Barbados: a blank cheque on the Constitution?
(Mia Mottley’s ambitions to change the Barbados constitution draw attention in Australia!)
Written by Professor David Flint AM Tuesday, 04 December 2007 Article
“It is interesting to see the devious manoeuvres some politicians will indulge in to get what they want. A constitution is the basic law of a country; in a democracy it is the way in which the people have agreed to be governed. You would think, then, that a government would always be open and transparent with the opposition, the media and above all with the people concerning any proposal which it has to change the Constitution.”
Editor: Is Australia having the same problem as Barbados?