In a statement today C.O.P. Acting Political Leader, Dr Lincoln Douglas, noted that Mr. Robinson served this nation at every level of public representation, up to the Head of State, with distinction.
Dr Douglas said Mr Robinson record in politics is one of innovation, deep devotion to duty and selflessness in the service and defence our democracy.
The C.O.P. said Mr Robinson championed the cause of re-engineering the relationship between Tobago and Trinidad.
It added he boldly and bravely stood up to those who threatened our democratic institutions and system in 1990 at great personal sacrifice.