ExCo Decisions. We have over the years repeatedly asked the Chief Minister to open up the decisions of the Executive Council to fresh air and sunlight. We suggested that it was not appropriate for decisions of cabinet to be concealed from the public. Practically every other
Instead, the Hon Osbourne Fleming, our Chief Minister, has chosen to imitate the strategy of previous Chief Minister, Hubert Hughes. Each week for the last couple of months, he has been holding a Chief Minister’s Press Conference on Tuesdays to which members of the
At these press conferences, not one of the ministers says a word about any decision taken by ExCo at its previous meeting. The Chief Minister uses the occasion to enlist the press in making him and his ministers look good. He, and a few invited ministers, speak about their great concern and love for
That is not what we asked for.
No good governance.