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Shaw, Holness build momentum ahead of JLP leadership election
2013-10-13 12:35:13 | (0 Comments)
Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) deputy leader, Audley Shaw, will meet with supporters in Hanover and St Ann today as he increases his momentum heading into next month's leadership elections.
Shaw is challenging party leader Andrew Holness for leadership of the JLP.
Shaw is expected to address Hanover supporters at the Orchard Playfield in Hanover at 3 p.m. today. The meeting is being hosted by JLP Eastern Hanover caretaker, Paula Kerr-Jarrett; while he will meet with St Ann supporters at the Ocho Rios High School. The Ocho Rios meeting is being hosted by former St Ann's Bay mayor, Delroy Giscombe, and constituency caretakers for North West and South West St Ann, Othneil Lawrence and Oneil Esteen.
Shaw will be supported at both meetings by fellow shadow cabinet members: Marisa Dalrymple-Philibert, the spokesperson for Education and Human Resource Development; Gregory Mair, the spokesperson for Energy, Industry and Commerce; Senator Dr Christopher Tufton, the spokesperson for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Investment; Daryl Vaz, the spokesperson for Information Communications Technology and Digital Society Development and Edmund Bartlett, the spokesperson for Tourism and Travel Service Development and chairman of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee of Parliament.
Former health minister and trade unionist Rudyard Spencer, Chairman of the JLP's Human Resource and Social Development Committee is also supporting Shaw.
Meanwhile, JLP leader Andrew Holness will also seek to maintain his hold on leadership of the party when he meets with supporters in St Catherine with a meeting in the Old Harbour town this afternoon.
The meeting is scheduled to start of 5 p.m. at the JLP constituency office. It is being hosted by St Catherine South West Member of Parliament, Everald Warmington.
Holness is being supported by many long-time JLP MPs, including Warmington and Olivia Grange, who are playing a front role in the JLP leader's campaign.
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