Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Over to the Opposition for Atherley

Bishop Joseph Atherley surrounded by party supporters on Nomination Day. (File Photo)

Bishop Joseph Atherley surrounded by party supporters on Nomination Day. (File Photo)

Bishop Joseph Atherley has made a stunning political move by crossing the floor to become a member of the Opposition.  

Despite successfully claiming the St. Michael West seat in the recent General Elections, Atherley has tendered his resignation from the party in a letter addressed to Prime Minister, Mia Mottley. 

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Atherley's intention to serve in Opposition to the ruling BLP was confirmed by a letter from the Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason.  

Over the weekend PM Mottley named a 30-member Cabinet with new and revised Ministries, none of which were assigned to Atherley.  

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