Le Hunte: Professional conflict on policy behind resignation

Public Utilities Minister Robert Le Hunte has confirmed that his resignation from Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s led administration was a result of professional conflict on policy positions.

In a letter dated May 17, sent to Guardian Media via Whatsapp by Le Hunte at 3.20 pm today, he confirmed that on May 15, his letter of resignation as Minister of Public Utilities was sent to Rowley.

“My resignation was as a result of professional conflict on policy positions. In these circumstances, I gave our Prime Minister the opportunity to proceed in a manner which allows the Government to achieve its objectives,” the message said.

Le Hunte said his letter was accepted by Rowley on May 16.

“I remain committed to the People’s National Movement and continue to serve as party vice chairman,” Le Hunte stated.