PNP General Secretary Paul Burke is denying that Raymond Pryce has been “stripped” of his post as Deputy General Secretary.

In a statement this afternoon, Mr. Burke said he’s been moved to clear the air following reports in the media.

Burke says Pryce is a committed member and Officer of the Party and continues to serve diligently as Deputy General Secretary..

Additionally, Mr. Burke says the PNP has not formally signed off on a candidate for North East St Elizabeth.

Print and electronic media reports had indicated that the PNP had settled on Evon Redman to contest the seat following the withdrawal of Raymond Pryce.