Not me and that!

Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has refused to be drawn into the raging controversy between Opposition Leader Mia Mottley and parliamentary representative for St James Central Kerrie Symmonds.

Owen Arthur
Owen Arthur

When pressed for comment by members of the media in Parliament Yard today, Arthur, who is an ardent cricket supporter, quickly switched the conversation to the current test series between India and England in the UK, saying with a broad smile:

“The match between India and England was a most exciting affair.”

He further stated in jest: “Leave me alone, I am tired of being the centre of controversy.”

6 Responses to Not me and that!

  1. Verona Michael
    Verona Michael July 23, 2014 at 8:43 am

    I am proud of you Mr. Arthur, spoken like a true statesman!

  2. Heather Cole
    Heather Cole July 23, 2014 at 10:49 am

    Peter Gilkes what would you do if you were the leader of the opposition?

  3. Greitcha Smith
    Greitcha Smith July 23, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    Lights the blue touch paper and stand back eh, Mr Arthur?

  4. KeishaMichelle Esprit
    KeishaMichelle Esprit July 23, 2014 at 3:47 pm


  5. Wizzie Sealy-inniss
    Wizzie Sealy-inniss July 23, 2014 at 6:01 pm

    Owen need to stop acting like a spoilt child and thank God for the time he given him to Govern this beautiful Nation. Verona show me what part of Owen is statesman like ,it mean you need to revisit our history and look at Mr. Barrow ,Sir Grantley and Sir Lloyd. Owen is too power hungry and acting like Barbados owe him something.

  6. Patrick Blackman July 23, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    Owen is right, he recognized a long time ago that Mia is an idiot and not ready for leadership. A true leader needs to review all the facts are plan an effective strategy, clearly kerie did that but Mia prefers to be a bull in a china shop.


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