31 Jan 2011

PM's office in Solomon Islands accuses opposition of scare tactics

11:19 am on 31 January 2011

The Prime Minister's office in Solomon Islands has accused the deputy opposition leader of using cheap political scare tactics.

In a statement' Danny Philip's office said the opposition's trying to topple the government using issues which are misguided, untruthful and confusing.

Five ministers crossed the floor last week, leading to opposition calls for parliament to be recalled to deal with a vote of no confidence.

The prime minister has called on the oppposition to explain its recent attacks on the government.