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PM to Former Leader: Take Your Own Advice

Prime Minister Philip Davis hitting back at a former prime minister who suggested government should tax the rich to help the poor.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Philip Davis is hitting back at Former Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, who recently suggested government impose taxes on the rich to help the poor.

Berthony McDermott reports the Prime Minister is saying Dr. Minnis should take his own advice.



 

On Wednesday Former Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis insisted the government isn’t working effectively to combat inflation.

Asked about the issue ahead of this week’s parliamentary session, Dr. Minnis suggested the Davis administration tax the rich to help the poor.

Now the Prime Minister is reminiscing on decisions Dr. Minnis made while in office that didn’t favor the less fortunate.

His comments come as residents have been expressing concern about the rapidly increasing cost of living and after Works Minister Alfred Sears said power bills could increase.

In fact today, Bahamas Petroleum Retailers Association Vice President Vasco Bastian said he expects gas to increase to $6.43 at Esso.

Davis reiterated that his government has a plan to fight inflation he says will be revealed next week.

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