. Construct a Hard Court at Redemption Sharpes
  7. Construct a Hard Court at Kingstown Park
  8. Implement flood lights at the Anglican Church playing field at Pauls Lot.
  9. Construct a gymnasium and auditorium between the St.Vincent Boys Grammar School & St.Vincent Girls High School for indoor sporting, recreational activities and graduation ceremonies, among others.
  10. Redevelopment of Block 2000 – Old Montrose.
  11. Redevelopment of Dasent Cottage – Largo Height.
  12. Negotiate with the Anglican Authorities to construct a Polyclinic at Redemption Sharpes.
  13. Introduce (VAREP) Vincentian Association for Retired and Elderly Persons to improve the health care of the elderly.
  14. Introduce a housing program.
  15. Upgrade and improve all schools within the constituency with special attention to the St.Vincent Boys Grammar School & St.Vincent Girls High School.
  16. Implement a Business Centre at Redemption Sharpes.
  17. Introduce Apprenticeship programs.
  18. Make green spaces/recreational facilities throughout Kingstown.
  19. Provide more comfort stations/Bathrooms within the city that also caters for the elderly and disabled.
  20. Develop the tourism potential of the constituency.
  21. Construct an Agro-processing plant to prevent food wastage.
  22. Repair and upgrade all roads throughout the constituency.

Elections Day is on November, 05, 2020

Written by onenewsstvincent

One News St. Vincent is a subsidiary of ONE NEWS MEDIA which also includes Campus Reporter News (UWI Mona) and Secrets of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Travel and Tourism site. One News St. Vincent was founded on March 25, 2020. It is designed to bring a fresh social media engagement approach to news presentation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the rest of the Eastern Caribbean.

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