Peter Phillips

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Peter Phillips said : “When you look at murders this year January, from the first to now, murder gone up to 29 per cent as compared to last year January same time, and there is still no plan, except state of emergency. And even under state of emergency, the police caan even get the food fi keep them through the night. All is happening is so-so chat, but the reality [is], them just caan manage the country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, January 20, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips commented : “Yes, we had a vigorous campaign, but nothing divide us to the point weh we caan come together for the benefit of the people of Jamaica,” “Because one thing all of us know is that the PNP always give better governance, better quality of government for the people of Jamaica than the other people have ever done. When we look at how the 2020 start, it start rough, and the crisis is getting worse and worse. And the pressure on the Jamaican people is mounting higher and higher” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, January 20, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Apart from the stagnant economy, there is rampant crime and violence and there is the alarming perception of corruption among other issues including speculation about extradition,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips stated : “Let us keep an eye on and open our hearts to those who have lost loved ones, who may find Christmas a difficult time filled with special memories. Let us also reach outside of our circles to those who are alone and need a little cheer,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are definitive, anticolonial. We support the rule of international law, we opposed hegemonic potentials and influences, and we are resolutely committed to the pursuit of a more equitable and socially just world order,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The return of Haitian immigrants in the United States to Haiti, externally driven efforts to split the Caribbean community, all of this taken together reflects a new phase in the political, social and economic situation of this region,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “These conflicts are spilling over into the politics within the region,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Congratulations to Miss Jamaica World #ToniAnnSingh for winning #MissWorld2019 and being the 4th Jamaican to cop the title ... . Thank you Toni-Ann for representing with excellence. The entire country celebrates with you. We are proud of you. #ProudJamaican #TeamJamaica” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, December 15, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He was a patriot who believed in the goodness of the Jamaican people, our culture, and our potential” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Anglical Church ) : “He was a patriot who believed in the goodness of the Jamaican people, our culture and our potential, and was essentially a humanitarian who contributed much to nation-building. He also made significant impact with the modernisation of the Anglican communion in Jamaica, both liturgically and musically,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have bushing scandal 2.0, which is of even more enormous proportions than the first scandal. What we have is another massive rip-off scheme undertaken by the agency of the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He oversaw the liberalisation of the Jamaican currency and managed the spread of market forces, which provided for the accumulation of Jamaica’s reserves of foreign currency,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We must be ready to deliver a better way of life for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It means, as far as the short term is concerned, you have to build your intelligence, identify the criminals and the criminal organisations, and launch an assault on them in a very vigorous and determined way. And when you are finished, you need to be able to take them through the courts to a successful conviction for their crimes,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Fenton Ferguson ) : “What is worse, based upon the investigation by Victor Wright and Dr Fenton Ferguson, the member of parliament in Eastern St Thomas, is that we do not believe that any of this bushing was done, much less to find evidence to justify the scandalous rate that has been paid,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On the face of this, it seems that, once more, the country has been treated to a giant rip-off by the JLP Government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Members of the media will recall that in October the auditor general of Jamaica sent to Parliament a report of an audit of RADA. This report contains the findings and assessment by the Auditor General's Department of RADA's management of the Rehabilitation of the Farm Roads Programme and raises serious issues. These issues give rise to our concern about the level of diversion of funds and the overall mismanagement of the Farm Roads Programme,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “First of all, for comparative context, the overall budgetary provision for farm roads islandwide was approximately $470 million (for 2017 to 2018). However, in St Thomas alone, total contracts were prepared in the amount of $1.6 billion in that same year for bushing only. This contract expenditure was more than double the budget allocated for the whole island,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The first scandal of this Government was the $800-million bushing scandal in 2016. This 'Bushing 2.0' makes that first bushing scandal seem like a tea party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “It is an important consideration, but we can do it with some order, and whatever time we set we meet on time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 18, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Even when the search for career took him overseas he never lost his commitment for Jamaica," External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Christopher Zacca ) : “Justice Zacca's reach and influence went far beyond the Jamaican shores... he developed a reputation for integrity, learning and excellence in judicial circles,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips explained : “This is the primary school I went to and I took the Common Entrance from Moneague, went to Jamaica College and from there on, University of the West Indies and further on, so Moneague is, in a sense, educationally where I started life,” “We came to donate something to the school fund to prepare the school to better facilitate disabled students, so we made a small contribution of $100,000 to that fund,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 11, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips pointed out : “What we have seen is many people who want, like the rest of the country, to see a greater level of economic activity, to see better plans for agriculture, in particular, facilitated by the Government; who want to see their infrastructure developed, who also want to have a clear sense that there is some stability in life; the price movements and other things that have to do not with the MP, but with the general management of the country, are things that affect them,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 11, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips expressed : “We hold you in our thoughts and prayers during this period of bereavement,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 11, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I have not seen any judgment, and I know of no instance where anything could be determined to be unconstitutional in chambers. That would be a matter for the Constitutional Court. So either people are just speaking loosely or there is some other mystery that needs to be resolved,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, November 1, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If we find that when we going down to the wire that some people can’t start their engines, then if we have to put a new driver behind the wheel, if you can’t rev up and start your engine, we are going to put someone in place to do it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “All I can tell you is that there have been interruptions in the free flow of information between us (Jamaica) and partners under interception agreement,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I would hope that there is no one on our side – and certainly, if it comes to our attention, we will deal with it – who is trying to pressure any contractor to give them kickbacks or money for work,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips insisted : “The only guarantee that democratic societies have of their integrity is good, competent security forces. If the police know of any politician of whatever rank that is extorting a contractor, they must lock him up,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I believe what has happened recently should be something that bolsters the confidence in the country that, in fact, the security forces are willing to act, no matter the status or office of an individual,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "Ten months after we are having the meeting," External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 18, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We need to learn from our history, as a country, that the problem didn't just emerge…but it is a long-standing problem which must be dealt with in the same way that we were agreed to reducing the national debt. We can find a way forward, if we are determined and sincere about it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “That this is an issue around which the entire nation should find some consensus, as to the way forward,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Values which disrespected women in our culture, values which allow a youth to come and tell you today, in 2019, that him get five pickney and you have to ask yourself get for who?” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “So time come now to demonstrate to our children that all the scientific evidence showed that a child growing up with two loving parents – male and female – perform better in life,” “It is some hard things to talk, but we must talk them because we must take our place lining up with humanity. We can do better as a people” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “But when I think about the question and the answer, I realised that it’s a conversation between the enslaved and the slave master of hundreds of years ago which is living on today,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We must remember that for hundreds of years, we were compressed in a system which set out to destroy families, to make us believe that sex was the same thing as love and it is not, because in that old, slave plantation system, a mother loving her child is contrary to the needs of that system of production,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “If there is a flaw in the way we have approached our nation-building task since Independence, it is that we have failed to tackle head-on this pernicious, wicked inheritance that has become embedded in our culture,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "The family is having a hard time. The police and the JDF are now going to come together. I spoke with some of the senior officers.They are going to come together to try their best, to make one last effort toto see if thereis anywhere between here and the sea where the body may found," External link

jamaica-star Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Fritz Pinnock ) : “I point to the fact of the return of the president of the Caribbean Maritime University [Fritz Pinnock] to his post without comment from the Government, and without any indication that the investigations are complete,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Karl Samuda ) : “He has returned. There has been no comment from the prime minister, who is the minister responsible, or the minister with day-to-day oversight, Minister Karl Samuda. There is no indication that the investigations are complete,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “It is also a fact that staff, including one former MP (Member of Parliament), who were inappropriately appointed to the CMU continue in their jobs and continue to receive payments without any interruptions. No arrests have been made, neither in relation to the misuse and abuse of funds in the Ministry of Education or the Caribbean Maritime [University] despite the fact that much evidence has been provided publicly and in the Parliament about the misuse of such funds,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “All of this failure to act has contributed to a trust deficit which the country faces. This trust deficit affects not just the Government, but it indeed affects all our vital national institutions, including our investigative agencies... It affects also our belief in the integrity of the prosecutorial arm of Government and indeed basic national institutions,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips noted : “We are also saying that the president of the CMU needs to return to leave until the investigations are completed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is [my decision]. I live or die, sink or swim on the basis of the decisions that I have made to the best of my ability and the best of my judgement at this point in time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Association ) : “He was just honoured by the Medical Association of Jamaica and is viewed to be a practitioner of high repute. I think that he has demonstrated in other areas of his public service a capacity for excellence, and I think he should be given a chance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "The prime minister then indicated that 70 years was the international norm. This has turned out to be false," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 8, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "The prime minister then indicated that 70 years was the international norm. This has turned out to be false," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 6, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about James West ) : “He was an MP who represented the people of West Central St James with enthusiasm and integrity, and always spoke up strongly on issues affecting the poor. He was a man with a vibrant personality who would go beyond the call [of] duty in service to his family, his country and his party. For Patrick, illness was not an excuse; as his was always a positive response to his constituents, his party or his country. For many, he was a friend who was like family,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “For Patrick, illness was not an excuse, his was always a positive response to his constituents, his party or his country. For many, he was a friend who was like family,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This move by the [Andrew] Holness-led Government undermines and circumvents the role of the ECJ,” “It also breaches established conventions and political understandings between both the Jamaica Labour Party and the People’s National Party since 1979 in the setting up of the Electoral Advisory Commission and the Electoral Commission of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 27, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “Judge me on my record of what I have done in all the areas in which I have served,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips acknowledged : “our political process has not been perfect” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Until then, I have asked all shadow ministers remain in place and continue to monitor their assigned portfolio,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “A healthy society, a strong society begins with a strong family, which leads to strong communities. And strong communities will lead to a strong country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are going to make our country rich and develop the talents of our children. I come to heal the scars of history. Our education must focus on innovation,” “We must have a special drive in areas of science and technology, robotics, animation, coding, and the development of computer applications. It must be done in every school across the island” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Housing Trust ) : “Everyone who ever throw partner, … you know say when you throw you hand, you must get a draw. We are going to ensure that people like Miss Hortense and every other contributor to the National Housing Trust has access to a benefit once you contribute,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We expect arrests to be made,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If the Comrades from the other side can hear me, I am issuing an invitation to all the Comrades, including the leadership, including the candidate, come over, let's celebrate as one party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 23, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Peter Bunting ) : “Comrade Peter Bunting led an intense and spirited challenge. I give him my respect and I salute him,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He and I, indeed all the officers, all the members of the executive in all the regions and the constituencies, have much to do to build the party and to rescue the country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We expect arrests to be made,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We on this side will move an amendment to extend this by 21 days during which we are expecting the regulations to be changed. We are expecting, also, that the relevant data be brought to the parliament as a basis for us to consider further extension,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “We are prepared to go forward, but not under any terms,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told ( about Michael Manley ) : “Remember when Michael Manley launched the big battle to get the bauxite levy in the 1970s, so that Jamaica could earn something from these companies to take care of some of our needs? It was a real fight, but he won and the companies were obligated to pay. Right now, not one of these companies is paying bauxite levy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 16, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The process is obviously flawed in that the environmental impact assessment (EIA) was not done before the licence was issued and now it is not being shared with the people involved, even though there has been no pullback of the mining licence given in the area,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 16, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We need a balanced solution that takes account of the interest of all the parties involved,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 16, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We need to continue our determination to feed ourselves, and here we have not only export crops, but we see other crops that are aimed at feeding the country. We short of eggs, we short of chicken meat. We short of vegetables, and in fact, some of the farmers here were involved in cassava for beer production and other things ... ,” “If you want to get the four and five per cent economic growth, then you can’t just rely on big business operators to provide it. You have to create an inclusive economy so that new players can get on to the playing field” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “In every family, from time to time there are moments of friction, and tension, and in well-ordered families this reality of life is overcome by people exchanging views about issues that arose. We have set up, inside the party, the mechanisms to facilitate the re-emergence of a unified collective approach,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “As has been the case in the past, I have every confidence that we will go forward together with some unity of purpose,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It requires political management [and] the exercise of state craft to be able to manage these different tendencies which exist. What is important is that whatever management takes place, takes place in the context of our constitutional provisions that are there to preserve our essential unity of purpose as an organisation,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I was part of the national campaign team in 2010 after having contested the [2008] election. We are most of all committed to the overarching principles and objectives of the People's National Party to build a better Jamaica… and that's what keeps us together so that we are able to overcome differences of views,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The PNP remains a party with vibrant internal democratic traditions. This allows each member to offer themselves for any office in the party and to campaign hard. At the end of the day it is the preferred choice of the majority of the delegates that we all accept. Even as we cherish our democracy, whether we win, lose or draw, whatever the outcome of a contest, we always put the party before self,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We both agreed that our supporters should desist from attacks on other party supporters in social media or otherwise, and that the party's Code of Conduct and rules should be observed. We know that a united PNP has always been victorious in general elections,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “It was a gruelling campaign lasting 90 days. It was not perfect, and many utterances may come back to haunt us. There were also reported serious breaches of the party's Code of Conduct. According to our rules, these will be dealt with. However, I want to pay tribute to the vast majority of Comrades who went through the process without incident and upheld the highest traditions of the PNP's internal democracy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Peter Bunting ) : “Comrade Bunting and I held a first meeting yesterday [Tuesday] at which we discussed a number of issues and we reaffirmed our commitment to cooperate fully for the success of the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “There will be no recrimination or victimisation of any form even as the normal party functions,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Following my re-election as president of the People's National Party last Saturday, a number of members of the shadow cabinet, consistent with tradition, have tendered their resignation as shadow ministers,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “The internal presidential election intervened and I considered it prudent to postpone that exercise. I now intend to undertake the shadow cabinet reorganisation after the conclusion of the party's annual conference on September 22. Until then, I have asked all shadow ministers [to] remain in place and continue to monitor their assigned portfolio,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Following my re-election as president of the People’s National Party last Saturday, a number of members of the shadow cabinet, consistent with tradition, have tendered their resignation as shadow ministers,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Following my re-election as President of the People's National Party last Saturday, a number of members of the Shadow Cabinet, consistent with tradition, have tendered their resignation as Shadow Ministers,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 9, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Until then, I have asked all shadow ministers remain in place and continue to monitor their assigned portfolio,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 9, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If the Comrades from the other side can hear me, I am issuing an invitation to all the comrades, including the leadership, including the candidate, come over, let's celebrate as one party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 9, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If the Comrades from the other side can hear me, I am issuing an invitation to all the Comrades, including the leadership, including the candidate, come over, let's celebrate as one party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This is not a time to celebrate and to leave out the others in the party. We must come together, we must work together, but we must work together as one, and we must work together with discipline and manners toward each other,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Tonight is a night to celebrate the People's National Party and what it means to us. It is a time to celebrate our philosophy, which puts people first. It is a night to celebrate the people who are the People's National Party. It is a time for us to remember that while we are a people's party we put the interest of the poor, the marginalised and the oppressed first; never let us forget our democratic socialist traditions in the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica can't tek no more of this Jamaica Labour Party [Government]. Our mission is to come together and to proceed with the task of organisation, present our case, present our policies and let us put an end to the Jamaica Labour Party Government that has left us with more crime, with more corruption, with more poverty, with more difficulty in our lives because of poor social services,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The first thing we're going to do is sit down, take stock and move forward, because it's been a long, gruelling campaign. We will find the best way to organise ourselves for the main task of taking control of the Government of Jamaica so that we can continue the progress and the opportunities for progress that have been lost under this JLP Administration” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : "I have a lot of thanks to give," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "This is a bump in the road," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "We are going forward with one party and one leader," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I have strengthened our opposition parliamentary activism in the Senate and the House of Representatives to defend and protect the interests of the Jamaican people against a JLP Administration executing a programme of corruption that has never before been witnessed in our modern political history,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We have connected with the delegates and the Jamaican people in general through the length and breadth of this country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “This campaign began as a virtual referendum on my leadership, orchestrated by persons in search of power. The fact is, they started the campaign on the basis of a poll, [and] the truth is, if we were to use a poll to determine the successor to me then I would say the present challenger would not be in the top tier of the persons to replace me,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We have connected with the delegates and the Jamaican people, in general, through the length and breadth of this country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We will never forget Norman Manley's efforts at political education, nor Michael [Manley's] injunction that, 'We are not for sale',” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “The PNP has always functioned as an antidote to money politics, and to those who believe that money can buy people, sad to say we are seeing this spectre raise its ugly head within the ranks of the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The PNP, renewed along these lines, will be better able to carry out its historic mission of social justice and economic empowerment,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The current uncertainty surrounding the Integrity Commission, in the face of public concerns about the cancer of corruption plaguing this government, must be urgently addressed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Come September 7 we have one mission, but when we done with that we a go through Jamaica from top to bottom, from north to south, and east to west. We [are] going to tell them that the corruption must stop. Them must lock up somebody now,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are going to conference and after conference we on the road again, and I'm looking forward for you to be there with me because together we are going to stamp out corruption in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “The reality is after 10 states of emergency and two ZOSOs (zones of special operations), what you have is murders climbing like never before, and the reality is that with all of that they still have no plan on how to manage crime,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “A man tell me last night, after me ask how him doing, him say, 'Prosperity a kill me,' because him never poor so yet. Their own numbers say instead of prosperity there is growing poverty,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips charged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Think of what $14 billion could do to fix hospital that don't have X-ray machines…Labour not working for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica needs a safe pair of hands to manage the affairs of the country. Too many of our young people are unemployed, there has been a disaster in agriculture…and no effort is being made to improve the economy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And that is the mission of the People's National Party that I intend to lead from Jamaica House,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We seek power for one reason and one reason only: To uplift the poor and those who are left behind,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The current uncertainty surrounding the Integrity Commission in the face of public concerns about the cancer of corruption plaguing this government must be urgently addressed,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 3, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Chamber ) : “He was more than an accomplished and successful businessman, he was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the capital city, Kingston,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On behalf of the People's National Party, I extend condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the capital city,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 2, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He established a high reputation of decency and goodwill among colleagues. While I was health minister, I appreciated his willingness to offer help and advice,” “The nation has lost a true and dedicated son who was always willing to cooperate at every opportunity for the public good” External link

stabroeknews Monday, September 2, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “While I was the minister of health, I appreciated his willingness to offer help and advice,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “On behalf of the Parliamentary Opposition, I offer condolences to Dr Baugh's wife, family, friends and his colleagues in the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Norman Manley ) : “I believe that the People's National Party has historically been a vital part of the national political and social landscape and that the significance of the People's National Party goes beyond the fact that it has been a competitor for political office and to become government,” “The party has always sought power, not for itself or just because power exists, but for particular purposes. Now, the authentic PNP will remain true to those purposes. It will remain true to its traditions as a democratic socialist party... we're a people's party that's why we're named the People's National Party. But Norman Manley said that we need really to recognise and give priority interest to the poorest, the most marginalised, the most in need of social upliftment and that we are not to lose that focus, nor should we lose the focus that we are a multi-class alliance and therefore we should remain attractive to the middle class and the progressive investors in the society because we are, as I said, a national party as well. We believe in the solidarity of our nation and of all elements of the nation who are patriotic and committed to nation-building,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “No sacrifice counts for more than another person's sacrifice in the party. If you have dollars and can give dollars, give dollars. If you have energy and willingness to work, then give that energy,” “There are things like our commitment to political education over the years, which has always been the antidote that the party found — going all the way back to 1944 — to this tendency, the cynical tendency, to try to use money as a blandishment to secure political support. We need to remind ourselves that those are our traditions and that without those traditions, then we may lose our way and become like the other party in the country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I am unapologetically opposed to that kind of notion of a world driven by purely individualistic and materialistic concerns,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Chamber ) : "He was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the capital city," External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 2, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Chamber ) : “He was more than an accomplished and successful businessman, he was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the Capital City, Kingston,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “As president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce and the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, he served for several terms with diligence. He never wavered in contributing to a number of other organizations and ventures. As a leader in business he was an advocate for positive values and respect for law and order,” “He lived his beliefs and the Jamaica benefited from his efforts” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Kenneth Baugh ) : “Dr Baugh gave many years of faithful service to the country through his chosen profession of medicine and also as a public servant in politics and ministerial service,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On behalf of the Parliamentary Opposition, I offer condolences to Dr Baugh's wife, family, friends, and his colleagues in the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are entering into the reopening of schools, and there has been a resurgence of this crisis in the constituency. From time to time, water was trucked into the area, but there needs to be a reliable and appropriate trucking schedule. It is not sufficient to blame the drought and do nothing, knowing that water is essential to life. Not only is this situation a major inconvenience, it also presents a serious health threat, especially for our children,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “One cannot pretend that this is not happening. The roadwork has gone on for some time now, and the frequent breaking of pipes indicates that no care is being taken to ensure that the lives and livelihood of residents are protected. With the onset of the drought, these residents have been forced to endure this uncertainty for way too long,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “We are entering into the reopening of schools and there has been a resurgence of this crisis in the constituency. From time to time water was trucked into the area, but there needs to be a reliable and appropriate trucking schedule. It is not sufficient to blame the drought and do nothing knowing that water is essential to life. Not only is this situation a major inconvenience, it also presents a serious health threat, especially for our children,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “One cannot pretend that this is not happening. The road work has gone on for some time now and the frequent breaking of pipes indicates that no care is being taken to ensure that the lives and livelihood of residents are protected. With the onset of the drought, these residents have been forced to endure this uncertainty for way too long,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Richmond Park ) : “From Zaidie Gardens in the north to Maxfield Park in the south, including communities in Cassia Park, Molynes Gardens, Seaward Drive, Delacree Road, Hagley Park, Richmond Park and Waltham Park, residents have been experiencing severe water shortage from the onset of drought, coupled with frequent lock-offs, owing to broken mains from the ongoing mismanaged road work,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “We are entering into the reopening of schools and there has been a resurgence of this crisis in the constituency. From time to time water was trucked into the area, but there needs to be a reliable and appropriate trucking schedule. It is not sufficient to blame the drought and do nothing knowing that water is essential to life. Not only is this situation a major inconvenience, it also presents a serious health threat, especially for our children,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips charged : “One cannot pretend that this is not happening. The road work has gone on for some time now and the frequent breaking of pipes indicates that no care is being taken to ensure that the lives and livelihood of residents are protected. With the onset of the drought, these residents have been forced to endure this uncertainty for way too long,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I have never been a vengeful person. Life is too important to spend it settling old scores; and my own record, since assuming leadership of the party, has been to accommodate everyone. So I will certainly do all I can to operate on the basis of principle, on the basis of accommodation, but I am equally going to ensure that the party, its structures, its principles, are respected,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 25, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I said to them 'you need to explain the difference' and perhaps by the way of a footnote, or an asterisk… that purchase price is not market value, and purchase price in 1991 is not the market value of today,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about error ) : “So there was no error. But when someone seems to take the opportunity to impugn, in the media, my integrity, by suggesting that I had under-reported the value, my wife — who felt her own integrity was being assailed — saw fit to respond,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “Their purpose is to ensure than anybody buying anything can support the purchase with the income that they report. But if you purchase something 10 years ago and the value is 10 times that, it doesn't speak to the issue of integrity. That is just a function of the market. Their purpose is to deal with the issue of integrity,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “But maybe because they are not so embedded in the issues of public opinion, or the way public opinion operates, they did not grasp that this problem could happen. But my response, or wife's response in this matter, was [in reaction] to any suggestion which would have had a very negative effect on my reputation, and on hers, that there was some deliberate process of misrepresentation. It is not so,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is an issue that we are going to continue to study, but the Structures Review Committee thought it was very important, in the first instance, to ensure that delegates were participating in political education and that we should avoid the kind of fluctuation in the registration of groups that we have been seeing over the years when elections are due,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Often times the work of building and strengthening an organisation is not always grasped, but it is always important that every organisation, especially one with the longevity that we have… continue to step forward with the times and take those steps that, not only will make us more attractive as an organisation, but fundamentally more effective in serving the needs of the people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “So we are trying to stabilise the group structure and to ensure that delegates are persons who understand the awesome responsibility that they have as the ultimate protectors of the integrity of the party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We have set up a committee to look at ways of broadening the mandate in elections, but included in those things is whether there are particular categories of professionals, whether teachers, nurses, security people, trade unionists, who ought to be incorporated as part of the voting constituency internally. But those discussions have yet to come to a conclusion,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips asked : "All the time that we've spent, like days and days looking for him in the woods thinking he's missing, and then to get that note saying stop looking for him, I have him. It's just, who would do something like that?" External link

CBC Friday, August 23, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "Everybody loves Buckaroo. I love Buckaroo. He's my best friend," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 21, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "Everybody loves Buckaroo. I love Buckaroo. He's my best friend," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 21, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "During my training they mentioned that they had had this request. Weeks later this is where I am. " External link

themirror Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The reality is that they agreed to have a meeting with stakeholders. They agreed with us in January to have that meeting, month after month after month. Them abandon the plan, so we keep our own meeting with the 40 stakeholders. The next few days we are going to give to the Government the proposals that have come out of that meeting,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips insisted : “We can't just have it as state of emergency and even when you administer the states of emergency you continue the discrimination against the poor. Them seh some business can open late at nights down a MoBay (Montego Bay), but if you're a pan chicken man you affi close your business from eight o'clock at night. It can't be that Sumfest can gwaan till next morning but the round-robin man can't keep a dance and affi lock it down by midnight. That can't work,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Much has been said, and properly so, about his personal qualities — honesty, sincerity, simplicity, straight talking, and hard work” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "During my training they mentioned that they had had this request. Weeks later this is where I am. " External link

icWales Monday, August 19, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “One thing is clear across Jamaica today: that the Labour Party Government led by Andrew Holness has failed miserably in delivering benefits and opportunities to the Jamaican people,” “Instead of prosperity growing, what has been growing is poverty in the country. When you go grocery shop now, you haffi a carry you pen and paper or add up as you go along, or you haffi beg the cashier subtotal every five thing weh you get because you cyaa take the embarrassment say you cyaa pay for what you need” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Damion Crawford ) : “And one more thing! Damion (Crawford) is here to stay,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “Two years ago the prime minister said he declared a protected area for the Cockpit Country. The citizens down there have come to see me, dem talk publicly. the stakeholders dem say they don't agree with the boundaries that have been set out, because those boundaries that they have set out as the protected areas exclude places that have always believed, for hundreds of years, that they are in the Cockpit Country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “So, in this matter we are with the people. Let us review those boundaries,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “Tell dem seh we are for Jamaica first! We, the People's National Party, stand up fi Jamaica first,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I pray God’s comfort for his family, friends, and colleagues,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 12, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The prime minister’s failure to adhere to the law is a signal to the public that laws can be ignored with impunity if one holds high political office. I will not condone that,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The Prime Minister’s failure to adhere to the law is a signal to the public that laws can be ignored with impunity if one holds high political office. I will not condone that,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The Prime Minister’s failure to adhere to the law is a signal to the public that laws can be ignored with impunity if one holds high political office. I will not condone that,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are yet to construct the kind of inclusive economy, or achieve the rates of economic growth necessary to give all our people a good standard of living,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This creates a deep sense of fear and insecurity among Jamaicans. These high rates of crime set back our economy and places pressure on our communities. Worst of all, it spreads tragedy among our families,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about British ) : “The problem has been with us for a long time, but it is getting worse. Nevertheless, I continue to believe in our capacity and potential as a people to successfully overcome the challenges that we face. It is that indomitable spirit that overthrew British colonialism. It is that indomitable spirit that laid the foundations of our Independence,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “For every decade since Independence, we have had a basic doubling of the rates of murders as measured by murders per 100,000 over the entire period,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips urged : “I hope despite all the contentiousness that exists that constituencies will recognise that they have an obligation not to ignore this enumeration period that ends on September 30,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips warned : “Who have ears to hear, let them hear,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is particularly scandalous in the context where over $14 billion has been pillaged from public resources because of the corrupt conduct of officials in the Government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are not going to end until people are held accountable. We are going to go around the island of Jamaica like how Joshua circled the walls of Jericho, and we will go around it as long as it necessary until the walls of corruption come tumbling down in this country and justice is done by the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What boggles the mind is how all the necessary checks and balances and controls that exist to support good governance have been allowed to collapse within this JLP (Jamaica Labour Party) administration. We need to press for more. We need to understand it so we can strengthen the very structures that were intended to prevent the robbery of the people’s money in the Government of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is particularly scandalous in the context where over 14 billion dollars has been pillaged from public resources because of the corrupt conduct of officials in the Government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 29, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “What boggles the mind is how all the necessary checks and balances and controls that exist to support good governance have been allowed to collapse within this JLP administration. We need to press for more. We need to understand it so we can strengthen the very structures that were intended to prevent the robbery of the people’s money in the Government of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 29, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I have never threatened a single soul in the People's National Party. I have always defended the democratic right of anyone who wants to offer themselves to [do so] and anyone to support who they want,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “We are committed to clean governance and an economic structure which is inclusive of the broad majority of our people – the small entrepreneurs and the workers who are now being described as contract workers when in reality they are full-time workers. That is our mission, ultimately, and we remain committed to it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, July 27, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is sad to hear people say that the People’s National Party should not speak against corruption. We may have done wrong in the past, but if we have done wrong, we are sorry for it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips stated : “If the prime minister does not respond, then we will continue to go into the streets and ask every Jamaican to come out and join us,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We are saying, going forward, we are not going to tolerate any corruption, as the party leader has said that in the government that he will lead, corruption will be something that he will be strong on; and going forward, the party wants to see a better Jamaica that is rid of corruption,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are basically amazed at his silence on the whole issue of corruption … we have not heard him on any of the issues,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The JLP continues to try to paint this picture that everyone is corrupt. It is not true. It is not so,” “They point out supposed misdeeds that occurred in previous administrations, but they don’t point out the corrective action that was taken” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We need to understand how all the systems of control have broken down in Government so comprehensively,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Commission ) : “They are not pointing out the corrective action that was taken such as setting up the Corruption Prevention Commission, such as establishing the Access to Information legislation, such as the firing of guilty people that took place, such as the trials that took place,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “They are seeking to instil in people’s minds the notion that nothing can be done; no better can be done; no better fish, no better barrel. It is a total and absolute lie,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I will support the state of emergency because the communities want some relief from the immediate terror that they are experiencing,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I will support the state of emergency because the communities want some relief from the immediate terror that they are experiencing,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I believe that it is important that we demonstrate to the country that the architecture of integrity works and that the country can have good governance and clean government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 15, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Our purpose, our passion is to provide the avenue for the upliftment of the marginalised. It is a continuation of the historic mission of the PNP. We intend to continue the assault on the divided Jamaica that exists, divided between ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’, the marginalised and those who enjoy the plenty,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips explained : “We are committed also to a ‘first in the family’ scholarship programme, as the beginning of our return to free tertiary education over time. For every child who is the first in the family to matriculate, a PNP administration which I lead will offer them full scholarship for tertiary education, because it uplifts all families,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “In the small farming communities, 60 per cent of small farmers have no titles. They can’t walk into a financial institution and access benefits, despite having tenure. Many are using the same technology for farming used a century ago. That’s another central area we need to address to unify the society,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “From the very first year, the very first few months, after the Jamaica Labour Party Government came in, they set about to take the people’s resources and use it as their own,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We all can point to a deliberate effort that has been made in our preparations for victory to secure candidates of quality … . We have a range of persons who I think will represent (well), the standard-bearers, who will assist in this general improvement in the attractiveness of the People’s National Party, and it’s a deliberate effort that has been made,” “I would add that, at this point in our electoral cycle, there are only about three seats that are unfilled, which I think is a record, and gives the lie to any notion that there has not been an activist party moving to address the needs of renewal and revival” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “We are here today because the country cannot take any more plundering of the resources of Jamaica,” “When we look at the history, we see that from the very first year, the very first few months when the Jamaica Labour Party Government came in, they set about to take the people's resources and use it as their own,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The ineffective responses and in some instances, your silence, as Head of Government have created serious concerns, despair and frustration among citizens, including members of the PNP. This has resulted in the massive protests occurring today,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We are here this morning because we intend to put a stop to it. We are starting in Half-Way Tree but we are not going to end until we see justice being done. And when I say justice … I want to ensure that the police are given a free hand and there is no interference by the Government in the investigations that are being undertaken,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “If it was an ordinary youth from Jungle or from Tivoli dat dem was arresting for taking government property, dem lock him up in a lock up all now and say dat dem a continue to collect the evidence and yet, when is some 'topanaris' people yuh hear say dem cannot do it,” “I am calling on the Director of Public Prosecutions [and] the High Command of the police to show that there is one law that applies for all people in Jamaica irrespective of who you are,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “When you leave here do so peacefully, don't march walk, don't carry any placards and listen out for the call as to where we are going to demonstrate again,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “In this critical juncture in which we find ourselves, Jamaica is in need of a unified, focused, competent People’s National Party. I believe I offer that leadership, that ability to unite, that vision that is the authentic PNP through to its historic visions,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “I think that without a doubt, the need for a transformation internally is well established, and I’ve never hidden it. That’s why we engaged in the discussions about our philosophy, our principles. That is why we had the covenant discussions because I feel and we feel that the People’s National Party has been about a philosophical commitment to a particular vision of Jamaican society, to a particular culture, about our relations with each other, to a particular view of governance and the significance of integrity, etc. and we consider political education to be a particular part of that transformation, and I don’t think this is a secret that the party has inadequately focused on these tasks,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Andrew South ) : “We are very concerned that even while there is a South St Andrew state of emergency, Clarendon is being gripped with criminality,” “The People’s National Party is still waiting to have a national stakeholders meeting. That has not happened yet” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 8, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “When I'm elected prime minister, I will fix the educational system, end squatting, root out corruption..” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “As far as the PNP is concerned, there can be no more delay in getting this discussion on the way to address this most urgent matter because the incidents of murders, shootings, robbery, and aggravated assault, and crimes against children are rising and affecting several communities,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The situation requires a comprehensive strategy which must incorporate the views of civil society and other critical stakeholders,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “Our strategy is to hold the 29 seats that we have and go for at least an additional 10 seats,” “We are going to organise seat by seat, community by community, lane by lane, house by house, voter by voter to engage the citizens in the target seats to vote for the People's National Party” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Nuff things a gwaan, and the PNP is on the road to victory. Dancing couldn’t take us so far down this road. It’s real work that will count. We have more work to do, and we will get the job done,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, June 30, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “Our strategy is to hold the 29 seats that we have and go for at least an additional 10 seats. We are going to organise seat by seat, community by community, lane by lane, house by house, voter by voter to engage the citizens in the target seats to vote for the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This is how we build the foundation for victory. And them seh nothing nah gwaan... Over the last two years, I have led the charge, re-establishing partnerships so that the PNP can take its rightful place among the progressive parties on the global stage,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “For all the years that I have been part of this party and served this party, I have been guided by an essential principle that is at the foundation of the movement. We exist only to defend and serve the interest and needs of the people. I have had my triumphs and I have had my disappointment over these years. I have taken posts that I never wanted, but I have always answered the call and I never left, no matter how disappointed I was. I always served this party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Our strategy is simple: Hold the 29 seats that we have now, put teams in place where we have to, and take over and win an additional 10 seats were the Labour Party is vulnerable,” “It is not pretty picture organise this thing. It is work, work on the ground, street by street, lane by lane, community by community, house by house, voter by voter, to bring out the voters for the People’s National Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We have to catch up with the rest of the world,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, June 28, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : "Matters relating to strengthening constituency organisations and developing a national political strategy, on which we have embarked, are being sidelined," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips told : "Members of the party's leadership, instead of focusing on seats where the JLP is vulnerable, as they should be doing at this point in the national electoral cycle, are instead concentrating their efforts on this internal leadership contest," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips stated : “It is like a cancer. When you cut it out, it is painful, but leaving it there will certainly kill you,” “Leaving the drug trade and the druggists to continue will definitely kill Jamaica and its way of life as we know it” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 21, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “We were, however, to be pleasantly surprised that Edward Seaga had become not one committed to overreach, but had become a guardian of the parliamentary democracy which he himself had laboured to construct,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "In response to the demands of thousands of Comrades at all levels of the party and the demands of citizens across the length and breadth of Jamaica who have asked that I accept your nomination to lead this process of renewal, my answer is a resounding yes," External link

jamaica-star Monday, June 17, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It reflects a pattern that has disturbing implications for governance and for our country's fight against corruption,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “This is a government agency that the prime minister himself oversees, that has taken steps to prevent an investigation by the State, in relation to large-scale corruption involving millions of taxpayers' money. This is scandalous, and every well-thinking Jamaica must be outraged that this is happening in our country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is also reported that CMU officials have used threats and intimidation to discourage several persons from talking to investigators. If these allegations are true, they amount to obstruction of justice and they must not be allowed to take root into our public affairs,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It reflects a pattern that has disturbing implications for governance and for our country's fight against corruption,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The CMU, which is an agency of the Ministry of Education, for which the Prime Minister has direct responsibility, is a public body and any effort to thwart the investigations must be immediately stopped as the government cannot appear to be involved in a cover-up,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Catherine Parish ) : “He will be missed by the entire party, especially the Comrades in St Catherine and Portland, where he settled and became a banana farmer after his retirement,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 10, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The democratic tradition of the PNP remains vibrant and must ultimately be seen as an indication that comrades at all levels remain passionate about the party” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Our paramount consideration must be to provide the Jamaican people with a strong and effective alternative to an out of control JLP government which has unleashed unprecedented scales of corruption on the Jamaican landscape,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I am glad for the expressed support of the delegates, Parliamentary and leadership groups as well as Jamaicans from all walks of life and I want to assure them that I will not allow this challenge to endanger the viability of the PNP or its commitment to the Jamaican people to provide alternative leadership and effective governance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, June 10, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Catherine Parish ) : “He will be missed by the entire party, especially the comrades in St Catherine and Portland where he settled and became a banana farmer after his retirement,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 9, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The problem of liveable income is a major problem in this country. It is also manifested in the fact that the contract work phenomenon is spreading widely. It is estimated that in the tourism sector alone, up to 40 per cent of the workers in some hotels are described as contract workers,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 7, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “His contribution will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family, friends and colleagues,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I want to appeal to you with every ounce of energy that I have to reach out to your Comrades, who have strayed, who have been disappointed for one reason or the other,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The urgency of the time requires that they step up or they will lose their country to corruption,” “Tell them that we have a distinguished educator (Dr Walton Small) in South St James and that he is committed to the programme of the People’s National Party, which is going to abolish first-class and second-class education in Jamaica” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are going to wipe out this foolishness of children travelling 100 miles a day because the schools next door to them don’t give quality education. We are going to mobilise all the retired teachers, all the people who can contribute to a school, to ensure that we abolish educational apartheid once and for all in Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “Long after his retirement from political life, Mr Seaga devoted his time to research and engaged the public through regular newspaper commentary and a book which will serve generations to come. [He was] never afraid of the limelight nor shed away from controversy in the national discourse. He was undaunted in defending his ideas even in the face of strong opposition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “On behalf of the People's National Party and on my own personal behalf, I express condolence to his wife Carla, his children and other family members, his colleagues in politics, sports, music, research, and education and his many friends across the length and breadth of Jamaica. We did not always agree on issues, but his contribution to Jamaica and his love for the people and the culture of Jamaica cannot be questioned,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “For close to sixty years, Mr Seaga was a gigantic and powerful presence, having started out as an anthropologist, he made his commitment to representational politics and became the first Member of Parliament to serve more than one term in Western Kingston, a seat he represented for a record 43 years, from 1962 until his retirement in 2005,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “Over the years, Mr Seaga never lost his love for, and close attachment to Jamaican music and the religious culture. He was, without doubt, a forerunner in the development of Jamaican music,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Tivoli Gardens ) : “In Tivoli Gardens, he can be credited for establishing an alternative vision of urban lifestyle for Jamaica's poor,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “Never afraid of the lime light nor shying away from controversy in the national discourse, he was undaunted in defending his ideas even in the face of strong opposition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “He sustained many friendships across political lines and was instrumental in stirring very significant discussions in economics, politics and many other subjects. We exchanged many views over the years and he was always ready to share his experience as Minister of Finance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On behalf of the People's National Party and on my own personal behalf, I express condolences to his wife Carla, his children and other family members, his colleagues in politics, sports, music, research and education and his many friends across the length and breadth of Jamaica. We did not always agree on issues, but his contribution to Jamaica and his love for the people and the culture of Jamaica cannot be questioned,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It embodies the value of self-reliance on the part of communities that people can do, and should do to help themselves and build up their communities, whether it is a school community or it is a residential community, or just some part of an urban area or a rural area. We need to recognise that we as citizens hold the future in our hands. It also embodies the sense of civic responsibility without which no nation can be properly built; and it embodies the spirit of volunteerism, which many times people ignore but which should never be forgotten,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, May 27, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “A nation does not just consist of Government and Parliament and parties; a country involves a share commitment of all the people to build the country together and that is what Labour Day in this way symbolises,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 24, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips says : “I was very stubborn – still am. I knew what I wanted to do, but I also knew I needed to be a good boy and play the game. If you win, you get to make up your own rules” External link

watoday Friday, May 17, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips says : “I was very stubborn – still am. I knew what I wanted to do, but I also knew I needed to be a good boy and play the game. If you win, you get to make up your own rules” External link

smh Friday, May 17, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips charged : “The fact that after one year of that state of emergency, the rate of murders has reached this level again is not so much an indication of the need for a continuing state of emergency, as much as it is an indication that we effectively failed in the period when there was a state of emergency to put the necessary arrangement in place,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT



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general manager0.62%EN06/02/201602/06/2016
shadow finance minister0.21%EN05/30/201630/05/2016
spokesman0.62%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
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Peter PhillipsEU2.98%
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Peter PhillipsDE2.98%
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Peter PhilipsES0.76%
Peter PhilipsPT0.31%
Peter PhillipsSA0.23%
Peter PhillipsRO0.08%
피터 필립스KO0.00%
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Patricia Allen stated ( about Peter Phillips ) : “It was good to have Dr Phillips and his team here today. The school received $100,000, which will go towards ensuring that those persons who are not able, the physically challenged, will be able to access our buildings,” “For some time now we have been struggling to find funds to build ramps so that all our buildings are accessible, and here is a good chunk to go towards that project” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 11, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Dr Phillips’ call shows a lack of understanding of the current anti-corruption framework and the modern tenets of good governance, which requires politicians to not interfere with independent investigations” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Julia Robinson said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “He (Phillips) had not given him (Holness) any commitment as to the support from the Opposition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, October 4, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “That is not on the table now at all, we have had the contest and the delegates have spoken. We accept that and now we move forward under the leadership of Dr Peter Phillips to the next general election,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Marc Douglas said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Phillips lacks appeal to the younger voters. He seems to have a challenge communicating his vision for the country and almost half the delegates have given him a vote of no-confidence,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Obviously this is not the result that we had hoped for, but the fact that the winner won by 51 per cent shows that there was a legitimate need for a challenge. I want to start by congratulating Dr Phillips and his team on their victory, and all of us will respect the decision of the delegates,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Julia Robinson insisted ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Until the delegates vote, he (Phillips) is still the leader,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Raymond Price argued ( about Peter Phillips ) : “What Dr Peter Phillips was able to do, many people said that he secured an IMF agreement and he passed the tests, while those were true, what he really did was to convince the international financial sector — the IMF, the World Bank and the IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) — to accept an approach, never prior to then attempted and certainly not with a small island developing state,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Jennifer Edwards said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “I am standing with Dr Peter Phillips because he is our leader and the prime minister that Jamaica needs now. He is a man of the highest integrity and one we all can trust,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, August 9, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Damion Crawford said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Dr Phillips is a battle-tested leader who is the architect of the new Jamaica that is possible now and the rock on which all that is now being celebrated was built,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting declared ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Dr Phillips has made an outstanding contribution to the party and the country in the various positions in which he has served over the past three decades. However, since becoming president, he has not implemented a single transformational initiative within the party and is just not seen as the right person for this time. There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups, including party membership and supporters, civil society, and private sector leadership that the PNP under Dr Peter Phillips's leadership cannot defeat the JLP in a general election,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Since becoming president, he [Dr Phillips], has not implemented a single transformational initiative within the party, and is just not seen as the right person for this time” External link

stabroeknews Friday, July 26, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups, including party membership and supporters, civil society, and private sector leadership that the PNP under Dr Peter Phillips’s leadership cannot defeat the JLP [Jamaica Labour Party] in a general election,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, July 26, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Since becoming president, he [Dr Phillips], has not implemented a single transformational initiative within the party, and is just not seen as the right person for this time” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Damion Crawford ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Peter Phillips role is the goalkeeper. Me & Hemmings & Vaz we a di striker!” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “The word is love. We are on the same side. We are in a contest now and in that contest we are opponents, but in the bigger contest we are colleagues, and I only have the best regards towards Dr Phillips. There is absolutely going to be no disrespect and no personal attacks, or anything of the sort in our campaign,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Hilton said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Comrade Peter Phillips proved the best person to lead the transition of the Jamaican economy to its current growth path. It is equally true that he is best placed to lead the complex task of transitioning the party in a period of change and uncertainty,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, June 25, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Peter Bunting argued ( about Peter Phillips ) : “There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups, including party membership and supporters, civil society, and private sector leadership that the PNP, under Dr Peter Phillips's leadership, cannot defeat the JLP in a general election. This will have negative consequences for voter support, organisational energy, and party/campaign funding,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, June 17, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups including Party membership and supporters, civil society and private sector leadership, that the PNP under Dr. Peter Phillips’ leadership cannot defeat the JLP in a general election," External link

jamaica-star Monday, June 17, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Damion Crawford told ( about Peter Phillips ) : “I think Peter Phillips brings to the party what is necessary; he understands the issues. There is no doubt that mistakes have been made in the past by Government and the PNP, but because of Peter Phillips's experience he can show us the mistakes that were made and ensure that they don't happen again,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Damion Crawford said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “The responsibility of a leader is to make sure we don't lose; he is the goalkeeper. We know Peter [Phillips] is old, but with all his age he has never been accused of being a thief,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Lisa Hanna said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “I stated my position and I support Comrade Peter Phillips and that hasn't changed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Penny Junor said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "We knew nothing about Zara or Peter Phillips when they growing up because they were ordinary children going to ordinary schools and were not being treated in any special way," External link

heraldsun Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Penny Junor said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "We knew nothing about Zara or Peter Phillips when they growing up because they were ordinary children going to ordinary schools and were not being treated in any special way," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Penny Junor said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "We knew nothing about Zara or Peter Phillips when they growing up because they were ordinary children going to ordinary schools and were not being treated in any special way," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

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Peter Phillips said : “When you look at murders this year January, from the first to now, murder gone up to 29 per cent as compared to last year January same time, and there is still no plan, except state of emergency. And even under state of emergency, the police caan even get the food fi keep them through the night. All is happening is so-so chat, but the reality [is], them just caan manage the country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, January 20, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips commented : “Yes, we had a vigorous campaign, but nothing divide us to the point weh we caan come together for the benefit of the people of Jamaica,” “Because one thing all of us know is that the PNP always give better governance, better quality of government for the people of Jamaica than the other people have ever done. When we look at how the 2020 start, it start rough, and the crisis is getting worse and worse. And the pressure on the Jamaican people is mounting higher and higher” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, January 20, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Apart from the stagnant economy, there is rampant crime and violence and there is the alarming perception of corruption among other issues including speculation about extradition,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips stated : “Let us keep an eye on and open our hearts to those who have lost loved ones, who may find Christmas a difficult time filled with special memories. Let us also reach outside of our circles to those who are alone and need a little cheer,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 25, 2019 9:51:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are definitive, anticolonial. We support the rule of international law, we opposed hegemonic potentials and influences, and we are resolutely committed to the pursuit of a more equitable and socially just world order,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The return of Haitian immigrants in the United States to Haiti, externally driven efforts to split the Caribbean community, all of this taken together reflects a new phase in the political, social and economic situation of this region,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “These conflicts are spilling over into the politics within the region,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, December 21, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Congratulations to Miss Jamaica World #ToniAnnSingh for winning #MissWorld2019 and being the 4th Jamaican to cop the title ... . Thank you Toni-Ann for representing with excellence. The entire country celebrates with you. We are proud of you. #ProudJamaican #TeamJamaica” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, December 15, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He was a patriot who believed in the goodness of the Jamaican people, our culture, and our potential” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, December 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Anglical Church ) : “He was a patriot who believed in the goodness of the Jamaican people, our culture and our potential, and was essentially a humanitarian who contributed much to nation-building. He also made significant impact with the modernisation of the Anglican communion in Jamaica, both liturgically and musically,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We have bushing scandal 2.0, which is of even more enormous proportions than the first scandal. What we have is another massive rip-off scheme undertaken by the agency of the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 27, 2019 11:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He oversaw the liberalisation of the Jamaican currency and managed the spread of market forces, which provided for the accumulation of Jamaica’s reserves of foreign currency,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We must be ready to deliver a better way of life for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It means, as far as the short term is concerned, you have to build your intelligence, identify the criminals and the criminal organisations, and launch an assault on them in a very vigorous and determined way. And when you are finished, you need to be able to take them through the courts to a successful conviction for their crimes,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 25, 2019 9:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Fenton Ferguson ) : “What is worse, based upon the investigation by Victor Wright and Dr Fenton Ferguson, the member of parliament in Eastern St Thomas, is that we do not believe that any of this bushing was done, much less to find evidence to justify the scandalous rate that has been paid,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On the face of this, it seems that, once more, the country has been treated to a giant rip-off by the JLP Government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Members of the media will recall that in October the auditor general of Jamaica sent to Parliament a report of an audit of RADA. This report contains the findings and assessment by the Auditor General's Department of RADA's management of the Rehabilitation of the Farm Roads Programme and raises serious issues. These issues give rise to our concern about the level of diversion of funds and the overall mismanagement of the Farm Roads Programme,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “First of all, for comparative context, the overall budgetary provision for farm roads islandwide was approximately $470 million (for 2017 to 2018). However, in St Thomas alone, total contracts were prepared in the amount of $1.6 billion in that same year for bushing only. This contract expenditure was more than double the budget allocated for the whole island,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The first scandal of this Government was the $800-million bushing scandal in 2016. This 'Bushing 2.0' makes that first bushing scandal seem like a tea party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “It is an important consideration, but we can do it with some order, and whatever time we set we meet on time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 18, 2019 9:24:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : "Even when the search for career took him overseas he never lost his commitment for Jamaica," External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:44:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Christopher Zacca ) : “Justice Zacca's reach and influence went far beyond the Jamaican shores... he developed a reputation for integrity, learning and excellence in judicial circles,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips explained : “This is the primary school I went to and I took the Common Entrance from Moneague, went to Jamaica College and from there on, University of the West Indies and further on, so Moneague is, in a sense, educationally where I started life,” “We came to donate something to the school fund to prepare the school to better facilitate disabled students, so we made a small contribution of $100,000 to that fund,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 11, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips pointed out : “What we have seen is many people who want, like the rest of the country, to see a greater level of economic activity, to see better plans for agriculture, in particular, facilitated by the Government; who want to see their infrastructure developed, who also want to have a clear sense that there is some stability in life; the price movements and other things that have to do not with the MP, but with the general management of the country, are things that affect them,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 11, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips expressed : “We hold you in our thoughts and prayers during this period of bereavement,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, November 11, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I have not seen any judgment, and I know of no instance where anything could be determined to be unconstitutional in chambers. That would be a matter for the Constitutional Court. So either people are just speaking loosely or there is some other mystery that needs to be resolved,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, November 1, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If we find that when we going down to the wire that some people can’t start their engines, then if we have to put a new driver behind the wheel, if you can’t rev up and start your engine, we are going to put someone in place to do it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “All I can tell you is that there have been interruptions in the free flow of information between us (Jamaica) and partners under interception agreement,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I would hope that there is no one on our side – and certainly, if it comes to our attention, we will deal with it – who is trying to pressure any contractor to give them kickbacks or money for work,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips insisted : “The only guarantee that democratic societies have of their integrity is good, competent security forces. If the police know of any politician of whatever rank that is extorting a contractor, they must lock him up,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I believe what has happened recently should be something that bolsters the confidence in the country that, in fact, the security forces are willing to act, no matter the status or office of an individual,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 25, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "Ten months after we are having the meeting," External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, October 18, 2019 1:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We need to learn from our history, as a country, that the problem didn't just emerge…but it is a long-standing problem which must be dealt with in the same way that we were agreed to reducing the national debt. We can find a way forward, if we are determined and sincere about it,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:40:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “That this is an issue around which the entire nation should find some consensus, as to the way forward,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Values which disrespected women in our culture, values which allow a youth to come and tell you today, in 2019, that him get five pickney and you have to ask yourself get for who?” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “So time come now to demonstrate to our children that all the scientific evidence showed that a child growing up with two loving parents – male and female – perform better in life,” “It is some hard things to talk, but we must talk them because we must take our place lining up with humanity. We can do better as a people” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “But when I think about the question and the answer, I realised that it’s a conversation between the enslaved and the slave master of hundreds of years ago which is living on today,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We must remember that for hundreds of years, we were compressed in a system which set out to destroy families, to make us believe that sex was the same thing as love and it is not, because in that old, slave plantation system, a mother loving her child is contrary to the needs of that system of production,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “If there is a flaw in the way we have approached our nation-building task since Independence, it is that we have failed to tackle head-on this pernicious, wicked inheritance that has become embedded in our culture,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "The family is having a hard time. The police and the JDF are now going to come together. I spoke with some of the senior officers.They are going to come together to try their best, to make one last effort toto see if thereis anywhere between here and the sea where the body may found," External link

jamaica-star Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Fritz Pinnock ) : “I point to the fact of the return of the president of the Caribbean Maritime University [Fritz Pinnock] to his post without comment from the Government, and without any indication that the investigations are complete,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Karl Samuda ) : “He has returned. There has been no comment from the prime minister, who is the minister responsible, or the minister with day-to-day oversight, Minister Karl Samuda. There is no indication that the investigations are complete,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “It is also a fact that staff, including one former MP (Member of Parliament), who were inappropriately appointed to the CMU continue in their jobs and continue to receive payments without any interruptions. No arrests have been made, neither in relation to the misuse and abuse of funds in the Ministry of Education or the Caribbean Maritime [University] despite the fact that much evidence has been provided publicly and in the Parliament about the misuse of such funds,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “All of this failure to act has contributed to a trust deficit which the country faces. This trust deficit affects not just the Government, but it indeed affects all our vital national institutions, including our investigative agencies... It affects also our belief in the integrity of the prosecutorial arm of Government and indeed basic national institutions,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips noted : “We are also saying that the president of the CMU needs to return to leave until the investigations are completed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is [my decision]. I live or die, sink or swim on the basis of the decisions that I have made to the best of my ability and the best of my judgement at this point in time,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Association ) : “He was just honoured by the Medical Association of Jamaica and is viewed to be a practitioner of high repute. I think that he has demonstrated in other areas of his public service a capacity for excellence, and I think he should be given a chance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, October 8, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "The prime minister then indicated that 70 years was the international norm. This has turned out to be false," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 8, 2019 3:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "The prime minister then indicated that 70 years was the international norm. This has turned out to be false," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, October 6, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about James West ) : “He was an MP who represented the people of West Central St James with enthusiasm and integrity, and always spoke up strongly on issues affecting the poor. He was a man with a vibrant personality who would go beyond the call [of] duty in service to his family, his country and his party. For Patrick, illness was not an excuse; as his was always a positive response to his constituents, his party or his country. For many, he was a friend who was like family,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:53:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “For Patrick, illness was not an excuse, his was always a positive response to his constituents, his party or his country. For many, he was a friend who was like family,” External link

stabroeknews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This move by the [Andrew] Holness-led Government undermines and circumvents the role of the ECJ,” “It also breaches established conventions and political understandings between both the Jamaica Labour Party and the People’s National Party since 1979 in the setting up of the Electoral Advisory Commission and the Electoral Commission of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, September 27, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “Judge me on my record of what I have done in all the areas in which I have served,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips acknowledged : “our political process has not been perfect” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Until then, I have asked all shadow ministers remain in place and continue to monitor their assigned portfolio,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “A healthy society, a strong society begins with a strong family, which leads to strong communities. And strong communities will lead to a strong country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are going to make our country rich and develop the talents of our children. I come to heal the scars of history. Our education must focus on innovation,” “We must have a special drive in areas of science and technology, robotics, animation, coding, and the development of computer applications. It must be done in every school across the island” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Housing Trust ) : “Everyone who ever throw partner, … you know say when you throw you hand, you must get a draw. We are going to ensure that people like Miss Hortense and every other contributor to the National Housing Trust has access to a benefit once you contribute,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We expect arrests to be made,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If the Comrades from the other side can hear me, I am issuing an invitation to all the Comrades, including the leadership, including the candidate, come over, let's celebrate as one party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 23, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Peter Bunting ) : “Comrade Peter Bunting led an intense and spirited challenge. I give him my respect and I salute him,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He and I, indeed all the officers, all the members of the executive in all the regions and the constituencies, have much to do to build the party and to rescue the country,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 4:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We expect arrests to be made,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We on this side will move an amendment to extend this by 21 days during which we are expecting the regulations to be changed. We are expecting, also, that the relevant data be brought to the parliament as a basis for us to consider further extension,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “We are prepared to go forward, but not under any terms,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told ( about Michael Manley ) : “Remember when Michael Manley launched the big battle to get the bauxite levy in the 1970s, so that Jamaica could earn something from these companies to take care of some of our needs? It was a real fight, but he won and the companies were obligated to pay. Right now, not one of these companies is paying bauxite levy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 16, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The process is obviously flawed in that the environmental impact assessment (EIA) was not done before the licence was issued and now it is not being shared with the people involved, even though there has been no pullback of the mining licence given in the area,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 16, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We need a balanced solution that takes account of the interest of all the parties involved,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 16, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We need to continue our determination to feed ourselves, and here we have not only export crops, but we see other crops that are aimed at feeding the country. We short of eggs, we short of chicken meat. We short of vegetables, and in fact, some of the farmers here were involved in cassava for beer production and other things ... ,” “If you want to get the four and five per cent economic growth, then you can’t just rely on big business operators to provide it. You have to create an inclusive economy so that new players can get on to the playing field” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “In every family, from time to time there are moments of friction, and tension, and in well-ordered families this reality of life is overcome by people exchanging views about issues that arose. We have set up, inside the party, the mechanisms to facilitate the re-emergence of a unified collective approach,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “As has been the case in the past, I have every confidence that we will go forward together with some unity of purpose,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It requires political management [and] the exercise of state craft to be able to manage these different tendencies which exist. What is important is that whatever management takes place, takes place in the context of our constitutional provisions that are there to preserve our essential unity of purpose as an organisation,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “I was part of the national campaign team in 2010 after having contested the [2008] election. We are most of all committed to the overarching principles and objectives of the People's National Party to build a better Jamaica… and that's what keeps us together so that we are able to overcome differences of views,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The PNP remains a party with vibrant internal democratic traditions. This allows each member to offer themselves for any office in the party and to campaign hard. At the end of the day it is the preferred choice of the majority of the delegates that we all accept. Even as we cherish our democracy, whether we win, lose or draw, whatever the outcome of a contest, we always put the party before self,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We both agreed that our supporters should desist from attacks on other party supporters in social media or otherwise, and that the party's Code of Conduct and rules should be observed. We know that a united PNP has always been victorious in general elections,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “It was a gruelling campaign lasting 90 days. It was not perfect, and many utterances may come back to haunt us. There were also reported serious breaches of the party's Code of Conduct. According to our rules, these will be dealt with. However, I want to pay tribute to the vast majority of Comrades who went through the process without incident and upheld the highest traditions of the PNP's internal democracy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Peter Bunting ) : “Comrade Bunting and I held a first meeting yesterday [Tuesday] at which we discussed a number of issues and we reaffirmed our commitment to cooperate fully for the success of the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “There will be no recrimination or victimisation of any form even as the normal party functions,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Following my re-election as president of the People's National Party last Saturday, a number of members of the shadow cabinet, consistent with tradition, have tendered their resignation as shadow ministers,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “The internal presidential election intervened and I considered it prudent to postpone that exercise. I now intend to undertake the shadow cabinet reorganisation after the conclusion of the party's annual conference on September 22. Until then, I have asked all shadow ministers [to] remain in place and continue to monitor their assigned portfolio,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Following my re-election as president of the People’s National Party last Saturday, a number of members of the shadow cabinet, consistent with tradition, have tendered their resignation as shadow ministers,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Following my re-election as President of the People's National Party last Saturday, a number of members of the Shadow Cabinet, consistent with tradition, have tendered their resignation as Shadow Ministers,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 9, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Until then, I have asked all shadow ministers remain in place and continue to monitor their assigned portfolio,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 9, 2019 10:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If the Comrades from the other side can hear me, I am issuing an invitation to all the comrades, including the leadership, including the candidate, come over, let's celebrate as one party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 9, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “If the Comrades from the other side can hear me, I am issuing an invitation to all the Comrades, including the leadership, including the candidate, come over, let's celebrate as one party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This is not a time to celebrate and to leave out the others in the party. We must come together, we must work together, but we must work together as one, and we must work together with discipline and manners toward each other,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Tonight is a night to celebrate the People's National Party and what it means to us. It is a time to celebrate our philosophy, which puts people first. It is a night to celebrate the people who are the People's National Party. It is a time for us to remember that while we are a people's party we put the interest of the poor, the marginalised and the oppressed first; never let us forget our democratic socialist traditions in the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica can't tek no more of this Jamaica Labour Party [Government]. Our mission is to come together and to proceed with the task of organisation, present our case, present our policies and let us put an end to the Jamaica Labour Party Government that has left us with more crime, with more corruption, with more poverty, with more difficulty in our lives because of poor social services,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “The first thing we're going to do is sit down, take stock and move forward, because it's been a long, gruelling campaign. We will find the best way to organise ourselves for the main task of taking control of the Government of Jamaica so that we can continue the progress and the opportunities for progress that have been lost under this JLP Administration” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : "I have a lot of thanks to give," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "This is a bump in the road," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "We are going forward with one party and one leader," External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 8, 2019 4:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I have strengthened our opposition parliamentary activism in the Senate and the House of Representatives to defend and protect the interests of the Jamaican people against a JLP Administration executing a programme of corruption that has never before been witnessed in our modern political history,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We have connected with the delegates and the Jamaican people in general through the length and breadth of this country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, September 7, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “This campaign began as a virtual referendum on my leadership, orchestrated by persons in search of power. The fact is, they started the campaign on the basis of a poll, [and] the truth is, if we were to use a poll to determine the successor to me then I would say the present challenger would not be in the top tier of the persons to replace me,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We have connected with the delegates and the Jamaican people, in general, through the length and breadth of this country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We will never forget Norman Manley's efforts at political education, nor Michael [Manley's] injunction that, 'We are not for sale',” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “The PNP has always functioned as an antidote to money politics, and to those who believe that money can buy people, sad to say we are seeing this spectre raise its ugly head within the ranks of the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The PNP, renewed along these lines, will be better able to carry out its historic mission of social justice and economic empowerment,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The current uncertainty surrounding the Integrity Commission, in the face of public concerns about the cancer of corruption plaguing this government, must be urgently addressed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Come September 7 we have one mission, but when we done with that we a go through Jamaica from top to bottom, from north to south, and east to west. We [are] going to tell them that the corruption must stop. Them must lock up somebody now,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are going to conference and after conference we on the road again, and I'm looking forward for you to be there with me because together we are going to stamp out corruption in Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “The reality is after 10 states of emergency and two ZOSOs (zones of special operations), what you have is murders climbing like never before, and the reality is that with all of that they still have no plan on how to manage crime,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “A man tell me last night, after me ask how him doing, him say, 'Prosperity a kill me,' because him never poor so yet. Their own numbers say instead of prosperity there is growing poverty,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips charged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Think of what $14 billion could do to fix hospital that don't have X-ray machines…Labour not working for the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Jamaica needs a safe pair of hands to manage the affairs of the country. Too many of our young people are unemployed, there has been a disaster in agriculture…and no effort is being made to improve the economy,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “And that is the mission of the People's National Party that I intend to lead from Jamaica House,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We seek power for one reason and one reason only: To uplift the poor and those who are left behind,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, September 3, 2019 9:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The current uncertainty surrounding the Integrity Commission in the face of public concerns about the cancer of corruption plaguing this government must be urgently addressed,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, September 3, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Chamber ) : “He was more than an accomplished and successful businessman, he was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the capital city, Kingston,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On behalf of the People's National Party, I extend condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the capital city,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 2, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “He established a high reputation of decency and goodwill among colleagues. While I was health minister, I appreciated his willingness to offer help and advice,” “The nation has lost a true and dedicated son who was always willing to cooperate at every opportunity for the public good” External link

stabroeknews Monday, September 2, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “While I was the minister of health, I appreciated his willingness to offer help and advice,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “On behalf of the Parliamentary Opposition, I offer condolences to Dr Baugh's wife, family, friends and his colleagues in the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Norman Manley ) : “I believe that the People's National Party has historically been a vital part of the national political and social landscape and that the significance of the People's National Party goes beyond the fact that it has been a competitor for political office and to become government,” “The party has always sought power, not for itself or just because power exists, but for particular purposes. Now, the authentic PNP will remain true to those purposes. It will remain true to its traditions as a democratic socialist party... we're a people's party that's why we're named the People's National Party. But Norman Manley said that we need really to recognise and give priority interest to the poorest, the most marginalised, the most in need of social upliftment and that we are not to lose that focus, nor should we lose the focus that we are a multi-class alliance and therefore we should remain attractive to the middle class and the progressive investors in the society because we are, as I said, a national party as well. We believe in the solidarity of our nation and of all elements of the nation who are patriotic and committed to nation-building,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “No sacrifice counts for more than another person's sacrifice in the party. If you have dollars and can give dollars, give dollars. If you have energy and willingness to work, then give that energy,” “There are things like our commitment to political education over the years, which has always been the antidote that the party found — going all the way back to 1944 — to this tendency, the cynical tendency, to try to use money as a blandishment to secure political support. We need to remind ourselves that those are our traditions and that without those traditions, then we may lose our way and become like the other party in the country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I am unapologetically opposed to that kind of notion of a world driven by purely individualistic and materialistic concerns,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Chamber ) : "He was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the capital city," External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 2, 2019 2:03:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Chamber ) : “He was more than an accomplished and successful businessman, he was also a man who dedicated his life to public service to advance the development of Jamaica, especially in relation to the Capital City, Kingston,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “As president of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce and the Jamaica Manufacturers Association, he served for several terms with diligence. He never wavered in contributing to a number of other organizations and ventures. As a leader in business he was an advocate for positive values and respect for law and order,” “He lived his beliefs and the Jamaica benefited from his efforts” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, September 2, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Kenneth Baugh ) : “Dr Baugh gave many years of faithful service to the country through his chosen profession of medicine and also as a public servant in politics and ministerial service,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On behalf of the Parliamentary Opposition, I offer condolences to Dr Baugh's wife, family, friends, and his colleagues in the Jamaica Labour Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 1, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are entering into the reopening of schools, and there has been a resurgence of this crisis in the constituency. From time to time, water was trucked into the area, but there needs to be a reliable and appropriate trucking schedule. It is not sufficient to blame the drought and do nothing, knowing that water is essential to life. Not only is this situation a major inconvenience, it also presents a serious health threat, especially for our children,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “One cannot pretend that this is not happening. The roadwork has gone on for some time now, and the frequent breaking of pipes indicates that no care is being taken to ensure that the lives and livelihood of residents are protected. With the onset of the drought, these residents have been forced to endure this uncertainty for way too long,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 9:33:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “We are entering into the reopening of schools and there has been a resurgence of this crisis in the constituency. From time to time water was trucked into the area, but there needs to be a reliable and appropriate trucking schedule. It is not sufficient to blame the drought and do nothing knowing that water is essential to life. Not only is this situation a major inconvenience, it also presents a serious health threat, especially for our children,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “One cannot pretend that this is not happening. The road work has gone on for some time now and the frequent breaking of pipes indicates that no care is being taken to ensure that the lives and livelihood of residents are protected. With the onset of the drought, these residents have been forced to endure this uncertainty for way too long,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 28, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Richmond Park ) : “From Zaidie Gardens in the north to Maxfield Park in the south, including communities in Cassia Park, Molynes Gardens, Seaward Drive, Delacree Road, Hagley Park, Richmond Park and Waltham Park, residents have been experiencing severe water shortage from the onset of drought, coupled with frequent lock-offs, owing to broken mains from the ongoing mismanaged road work,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “We are entering into the reopening of schools and there has been a resurgence of this crisis in the constituency. From time to time water was trucked into the area, but there needs to be a reliable and appropriate trucking schedule. It is not sufficient to blame the drought and do nothing knowing that water is essential to life. Not only is this situation a major inconvenience, it also presents a serious health threat, especially for our children,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips charged : “One cannot pretend that this is not happening. The road work has gone on for some time now and the frequent breaking of pipes indicates that no care is being taken to ensure that the lives and livelihood of residents are protected. With the onset of the drought, these residents have been forced to endure this uncertainty for way too long,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 27, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I have never been a vengeful person. Life is too important to spend it settling old scores; and my own record, since assuming leadership of the party, has been to accommodate everyone. So I will certainly do all I can to operate on the basis of principle, on the basis of accommodation, but I am equally going to ensure that the party, its structures, its principles, are respected,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 25, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I said to them 'you need to explain the difference' and perhaps by the way of a footnote, or an asterisk… that purchase price is not market value, and purchase price in 1991 is not the market value of today,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about error ) : “So there was no error. But when someone seems to take the opportunity to impugn, in the media, my integrity, by suggesting that I had under-reported the value, my wife — who felt her own integrity was being assailed — saw fit to respond,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “Their purpose is to ensure than anybody buying anything can support the purchase with the income that they report. But if you purchase something 10 years ago and the value is 10 times that, it doesn't speak to the issue of integrity. That is just a function of the market. Their purpose is to deal with the issue of integrity,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “But maybe because they are not so embedded in the issues of public opinion, or the way public opinion operates, they did not grasp that this problem could happen. But my response, or wife's response in this matter, was [in reaction] to any suggestion which would have had a very negative effect on my reputation, and on hers, that there was some deliberate process of misrepresentation. It is not so,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is an issue that we are going to continue to study, but the Structures Review Committee thought it was very important, in the first instance, to ensure that delegates were participating in political education and that we should avoid the kind of fluctuation in the registration of groups that we have been seeing over the years when elections are due,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Often times the work of building and strengthening an organisation is not always grasped, but it is always important that every organisation, especially one with the longevity that we have… continue to step forward with the times and take those steps that, not only will make us more attractive as an organisation, but fundamentally more effective in serving the needs of the people,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “So we are trying to stabilise the group structure and to ensure that delegates are persons who understand the awesome responsibility that they have as the ultimate protectors of the integrity of the party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We have set up a committee to look at ways of broadening the mandate in elections, but included in those things is whether there are particular categories of professionals, whether teachers, nurses, security people, trade unionists, who ought to be incorporated as part of the voting constituency internally. But those discussions have yet to come to a conclusion,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips asked : "All the time that we've spent, like days and days looking for him in the woods thinking he's missing, and then to get that note saying stop looking for him, I have him. It's just, who would do something like that?" External link

CBC Friday, August 23, 2019 12:59:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "Everybody loves Buckaroo. I love Buckaroo. He's my best friend," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 21, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "Everybody loves Buckaroo. I love Buckaroo. He's my best friend," External link

CBC Wednesday, August 21, 2019 3:53:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "During my training they mentioned that they had had this request. Weeks later this is where I am. " External link

themirror Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:16:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The reality is that they agreed to have a meeting with stakeholders. They agreed with us in January to have that meeting, month after month after month. Them abandon the plan, so we keep our own meeting with the 40 stakeholders. The next few days we are going to give to the Government the proposals that have come out of that meeting,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips insisted : “We can't just have it as state of emergency and even when you administer the states of emergency you continue the discrimination against the poor. Them seh some business can open late at nights down a MoBay (Montego Bay), but if you're a pan chicken man you affi close your business from eight o'clock at night. It can't be that Sumfest can gwaan till next morning but the round-robin man can't keep a dance and affi lock it down by midnight. That can't work,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Much has been said, and properly so, about his personal qualities — honesty, sincerity, simplicity, straight talking, and hard work” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "During my training they mentioned that they had had this request. Weeks later this is where I am. " External link

icWales Monday, August 19, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “One thing is clear across Jamaica today: that the Labour Party Government led by Andrew Holness has failed miserably in delivering benefits and opportunities to the Jamaican people,” “Instead of prosperity growing, what has been growing is poverty in the country. When you go grocery shop now, you haffi a carry you pen and paper or add up as you go along, or you haffi beg the cashier subtotal every five thing weh you get because you cyaa take the embarrassment say you cyaa pay for what you need” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Damion Crawford ) : “And one more thing! Damion (Crawford) is here to stay,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 14, 2019 9:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “Two years ago the prime minister said he declared a protected area for the Cockpit Country. The citizens down there have come to see me, dem talk publicly. the stakeholders dem say they don't agree with the boundaries that have been set out, because those boundaries that they have set out as the protected areas exclude places that have always believed, for hundreds of years, that they are in the Cockpit Country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “So, in this matter we are with the people. Let us review those boundaries,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “Tell dem seh we are for Jamaica first! We, the People's National Party, stand up fi Jamaica first,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, August 12, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I pray God’s comfort for his family, friends, and colleagues,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, August 12, 2019 9:51:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The prime minister’s failure to adhere to the law is a signal to the public that laws can be ignored with impunity if one holds high political office. I will not condone that,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The Prime Minister’s failure to adhere to the law is a signal to the public that laws can be ignored with impunity if one holds high political office. I will not condone that,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The Prime Minister’s failure to adhere to the law is a signal to the public that laws can be ignored with impunity if one holds high political office. I will not condone that,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:38:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are yet to construct the kind of inclusive economy, or achieve the rates of economic growth necessary to give all our people a good standard of living,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This creates a deep sense of fear and insecurity among Jamaicans. These high rates of crime set back our economy and places pressure on our communities. Worst of all, it spreads tragedy among our families,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about British ) : “The problem has been with us for a long time, but it is getting worse. Nevertheless, I continue to believe in our capacity and potential as a people to successfully overcome the challenges that we face. It is that indomitable spirit that overthrew British colonialism. It is that indomitable spirit that laid the foundations of our Independence,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “For every decade since Independence, we have had a basic doubling of the rates of murders as measured by murders per 100,000 over the entire period,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:41:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips urged : “I hope despite all the contentiousness that exists that constituencies will recognise that they have an obligation not to ignore this enumeration period that ends on September 30,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips warned : “Who have ears to hear, let them hear,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is particularly scandalous in the context where over $14 billion has been pillaged from public resources because of the corrupt conduct of officials in the Government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “We are not going to end until people are held accountable. We are going to go around the island of Jamaica like how Joshua circled the walls of Jericho, and we will go around it as long as it necessary until the walls of corruption come tumbling down in this country and justice is done by the people of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “What boggles the mind is how all the necessary checks and balances and controls that exist to support good governance have been allowed to collapse within this JLP (Jamaica Labour Party) administration. We need to press for more. We need to understand it so we can strengthen the very structures that were intended to prevent the robbery of the people’s money in the Government of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is particularly scandalous in the context where over 14 billion dollars has been pillaged from public resources because of the corrupt conduct of officials in the Government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 29, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “What boggles the mind is how all the necessary checks and balances and controls that exist to support good governance have been allowed to collapse within this JLP administration. We need to press for more. We need to understand it so we can strengthen the very structures that were intended to prevent the robbery of the people’s money in the Government of Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 29, 2019 3:15:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I have never threatened a single soul in the People's National Party. I have always defended the democratic right of anyone who wants to offer themselves to [do so] and anyone to support who they want,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “We are committed to clean governance and an economic structure which is inclusive of the broad majority of our people – the small entrepreneurs and the workers who are now being described as contract workers when in reality they are full-time workers. That is our mission, ultimately, and we remain committed to it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, July 27, 2019 9:26:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is sad to hear people say that the People’s National Party should not speak against corruption. We may have done wrong in the past, but if we have done wrong, we are sorry for it,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips stated : “If the prime minister does not respond, then we will continue to go into the streets and ask every Jamaican to come out and join us,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We are saying, going forward, we are not going to tolerate any corruption, as the party leader has said that in the government that he will lead, corruption will be something that he will be strong on; and going forward, the party wants to see a better Jamaica that is rid of corruption,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are basically amazed at his silence on the whole issue of corruption … we have not heard him on any of the issues,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 22, 2019 9:54:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The JLP continues to try to paint this picture that everyone is corrupt. It is not true. It is not so,” “They point out supposed misdeeds that occurred in previous administrations, but they don’t point out the corrective action that was taken” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We need to understand how all the systems of control have broken down in Government so comprehensively,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Commission ) : “They are not pointing out the corrective action that was taken such as setting up the Corruption Prevention Commission, such as establishing the Access to Information legislation, such as the firing of guilty people that took place, such as the trials that took place,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “They are seeking to instil in people’s minds the notion that nothing can be done; no better can be done; no better fish, no better barrel. It is a total and absolute lie,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 19, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I will support the state of emergency because the communities want some relief from the immediate terror that they are experiencing,” External link

sunstkitts Thursday, July 18, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I will support the state of emergency because the communities want some relief from the immediate terror that they are experiencing,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “I believe that it is important that we demonstrate to the country that the architecture of integrity works and that the country can have good governance and clean government,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 15, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Our purpose, our passion is to provide the avenue for the upliftment of the marginalised. It is a continuation of the historic mission of the PNP. We intend to continue the assault on the divided Jamaica that exists, divided between ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’, the marginalised and those who enjoy the plenty,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips explained : “We are committed also to a ‘first in the family’ scholarship programme, as the beginning of our return to free tertiary education over time. For every child who is the first in the family to matriculate, a PNP administration which I lead will offer them full scholarship for tertiary education, because it uplifts all families,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “In the small farming communities, 60 per cent of small farmers have no titles. They can’t walk into a financial institution and access benefits, despite having tenure. Many are using the same technology for farming used a century ago. That’s another central area we need to address to unify the society,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “From the very first year, the very first few months, after the Jamaica Labour Party Government came in, they set about to take the people’s resources and use it as their own,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We all can point to a deliberate effort that has been made in our preparations for victory to secure candidates of quality … . We have a range of persons who I think will represent (well), the standard-bearers, who will assist in this general improvement in the attractiveness of the People’s National Party, and it’s a deliberate effort that has been made,” “I would add that, at this point in our electoral cycle, there are only about three seats that are unfilled, which I think is a record, and gives the lie to any notion that there has not been an activist party moving to address the needs of renewal and revival” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, July 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips argued : “We are here today because the country cannot take any more plundering of the resources of Jamaica,” “When we look at the history, we see that from the very first year, the very first few months when the Jamaica Labour Party Government came in, they set about to take the people's resources and use it as their own,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The ineffective responses and in some instances, your silence, as Head of Government have created serious concerns, despair and frustration among citizens, including members of the PNP. This has resulted in the massive protests occurring today,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “We are here this morning because we intend to put a stop to it. We are starting in Half-Way Tree but we are not going to end until we see justice being done. And when I say justice … I want to ensure that the police are given a free hand and there is no interference by the Government in the investigations that are being undertaken,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips alleged ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “If it was an ordinary youth from Jungle or from Tivoli dat dem was arresting for taking government property, dem lock him up in a lock up all now and say dat dem a continue to collect the evidence and yet, when is some 'topanaris' people yuh hear say dem cannot do it,” “I am calling on the Director of Public Prosecutions [and] the High Command of the police to show that there is one law that applies for all people in Jamaica irrespective of who you are,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, July 12, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “When you leave here do so peacefully, don't march walk, don't carry any placards and listen out for the call as to where we are going to demonstrate again,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “In this critical juncture in which we find ourselves, Jamaica is in need of a unified, focused, competent People’s National Party. I believe I offer that leadership, that ability to unite, that vision that is the authentic PNP through to its historic visions,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:03:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “I think that without a doubt, the need for a transformation internally is well established, and I’ve never hidden it. That’s why we engaged in the discussions about our philosophy, our principles. That is why we had the covenant discussions because I feel and we feel that the People’s National Party has been about a philosophical commitment to a particular vision of Jamaican society, to a particular culture, about our relations with each other, to a particular view of governance and the significance of integrity, etc. and we consider political education to be a particular part of that transformation, and I don’t think this is a secret that the party has inadequately focused on these tasks,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 10, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Andrew South ) : “We are very concerned that even while there is a South St Andrew state of emergency, Clarendon is being gripped with criminality,” “The People’s National Party is still waiting to have a national stakeholders meeting. That has not happened yet” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, July 8, 2019 9:37:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “When I'm elected prime minister, I will fix the educational system, end squatting, root out corruption..” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “As far as the PNP is concerned, there can be no more delay in getting this discussion on the way to address this most urgent matter because the incidents of murders, shootings, robbery, and aggravated assault, and crimes against children are rising and affecting several communities,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The situation requires a comprehensive strategy which must incorporate the views of civil society and other critical stakeholders,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, July 3, 2019 8:55:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips declared : “Our strategy is to hold the 29 seats that we have and go for at least an additional 10 seats,” “We are going to organise seat by seat, community by community, lane by lane, house by house, voter by voter to engage the citizens in the target seats to vote for the People's National Party” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Nuff things a gwaan, and the PNP is on the road to victory. Dancing couldn’t take us so far down this road. It’s real work that will count. We have more work to do, and we will get the job done,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, June 30, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “Our strategy is to hold the 29 seats that we have and go for at least an additional 10 seats. We are going to organise seat by seat, community by community, lane by lane, house by house, voter by voter to engage the citizens in the target seats to vote for the People's National Party,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “This is how we build the foundation for victory. And them seh nothing nah gwaan... Over the last two years, I have led the charge, re-establishing partnerships so that the PNP can take its rightful place among the progressive parties on the global stage,” External link

jamaicaobserver Saturday, June 29, 2019 2:23:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips told : “For all the years that I have been part of this party and served this party, I have been guided by an essential principle that is at the foundation of the movement. We exist only to defend and serve the interest and needs of the people. I have had my triumphs and I have had my disappointment over these years. I have taken posts that I never wanted, but I have always answered the call and I never left, no matter how disappointed I was. I always served this party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “Our strategy is simple: Hold the 29 seats that we have now, put teams in place where we have to, and take over and win an additional 10 seats were the Labour Party is vulnerable,” “It is not pretty picture organise this thing. It is work, work on the ground, street by street, lane by lane, community by community, house by house, voter by voter, to bring out the voters for the People’s National Party,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 28, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We have to catch up with the rest of the world,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, June 28, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips told : "Matters relating to strengthening constituency organisations and developing a national political strategy, on which we have embarked, are being sidelined," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips told : "Members of the party's leadership, instead of focusing on seats where the JLP is vulnerable, as they should be doing at this point in the national electoral cycle, are instead concentrating their efforts on this internal leadership contest," External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:35:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips stated : “It is like a cancer. When you cut it out, it is painful, but leaving it there will certainly kill you,” “Leaving the drug trade and the druggists to continue will definitely kill Jamaica and its way of life as we know it” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 21, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “We were, however, to be pleasantly surprised that Edward Seaga had become not one committed to overreach, but had become a guardian of the parliamentary democracy which he himself had laboured to construct,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : "In response to the demands of thousands of Comrades at all levels of the party and the demands of citizens across the length and breadth of Jamaica who have asked that I accept your nomination to lead this process of renewal, my answer is a resounding yes," External link

jamaica-star Monday, June 17, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It reflects a pattern that has disturbing implications for governance and for our country's fight against corruption,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “This is a government agency that the prime minister himself oversees, that has taken steps to prevent an investigation by the State, in relation to large-scale corruption involving millions of taxpayers' money. This is scandalous, and every well-thinking Jamaica must be outraged that this is happening in our country,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 8:20:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It is also reported that CMU officials have used threats and intimidation to discourage several persons from talking to investigators. If these allegations are true, they amount to obstruction of justice and they must not be allowed to take root into our public affairs,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It reflects a pattern that has disturbing implications for governance and for our country's fight against corruption,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:09:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The CMU, which is an agency of the Ministry of Education, for which the Prime Minister has direct responsibility, is a public body and any effort to thwart the investigations must be immediately stopped as the government cannot appear to be involved in a cover-up,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, June 12, 2019 10:13:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Catherine Parish ) : “He will be missed by the entire party, especially the Comrades in St Catherine and Portland, where he settled and became a banana farmer after his retirement,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 10, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The democratic tradition of the PNP remains vibrant and must ultimately be seen as an indication that comrades at all levels remain passionate about the party” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “Our paramount consideration must be to provide the Jamaican people with a strong and effective alternative to an out of control JLP government which has unleashed unprecedented scales of corruption on the Jamaican landscape,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, June 10, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I am glad for the expressed support of the delegates, Parliamentary and leadership groups as well as Jamaicans from all walks of life and I want to assure them that I will not allow this challenge to endanger the viability of the PNP or its commitment to the Jamaican people to provide alternative leadership and effective governance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, June 10, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Catherine Parish ) : “He will be missed by the entire party, especially the comrades in St Catherine and Portland where he settled and became a banana farmer after his retirement,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, June 9, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The problem of liveable income is a major problem in this country. It is also manifested in the fact that the contract work phenomenon is spreading widely. It is estimated that in the tourism sector alone, up to 40 per cent of the workers in some hotels are described as contract workers,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, June 7, 2019 9:04:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “His contribution will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family, friends and colleagues,” External link

jamaicaobserver Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:46:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “I want to appeal to you with every ounce of energy that I have to reach out to your Comrades, who have strayed, who have been disappointed for one reason or the other,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “The urgency of the time requires that they step up or they will lose their country to corruption,” “Tell them that we have a distinguished educator (Dr Walton Small) in South St James and that he is committed to the programme of the People’s National Party, which is going to abolish first-class and second-class education in Jamaica” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “We are going to wipe out this foolishness of children travelling 100 miles a day because the schools next door to them don’t give quality education. We are going to mobilise all the retired teachers, all the people who can contribute to a school, to ensure that we abolish educational apartheid once and for all in Jamaica,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, May 30, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “Long after his retirement from political life, Mr Seaga devoted his time to research and engaged the public through regular newspaper commentary and a book which will serve generations to come. [He was] never afraid of the limelight nor shed away from controversy in the national discourse. He was undaunted in defending his ideas even in the face of strong opposition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added ( about Jamaica Labour ) : “On behalf of the People's National Party and on my own personal behalf, I express condolence to his wife Carla, his children and other family members, his colleagues in politics, sports, music, research, and education and his many friends across the length and breadth of Jamaica. We did not always agree on issues, but his contribution to Jamaica and his love for the people and the culture of Jamaica cannot be questioned,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “For close to sixty years, Mr Seaga was a gigantic and powerful presence, having started out as an anthropologist, he made his commitment to representational politics and became the first Member of Parliament to serve more than one term in Western Kingston, a seat he represented for a record 43 years, from 1962 until his retirement in 2005,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Edward Seaga ) : “Over the years, Mr Seaga never lost his love for, and close attachment to Jamaican music and the religious culture. He was, without doubt, a forerunner in the development of Jamaican music,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said ( about Tivoli Gardens ) : “In Tivoli Gardens, he can be credited for establishing an alternative vision of urban lifestyle for Jamaica's poor,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “Never afraid of the lime light nor shying away from controversy in the national discourse, he was undaunted in defending his ideas even in the face of strong opposition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips added : “He sustained many friendships across political lines and was instrumental in stirring very significant discussions in economics, politics and many other subjects. We exchanged many views over the years and he was always ready to share his experience as Minister of Finance,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “On behalf of the People's National Party and on my own personal behalf, I express condolences to his wife Carla, his children and other family members, his colleagues in politics, sports, music, research and education and his many friends across the length and breadth of Jamaica. We did not always agree on issues, but his contribution to Jamaica and his love for the people and the culture of Jamaica cannot be questioned,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “It embodies the value of self-reliance on the part of communities that people can do, and should do to help themselves and build up their communities, whether it is a school community or it is a residential community, or just some part of an urban area or a rural area. We need to recognise that we as citizens hold the future in our hands. It also embodies the sense of civic responsibility without which no nation can be properly built; and it embodies the spirit of volunteerism, which many times people ignore but which should never be forgotten,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, May 27, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips said : “A nation does not just consist of Government and Parliament and parties; a country involves a share commitment of all the people to build the country together and that is what Labour Day in this way symbolises,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, May 24, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips says : “I was very stubborn – still am. I knew what I wanted to do, but I also knew I needed to be a good boy and play the game. If you win, you get to make up your own rules” External link

watoday Friday, May 17, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips says : “I was very stubborn – still am. I knew what I wanted to do, but I also knew I needed to be a good boy and play the game. If you win, you get to make up your own rules” External link

smh Friday, May 17, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Peter Phillips charged : “The fact that after one year of that state of emergency, the rate of murders has reached this level again is not so much an indication of the need for a continuing state of emergency, as much as it is an indication that we effectively failed in the period when there was a state of emergency to put the necessary arrangement in place,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader0.62%EN11/18/201718/11/2017
author0.21%EN11/15/201715/11/2017
president0.62%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
director of u.s. firm0.21%EN09/22/201722/09/2017
officer0.21%EN05/02/201702/05/2017
former finance minister2.26%EN04/06/201706/04/2017
minister of finance5.56%EN04/03/201703/04/2017
former minister of finance0.62%EN04/03/201703/04/2017
finance minister36.83%EN03/23/201723/03/2017
minister1.44%EN03/23/201723/03/2017
national security minister0.21%EN03/12/201712/03/2017
security minister0.21%EN03/12/201712/03/2017
prosecutor0.41%EN02/17/201717/02/2017
economist0.41%EN02/07/201707/02/2017
member0.82%EN11/10/201610/11/2016
director1.23%EN11/06/201606/11/2016
chairman of the committee0.21%EN10/12/201612/10/2016
observer0.21%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
artist0.21%EN08/10/201610/08/2016
directeur0.82%FR08/08/201608/08/2016
challenger0.41%EN07/18/201618/07/2016
committee chairman0.21%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
colleague0.21%EN07/03/201603/07/2016
mp0.21%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
vice-president0.41%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
professor0.21%EN06/15/201615/06/2016
queen1.65%EN06/12/201612/06/2016
general manager0.62%EN06/02/201602/06/2016
shadow finance minister0.21%EN05/30/201630/05/2016
spokesman0.62%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Peter PhillipsEN52.91%
Peter PhillipsFR3.75%
Peter PhillipsPT3.21%
Peter PhillipsET2.98%
Peter PhillipsES2.98%
Peter PhillipsFI2.98%
Peter PhillipsIT2.98%
Peter PhillipsNL2.98%
Peter PhillipsNO2.98%
Peter PhillipsSV2.98%
Peter PhillipsPL2.98%
Peter PhillipsEU2.98%
Peter PhillipsTR2.98%
Peter PhillipsDE2.98%
Peter PhilipsEN2.83%
Питер ФилипсRU1.99%
Peter PhilipsFR1.15%
Peter PhilipsES0.76%
Peter PhilipsPT0.31%
Peter PhillipsSA0.23%
Peter PhillipsRO0.08%
피터 필립스KO0.00%
ピーター・フィリップスJA0.00%
彼得·菲利浦斯ZH0.00%


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Patricia Allen stated ( about Peter Phillips ) : “It was good to have Dr Phillips and his team here today. The school received $100,000, which will go towards ensuring that those persons who are not able, the physically challenged, will be able to access our buildings,” “For some time now we have been struggling to find funds to build ramps so that all our buildings are accessible, and here is a good chunk to go towards that project” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, November 11, 2019 9:59:00 AM EAT

Horace Chan said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Dr Phillips’ call shows a lack of understanding of the current anti-corruption framework and the modern tenets of good governance, which requires politicians to not interfere with independent investigations” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Julia Robinson said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “He (Phillips) had not given him (Holness) any commitment as to the support from the Opposition,” External link

jamaicaobserver Friday, October 4, 2019 9:06:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “That is not on the table now at all, we have had the contest and the delegates have spoken. We accept that and now we move forward under the leadership of Dr Peter Phillips to the next general election,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Monday, September 23, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Marc Douglas said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Phillips lacks appeal to the younger voters. He seems to have a challenge communicating his vision for the country and almost half the delegates have given him a vote of no-confidence,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Obviously this is not the result that we had hoped for, but the fact that the winner won by 51 per cent shows that there was a legitimate need for a challenge. I want to start by congratulating Dr Phillips and his team on their victory, and all of us will respect the decision of the delegates,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Julia Robinson insisted ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Until the delegates vote, he (Phillips) is still the leader,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Raymond Price argued ( about Peter Phillips ) : “What Dr Peter Phillips was able to do, many people said that he secured an IMF agreement and he passed the tests, while those were true, what he really did was to convince the international financial sector — the IMF, the World Bank and the IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) — to accept an approach, never prior to then attempted and certainly not with a small island developing state,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:50:00 AM EAT

Jennifer Edwards said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “I am standing with Dr Peter Phillips because he is our leader and the prime minister that Jamaica needs now. He is a man of the highest integrity and one we all can trust,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Friday, August 9, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Damion Crawford said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Dr Phillips is a battle-tested leader who is the architect of the new Jamaica that is possible now and the rock on which all that is now being celebrated was built,” External link

jamaicaobserver Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting declared ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Dr Phillips has made an outstanding contribution to the party and the country in the various positions in which he has served over the past three decades. However, since becoming president, he has not implemented a single transformational initiative within the party and is just not seen as the right person for this time. There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups, including party membership and supporters, civil society, and private sector leadership that the PNP under Dr Peter Phillips's leadership cannot defeat the JLP in a general election,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 30, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Since becoming president, he [Dr Phillips], has not implemented a single transformational initiative within the party, and is just not seen as the right person for this time” External link

stabroeknews Friday, July 26, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups, including party membership and supporters, civil society, and private sector leadership that the PNP under Dr Peter Phillips’s leadership cannot defeat the JLP [Jamaica Labour Party] in a general election,” External link

stabroeknews Friday, July 26, 2019 3:10:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Since becoming president, he [Dr Phillips], has not implemented a single transformational initiative within the party, and is just not seen as the right person for this time” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Damion Crawford ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Peter Phillips role is the goalkeeper. Me & Hemmings & Vaz we a di striker!” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, July 7, 2019 9:05:00 PM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “The word is love. We are on the same side. We are in a contest now and in that contest we are opponents, but in the bigger contest we are colleagues, and I only have the best regards towards Dr Phillips. There is absolutely going to be no disrespect and no personal attacks, or anything of the sort in our campaign,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, July 2, 2019 8:19:00 AM EAT

Anthony Hilton said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “Comrade Peter Phillips proved the best person to lead the transition of the Jamaican economy to its current growth path. It is equally true that he is best placed to lead the complex task of transitioning the party in a period of change and uncertainty,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Tuesday, June 25, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Peter Bunting argued ( about Peter Phillips ) : “There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups, including party membership and supporters, civil society, and private sector leadership that the PNP, under Dr Peter Phillips's leadership, cannot defeat the JLP in a general election. This will have negative consequences for voter support, organisational energy, and party/campaign funding,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, June 17, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Peter Bunting said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "There is also a growing acceptance/resignation in the general public and amongst various stakeholder groups including Party membership and supporters, civil society and private sector leadership, that the PNP under Dr. Peter Phillips’ leadership cannot defeat the JLP in a general election," External link

jamaica-star Monday, June 17, 2019 8:51:00 AM EAT

Damion Crawford told ( about Peter Phillips ) : “I think Peter Phillips brings to the party what is necessary; he understands the issues. There is no doubt that mistakes have been made in the past by Government and the PNP, but because of Peter Phillips's experience he can show us the mistakes that were made and ensure that they don't happen again,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Damion Crawford said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “The responsibility of a leader is to make sure we don't lose; he is the goalkeeper. We know Peter [Phillips] is old, but with all his age he has never been accused of being a thief,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Lisa Hanna said ( about Peter Phillips ) : “I stated my position and I support Comrade Peter Phillips and that hasn't changed,” External link

jamaicaobserver Tuesday, June 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Penny Junor said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "We knew nothing about Zara or Peter Phillips when they growing up because they were ordinary children going to ordinary schools and were not being treated in any special way," External link

heraldsun Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Penny Junor said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "We knew nothing about Zara or Peter Phillips when they growing up because they were ordinary children going to ordinary schools and were not being treated in any special way," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:26:00 AM EAT

Penny Junor said ( about Peter Phillips ) : "We knew nothing about Zara or Peter Phillips when they growing up because they were ordinary children going to ordinary schools and were not being treated in any special way," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT