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Cox resigns as PLP leader

Paula Cox has officially resigned as the Leader of the Progressive Labour Party, it was announced this morning.

A brief statement from the PLP said: “"The Progressive Labour Party can confirm that Paula Cox, has tendered her resignation as Party Leader effective immediately.

“In the interim, the Hon. Derrick Burgess will serve as Acting Party Leader.

“We thank Ms. Cox for her unwavering commitment, service and dedication to our country and Party."

Ms Cox lost her seat last night, defeated by Glen Smith of the OBA.

Paula Cox addresses PLP supporters after the election last night.

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Published December 18, 2012 at 12:52 pm (Updated December 18, 2012 at 12:52 pm)

Cox resigns as PLP leader

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