Heavy speculation has surrounded one of the territory’s newest political organisations which, according to reports, is under the leadership of the Minister of Health in the Smith administration, Ronnie Skelton.
While news about the party is few and far between, one of the things that can be confirmed is the name of the up-and-coming organisation — the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).
BVI News can also confirm that PVIM has 25 founding members to include the Skeltons and the Turnbulls.
Up to recently, the party had already procured 10 candidates to contest the next General Elections which are constitutionally due by the summer of 2019.
Those 10 members currently consist of seven males and three females. Inside party sources have told BVI News that roughly six have never held political office.
Though there is no official word yet on whether Skelton is indeed Chairman of the PVIM, sources within the party, BVI News understands, have supported Skelton as their prefered leader.
PVIM is expected to officially launch soon.
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