Social programmes safe with UWP – Prevost

Prevost is assuring elders that social programmes will be improved with the UWP
Prevost is assuring elders that social programmes will be improved with the UWP

All social programmes in Dominica will remain unchanged under a United Workers Party (UWP) government, according to MP for Roseau, Norris Prevost.

Addressing a rally to close the observation of the Month of the Elderly, outside the Windsor Park Stadium on Sunday, Prevost assured those present that their social benefits will be safe and sound under a UWP Team Dominica government.

“UWP will continue all the social programmes and improve on the benefits they are presently getting,” he said. “First of all, I want to ask all of you to feel comfortable, and enjoy whatever Social benefits you are presently getting from government. Whatever benefits you are getting now, whether yes we care, whether old age pension, whether free hospital care, housing allowance of cost of living allowance, you will continue to get it under the new UWP Government. In fact, as the UWP creates jobs in the Economy, and improves the Economy, UWP government will improve the Social benefits to the Elders, the children, the youth and that are in need.”

Prevost, as a mark of respect for the elders, asked that everyone at the rally for their blessings on the President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the House, Leader of the Opposition, Leader of UWP Team Dominica, and all candidates for Parliament in the coming elections.

“Let us thank God for the blessings he has bestowed on you our elders, throughout your lives, and let us continue to live our lives uprightly, in righteousness and with the highest integrity,” he said. “I assure you our elders, and you can take my word for it, your benefits will be safe and sound with the United Worker Party Government.”

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38 Comments

  1. see
    October 2, 2014

    MR. prevost he hope you are speaking the truth remember there is a cross hanging down your neck.

  2. Dre
    October 2, 2014

    Mr. Prevo will be our next President.

  3. Roach
    October 2, 2014

    Prevost for President :lol: :oops:

  4. martinee
    October 1, 2014

    so a man cannot change his mind

  5. Anonymous
    October 1, 2014

    Pure lies. Is Provost really serious

  6. pure sugar
    October 1, 2014

    I feel sorry for Mr. prevost. All he has been doing lately is covering up for Lennox, who gets carried away too often. mr.prevost you did your best, you lost your business. leave well alone and retire in peace

  7. Anonymous
    October 1, 2014

    That must be a big surprise for the UWP supporters. That their inovated team will not offer something new, but will piggy back on what skeritt is already doing. Thats a good sign of eating your know vomit.

  8. Looking
    October 1, 2014

    Prevost was booed by the Elders while he was playing politics at the people’s function. This makes it the second time he was booed at the new Stadium. The first time was at the function to open the facility. I am looking forward to the third time. It will happen soon.

  9. Anonymous
    October 1, 2014

    Welcome Blue Clinic

  10. Just Observing
    October 1, 2014

    Is Mr. Prevost speaking out of turn. Mr. Prevost had the opportunity to signal his party’s support for the social programs he is now talking about during the last budget debate. Rather than stay around and associate himself and his party with the budget, Mr. Prevost heeded his leader’s advice and walked out and stayed out of parliament. He did not want to say how much he supported the social programs and then voted for it. He walked out so as not to associate with the budget. Two months later Mr. Prevost is singing a different song. The writing is on the wall Mr. Prevost. No matter how sanctimonyous you may appear and or talk, how freely you mix with people, or how your appearances deceive, the time for change in your party has long gown. workers.

  11. Sad
    October 1, 2014

    But his leader said that the money for the social protection programmes offered by the DLP government will be diverted to agriculture. How come they all have their own individual plans? Signs of a party with no clear vision and direction.

  12. Tj
    October 1, 2014

    Mr provost is making sense Keep what you have and uwpwiiln if :mrgreen: prove

  13. King Skerrit
    October 1, 2014

    The programs themselves are not the problem- it’s how they are being administered right now. The UWP will keep the programs in place but we will manage them a whole lot better. No more of this red clinic nonsense. .we will re empower our Welfare department and put necessary checks and balances in place so that the needy people benefit and not the greedy people.

    • Got it right
      October 1, 2014

      That’s what I know. That is an open and honesr comment.

  14. Anonymous
    October 1, 2014

    That UWP team confusing people, one day they against something and the next day they for it

    • Saying what u want
      October 1, 2014

      If you can’t afford to visit skerrit’s Dr; put a syrnge in your ear and pull back the plunger. You will be shocked at quantity of wax extracted.

    • Views Expressed
      October 1, 2014

      you are anonymously confused.
      There is a big difference between the Skerrit lead DLP handouts for political reasons and the UWP`s professional services designed to help all those in need and vulnerable. These people must not be taken for granted.
      These services will be improved

  15. FAST N FURIOUS
    October 1, 2014

    Awa wii, Prevost trying something. So all of a sudden the programmes the DLP have put in place are good!
    Thanks Prevost for acknowledging LABOR KA TWAYE.

  16. .
    October 1, 2014

    How can we ever take you seriously Prevost? I guess you will say anything to get peoples vote. We will hold you to your words. We have seen enough of your flip flopping.

    • Views Expressed
      October 1, 2014

      YOu too – you are anonymously confused.
      There is a big difference between the Skerrit lead DLP handouts for political reasons and the UWP`s professional services designed to help all those in need and vulnerable. These people must not be taken for granted.
      These services will be improved

  17. real possie
    October 1, 2014

    That’s the way you people should have been speaking for all these years putting peace in the land people would back you all long time. At the end of the day we all want what’s best for DA, although it’s late I will say good it’s good to hear you say those words of wisdom hope you meant it.

  18. blood
    October 1, 2014

    then linton should bash prevost the same way he bash di pastor for praying for di same corrupt government prevost jus asked blessings for…

  19. Realist
    October 1, 2014

    Are these uw people serous? I guess the body is starting to separate from the head. They’re starting to realized that the head of the party is more a liability than an asset. A bit too late if you were to ask me.

  20. yes ii tell u
    October 1, 2014

    Well said mr prevost. ..better wiil be the benefits to all under a government whose focus is to build the economy and put money in d hands of its citizens. ..Elders n those in need wil recieve n their children will hv sustainable jobs to even help them too..change is coming! !!

  21. 767
    October 1, 2014

    d same programs you all criticizing??

  22. I am Dominica
    October 1, 2014

    We pa pa! Prevost is all for Labour social programs. Labour ka twavay.

  23. Ranting & Raving
    October 1, 2014

    Why do you always make a fool of yourself. Isn’t it you and your party who has viciously attack the social programs and label the young women who are depending on the programs to feed their family PROSTUTES. In your own senile way, after asking the government to help with the renovation of the Roseau Cathedral you and your people bashed the bishop. Do you have all your marbles in place. How can you say, the programs that the LP implemented will be left in place. You have called the aged and needy people greedy. Are you for REAL! I think there is a Doc within your circle, not a medical Doc, you need to be examined by the Doc within your circle. Please go in peace because you have lost it.

    • I am Dominica
      October 1, 2014

      While you are ranting and raving I am laughing and rolling. That was Prevost’s farewell speech. He is telling his people leave well enough alone and support the government.

    • Views Expressed
      October 1, 2014

      you are really ranting and raving…..god name for a ridiculous un thought of comment.
      You too are anonymously confused.
      There is a big difference between the Skerrit lead DLP handouts for political reasons and the UWP`s professional services designed to help all those in need and vulnerable. These people must not be taken for granted.
      These services will be improved

      • My Views
        October 2, 2014

        Views expressed, it is typical of the UWP to disguise themselves and jump up for damage control. You people become defensive and cynical with the people who criticize Mr. Provost’s statement. The difference is! Don’t insult our intelligence, rather correct the message that was sent out. Of course anybody can improve anything that is existing or already in place.

  24. lagoon
    October 1, 2014

    Mr Prevost is a real states man. What a contrast to the guys who are currently serving as government ministers.
    Can you imagine Roosevelt and company offering prayers for the opposition.
    I really wish that at least 10% of our politicians had the smarts,humility and character of Prevost.

  25. stop the politics
    October 1, 2014

    prevo you can say anything cause you will no longer be in parliament. just a cheap shot to try and gain votes. only labour can manage these programs effectively.

    Labour ka twvay
    prevo you have no say in the party after elections

    • Views Expressed
      October 1, 2014

      STOP YOU SILLY POLIYTICS ANDN PLITICKING…..AND LEARN

      You TOO are VERY anonymously confused.
      There is a big difference between the Skerrit lead DLP handouts for political reasons and the UWP`s professional services designed to help all those in need and vulnerable. These people must not be taken for granted.
      These services will be improved

  26. I know better
    October 1, 2014

    Prevost u not a man of ur words and to make matters waste u out side wen u will make a statement on de money de pm give de bishop den u will talk

    • DNO
      October 1, 2014

      UWP can’t be taken seriously. Are they not the same ones who criticized the very same social programs? They must have realized that they were doing something wrong and is now trying to make amends. My brother the damage has already been done.

      • Views Expressed
        October 1, 2014

        DNO …THE DANAGE IS THE ABUSE INFLICTED BY SKERRIT AND TGE DLP GOVERNMENT ON THSESW POOR VULNERABLE PEOPLE AND ELDERS
        you TOO ARE VERY VERY anonymously confused.
        There is a big difference between the Skerrit lead DLP handouts for political reasons and the UWP`s professional services designed to help all those in need and vulnerable. These people must not be taken for granted.
        These services will be improved

    • lightbulb
      October 1, 2014

      de church has given multiples to the country

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