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JLP looking into Warmington-Lisa incident

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2016 | 1:35 PM
Lisa Hanna (left) and Everald Warmington. Warmington referred to Hanna as a Jezebel during a sitting of the House of Representatives.

The chairman of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Senator Robert Montague, says the party is reviewing the incident involving St Catherine South West Member of Parliament, Everald Warmington, in the Lower House on Tuesday.

During the sitting, Warmington called government minister Lisa Hanna a Jezebel.

READ: Warmington calls Lisa Hanna Jezebel, forced to withdraw comment

The term is used to describe a wicked and conniving woman.

Warmington subsequently withdrew the comment.

However, the South West St Catherine MP has faced strong criticism over his conduct with calls being made for him to be suspended from the House.

READ: Lisa Hanna calls for Warmington to be disciplined after MP calls her 'Jezebel'

The JLP chairman says the party must first investigate the matter before commenting or taking any action.

 

JLP Chairman, Senator Robert Montague

Warmington has been the subject of much criticisms over the years for his conduct inside and outside the Parliament.