UNITED PROGRESSIVE PARTY ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AUGUST 18, 2018
The United Progressive Party placed itself before the people in the May 24th, 2018 Barbados General Election.
The Party met its objectives in interfacing with a wide cross section of the Barbadian public. And getting the UPP known by the people of Barbados.
The UPP holds its 2018 Annual General Meeting during the month of August. The meeting according to its Constitution is held during the month of February but was postponed due to the imminent 2018 elections.
The meeting will be held at Harrison College on Crumpton Street, St. Michael. The formal business of the meeting will be conducted from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and will include Reports from the past Executive, the consideration of Resolutions and Elections.
The evening session will include the Feature Address to be delivered by Anthony Reid and the Chairman's Address by current Party Leader Lynette Eastmond.
The United Progressive Party meets in order to choose a new executive for 2018 .
The United Progressive Party contested its first General Election on May 24, 2018 with modest results. In fact the incumbent Government won all 30 of the contested seats. A first for Barbados! We in the UPP believe that we contributed significantly to the debate and we can see that some of our manifesto pledges have been adopted by the current Government. The good news - we are here to stay.
There is room to fashion a new democracy in Barbados. We have learnt how to cast our vote but not what to do between elections. We will help to shape a democracy where many voices can be heard and not just a few. We need to educate our people as to what they should demand and how they can demand it from those who should represent their interests. We would like you to help us shape that new democracy and would love for you to join us.
Unlike other political parties which seek to make its members dependent on its patronage for their survival. This party aims to make Barbadians strong so that we can better participate in their democracy. Often people can not speak out for what is in their own interest because they are afraid of losing what they do have. This is why the Party will focus on developing the life skills of our members. Strong people will help to shape a strong democracy.