While entertaining questions during Tuesday, 8th February, 2011’s edition of his radio programme, “Ask the PM”, Dr. Douglas was informed of rumours which suggest that “certain ministers” of Cabinet have given him an ultimatum to relinquish leadership of the party. The caller also explained that the rumours suggest that Dr. Douglas had assented to the ultimatum.
“No minister within my Cabinet has ever given me any ultimatum with regard to my continuing service to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis,” Dr. Douglas responded and confidently continued, “None has and I do not think any ever will because the process with regard to my continuation is determined not only in terms by the Constitution of St. Kitts and Nevis but also by the constitution of our great party, the St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party. So there is no truth in that whatsoever.”
Dr. Douglas mentioned that he has caught wind of much “loose talk” concerning his service to the people but indicated that this by no means deters him from performing his duties.
“There has been alot of wild and loose talk out there about my service. My service is determined by God first and then the people of St. Kitts and Nevis after. I am not in anyway deterred from my mission that has been given to me, a focussed mission. There has been talk, there will continue to be talk, but as I said I am not in anyway deterred by the loose unnecessary talk that is out there,” the Prime Minister expressed.