The UNC yesterday grabbed the Arima Central district away from the PNM in the local government bye-elections. UNC Party leader, Kamla Persad Bissessar says the result has left her party strengthened.
The Opposition leader is calling once again for Local Government Reform on the heels of their victory.
Besides snatching Arima away from the ruling party, the UNC also retained the Cunupia and Hindustan/St Mary’s districts.
Persad-Bissessar, speaking to supporters last night, said the bye-election results would help the UNC go into the House of Representatives “fortified and strengthened” to debate a no-confidence motion against National Security Minister Stuart Young.