terça-feira, 7 de dezembro de 2010

B.C. Green Party leader Jane Sterk's statement on Carole James's resignation

 B.C. Green Party leader Jane Sterk's statement on Carole James's resignation
B.C. Green Party leader Jane Sterk released today (December 6) the following statement on Carole James’s resignation as leader of the NDP: New leaders won’t fundamentally change the problems that stem from political parties demanding strict loyalty from their members.
The Green Party of BC would like to express our thanks to Carole James for her years of public service. Carole is a victim of the negative side of partisan politics. James and the executive of the BC NDP tried for three months to silence dissent amongst her caucus by demanding absolute loyalty to the leader and the party.
Once the questions about her leadership were aired in public and 40% of her caucus would not support her continued leadership, it was inconceivable that James could stay in her role even though 84% of the party’s provincial council supported her.
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