Two new MP’s support the coalition
Sint Maarten – In a joint statement issued by the leadership of the National
Alliance (NA) and United People’s (UP) Party it has been confirmed, that it was
a success; a proactive measure to ensure stability within the governing
coalition. This was mentioned many weeks ago when they began exploring options
to broaden the coalition.
discussions regarding support for the sitting government, we hereby inform the
public that the government, coalition, and by extension its governing accord in
its present form, despite the announcements of independence by sitting
coalition members, has the support of two extra members of Parliament, namely
MPs A. Arrindell and C. Brownbill.” Said Member of Parliament and Leader of the
UP Party, Mr. Rolando Brison.
decision has been confirmed to His Excellency, Governor Eugene Holiday, who is
aware of the government’s majority support in Parliament which allows it to
continue to govern.
public can rest assured that we will continue to work in the best interest of
St. Maarten and her people. We ask that you not be deterred by those who seek
to create further confusion in the minds of the population for political gain.”
Said Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs, in her
capacity as the leader of the NA Party.