Not mutiny, says ex PRO

A former public relations officer of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT), who has led the way into forcing a no-confidence motion against president Sean Spencer, is hoping a special general meeting of the union can be fast-tracked.

Dwayne Goddard wants the special meeting convened quickly and well within the alloted 28 days under the BUT’s constitution, after a necessary 20 signatures were handed over on Wednesday to general secretary Herbert Gittens.

The letter, accompanied by the signatures, requested the no-confidence motion be placed on the special meeting’s agenda as a matter of urgency.

Yesterday, Goddard said the intention was not to start a mutiny within the BUT, but to force the Spencer-led executive to realise that the membership actually ran the organisation, and its executive should be guiding policies brought about by them.