The Unity Labour Party Manifesto 2015
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THE NDP WANTS TO TURN BACK THE CLOCK. THEY PLAN TO DISMANTLE THE PROGRESSIVE AND BENEFICIAL POLICIES AND PROGRAMMES OF THE ULP GOVERNMENT. THE ULP IS IN QUEST OF SHAPING OUR NATION’S FUTURE TOGETHER FOR THE BETTER!
THESE ARE SOME OF OUR PRECIOUS INITIATIVES THAT THE NDP WANTS TO ROLL BACK:
✔ The Argyle International Airport;
✔ The Education Revolution;
✔ The Petro Caribe Agreement and the ALBA membership;
✔ The Low-Income and No-Income Housing Projects;
✔ The Lives-to-Live Housing Programme;
✔ The distribution of housing lots to the people at knock-down prices;
✔ The Youth Empowerment Service (YES) Programme;
✔ The Support for Education and Training Programme (SET);
✔ The Farmers’ Support Company and low-interest loans to farmers and fisherfolk;
✔ The Student Loan Company and the economically-disadvantaged student loan programme for post-secondary and tertiary education;
✔ The provision of free education and training for nurses and the grant of a monthly stipend for nurses-in-training of $1,000 per month.
✔ The unprecedented numbers of Tuition Scholarships and other Scholarships and bursary programmes for our university students.
✔ The targeted strategic interventions to Create Jobs and Reduce Poverty;
✔ The policy of providing economic stimulus to boost the economy and further enhance wealth creation;
✔ The Geothermal Development Project;
✔ The Financing and Support for LIAT;
✔ The Expansion of Sporting Facilities and the Spectacular Initiatives in Culture;
✔ The plan for the Construction of a modern city at Arnos Vale (E.T. Joshua Airport Site), including a Modern Acute Reference Hospital;
✔ The Programme of Rehabilitation/Rebuilding and Constructing Police Stations;
✔ The more or less unfettered entry to St. Vincent and the Grenadines of students world-wide to attend any of the four Medical Schools;
✔ The extensive protection and upliftment of the poor and the elderly;
✔ The dismantling of the “good governance” apparatuses established in the period 2001 – 2015;
✔ The subsidy to farmers on their purchase of inputs;
✔ The multi-million Mt. Wynne-Peter’s Hope Hotel Project;
✔ The relocation and modernisation of the Port and the Extension/Modernisation and relocation of the Cruise Ship Pier.
✔ The full operation of the Modern Medical Complex at Georgetown;
✔ The quest of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council in 2019;
✔ St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ membership of the Non-Aligned Movement;
✔ St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ progressive, independent, beneficial foreign policy.