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PNP to engage public as it assesses election defeat

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2016 | 3:17 AM
PNP president Portia Simpson Miller greets campaign director Dr Peter Phillips on arrival at the party's Kingston-based headquarters on the night of the general election.

The People's National Party will be asking members of the public to share the reasons they believe the party was defeated in the February 25 polls.

The party says its Appraisal Committee will host focus group sessions and town hall meetings.

The eleven member committee, which had its first meeting yesterday,  has been set up to assess the party's defeat in the recently held general election.

It is headed by Member of Parliament for St Andrew South Eastern, Julian Robinson. 

Former Justice Minister Mark Golding, Mayor of May Pen Scean Barnswell and President of the PNP Youth organisation Andrae Blair also sit ion the committee. 

The Committee has established social media pages on  popular platforms Twitter, Facebook and Instagram under the name PNPAppraisal2016.

An interim report is expected from within thirty days and a final report by the end of April.