Senator Toni Moore, the Barbados Workers Union General Secretary will be the Barbados Labour Party’s candidate for St George North in the upcoming By-election.
The announcement was made moments ago by Prime Minister Mia Mottley at BLP’s headquarters.
Senator Moore said she was humbled by being selected and thanked Prime Minister Mottley.
She also stated that her decision had been endorsed by the BWU Executive Council by a large majority and made it clear she was not leaving the union.
She admitted some union members might be uncomfortable with the decision but said she was able to handle any negative reaction.