It is often said that the DLP created the “middle class” in Barbados. Some of the Party’s major accomplishments are:
1.)The introduction of free secondary education in 1962.
2.)The opening of a campus of the University of the West Indies in 1963.
3.)Establishment of the National Insurance Scheme
4.)Passing of the Employment of Women (Maternity Leave) Act.
5.)Building of low income housing and establishment of the National Housing Corporation.
6.)Development of the tourism and manufacturing sectors.
7.)The modernization of healthcare.
8.)Establishment of the Central Bank.
9.)Construction of the National Stadium.
10.)Establishment of the Barbados Community College, Samuel Jackson Polytechnic and the Hotel School.
11.)Establishment of the Barbados Community College, Samuel Jackson Polytechnic and the Hotel School.