There are calls for a debating package involving the Presidential and Prime Ministerial candidatesUK High Commissioner, James Gregory Quinnof the major political parties.Yesterday, High Commissioner of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland to Guyana, James Gregory Quinn, stated that presidential debates should go ahead regardless.As he addressed members of the media at his Bel Air Gardens,Maillot Psg Pas Cher
, Georgetown residence, Quinn said that electioneering debates as an ideal opportunity for both presidential candidates to lay out to the populace, why they should vote for them.The UK High Commissioner said,James Rodriguez Trikot Damen
, “Everybody has agreed that what we want to see is a free and fair election where everybody gets to cast their vote where they want to vote.“One of the ways in which we do that is to ensure that everybody gets the information that they have, and that is through equal access to the media.”He added that one of the other ways of doing this is through Presidential debates,Maillot Psg 2018/19
, which he described as an ideal opportunity for both presidential candidates to lay out to the people, why the public should vote for them.There have been calls for?Presidential and Prime Ministerial candidates of the leading political parties, A Partnership for National Unity plus Alliance for Change (APNU+AFC), and the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) to stand on a public platform and debate.The PPP/C and the APNU+AFC coalition had agreed to participate in Presidential debates organized by the Private Sector Commission (PSC). When APNU+ AFC met with the PSC, it expressed that it sees it apt to also hold Prime Ministerial debates.The coalition also stated that it would not participate in any debate unless it comes as a package deal involving both Presidential and Prime Ministerial debates.On Sunday, PPP/C issued a statement to the effect that it would not allow its Prime Ministerial Candidate, Elisabeth Harper, to be involved in a political debate against APNU+AFC PM Candidate,Fc Bayern M?nchen Fanshop
, Moses Nagamootoo. The Party expressed fear that Harper would be subjected to ‘disrespect.’It paid no consideration to the fact that the PPP has been insulting and disrespecting Nagamootoo at the drop of a hat. The insults have come from the various political platforms, the press statements and at the press conferences.The PPP/C had noted that while it has accepted the invitation for a public Presidential debate from the PSC,Neues Bayern Trikot 2018/19
, their decision to not entertain the Harper-Nagamootoo debate is final.The PPP said that Ramotar stands ready for a debate but Harper is out of the question. However, APNU+AFC has made its position clear on the matter that it must have double or nothing ; Harper versus Nagamootoo and Ramotar versus APNU+AFC’s Presidential Candidate, David Granger.While Quinn said that there have been questions where there should be a Prime Ministerial debate, “(It) is very clear that the Presidential debate should go ahead regardless.”He explained that the Presidential debate is of huge value for all: both the parties and the population.The UK envoy explained that such an activity would allow voters to consider what are the propositions of both parties if elected. This,Nouveau Maillot Psg 2018/19
, he said, would enable voters to make a decision.“The benefit of course of the presidential debate is the way it is being set up, it would be seen and carried by everyone, so both sides would have an equal opportunity to get their message across,” Quinn said.