Many may think Brian Manning’s journey into active politics was inevitable given the massive footprint his father, the late Prime Minister Patrick Manning has left on Trinidad & Tobago.
Brian Manning is contesting the seat held by his late father for decades.
He sat down for a wide ranging interview on Power 102’s Power Breakfast Show.
When asked about the recent statement by Leader of the Opposition Kamla Persad Bissessar comparing the issues related to nationals wanting to return home and facing challenges, to slavery and indentureship, Brian Manning said the statement needs to be withdrawn and said it angered him:
He also dispelled statements suggesting that sunlight contributed to managing covid-treatment and infection. He also touched on the issue of transfers and subsidies in the T&T economy, saying that there are so many so called ‘independent economists’ who suggest that the country provide a ‘wage subsidy’ saying that its totally unsustainable:
Manning said he’s ready to work toward the continued development of Trinidad and Tobago and is committed to local government reform, helping to create the digital economy and sustainable jobs.