In 2011, he took a leave of absence from Hart Muirhead Fatta, the firm of which he has been a partner since 1993, to assume his appointment as Minister of Justice. Digicel Cable -13 Senator Sophia Fraser Binns The two were part of the leadership of the campaign team of defeated presidential candidate Peter Bunting in the September 7 race against incumbent Dr Peter Phillips. The Shadow Cabinet of Jamaica (usually known simply as The Shadow Cabinet) is, in the Westminster system of government in traditional constitutional theory, an alternative to the cabinet who scrutinise their corresponding Cabinet of Jamaica ministers, develop alternative policies, and hold the Government to account for its actions and responses. All Rights Reserved. Senator Sophia Fraser Binns - Land, Environment and Climate Change, 16. Shadow Minister for Business and Consumers. Dwayne Vaz (Youth and Entertainment) & Deputy Leader of Opposition Business in the House, Patricia Duncan Sutherland Dr. Peter Phillips Senator Gabriela Morris - Youth and Sports, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, "The Opposition - Jamaica Information Service", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Shadow_Cabinet_of_Jamaica&oldid=1000758736, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 January 2021, at 15:50. Industry, Competitiveness and Global Logistics, Ewan Stephenson Previous Shadow Ministry (10 February 2020 – 24 August 2020) Previous Shadow Ministry (2 June 2019 – 10 February 2020) Previous Shadow Ministry (18 February 2019 – 2 June 2019) Previous Shadow Ministry (21 August 2018 – 18 February 2019) Previous Shadow Ministry (28 June 2018 - … Julian Robinson, Land and Housing Oliver Mair and Mia Mottley are CNW’s 2020 Persons of the Year. And with it, prosperity remains an illusion for most Jamaicans. Social Transformation, Community Development and Culture. The Shadow Minister is again calling for the government to impose greater restrictions on travel from countries that have confirmed the presence of the variant coronavirus. Dr Horace Anthony Chang – Deputy Prime Minister and National Security 3. Campbell was the Opposition spokesperson on health and Brown Burke, the shadow minister for local government. 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In late December 2020, Dr Guy issued an appeal to the government to widen its travel restrictions to a handful of countries that had confirmed cases of new variant coronavirus. Shadow Minister of National Security Fitz Jackson said without a proper plan, families and communities cannot be assured that their safety is a priority for the Government. Mark Malabver ... the shadow Minister, asks about the Windrush scheme. Monday, September 21, 2020 KINGSTON, Jamaica — The People's National Party today revealed its interim shadow cabinet. Senator Dr. Floyd Morris - Labour, Social Security and Special Abilities, 19. The current composition of the Shadow Cabinet of Jamaica was chosen by Leader of the Opposition (Jamaica),Mark Golding on December 3, 2020 following his ascension as President of the People's National Party succeeding Peter Phillips Meetings can be viewed below on Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ) : Flow cable - 113. The Honourable Audley Shaw CD, MP. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce. Since February 2016, the People's National Party has been Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition in Jamaica, and its leadership therefore forms the current Shadow Cabinet. View Profile. Dr Angela Brown Burke, MP - Deputy Leader of Opposition Business in the House; Education and Training, 8. The Cabinet of the Government of Jamaica is the ultimate decision-making body of the executive within the Westminster system of government in traditional constitutional theory. Dr Fenton Ferguson, Labour, Social Security and Special Abilities The new team includes a number of fresh faces. Agriculture and Rural Development. IMPORTANT. Oliver Mair, who is Jamaican Consul General to the Southern United States, and Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, have shown exemplary courage or made significant achievements over the course of the year. Shadow Minister for Science, Research & Digital (Joint with Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) Matthew Pennycook . Hugh Graham, MP - Commerce, Science and Technology, 17. Campbell was the Opposition spokesperson on health and Brown Burke, the shadow minister for local government. Minister of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Prime Minister of Jamaica. Phillips this afternoon announced the 19-portfolio shadow cabinet. Lothan Cousins, MP - Water and Agriculture, 14. The Cabinet of Jamaica is the principal instrument of government policy. Senator Dr Floyd Morris (Social Security and Special Abilities), Science, Technology and Information KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 16, 2020: Dr Morais Guy, M.P., Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness says Health Minister, Dr Christopher Tufton, M.P., erred Read More → 1 2 3 … 5 Next » “Further delay will only cause untold hardship to the pensioners who would have gone two months without receiving a payment,” the shadow minister said. Senator Donna Scott Mottley, Education and Training Dr Morais Guy, MP - Health and Wellness, 11. The swearing in ceremony for Ministers of State will be held on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 3 p.m. at the same venue. Drs Dayton Campbell and Angela Brown Burke have been axed from the Opposition's Council of Spokespersons. Pearnel Charles Jr. (2nd R) and Acting Executive Director, Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo. In the year ending June 2020, there were 5,208 enforced returns, of which 2,630, or over half, were to European Union countries, and only 33 out of over 5,000 were to Jamaica—less than 1%. Denise Daley, MP - Local Government and Community Development, 15. CABINET MINISTERS 1. Noel Arscott, the spokesperson on community development and social transformation and Ronald Thwaites, the shadow minister on education are also out. Note: Full Government listing will be updated soon. New additions to the Shadow Cabinet include Fitz Jackson who will take on the responsibility for National Security, Dr Angela Brown Burke who will shadow Local Government, Lisa Hanna who will speak on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and Damion Crawford, who will be the spokesman for Youth and Culture. It is now one of the country's main two political parties, and is considered more to the left than its main rival the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). Noel Arscott, the spokesperson on community development and social transformation and Ronald Thwaites, the shadow minister on education are also out. Virtual Town Hall Meeting - Joint Select Committee to consider and report on the Bill shortly entitled "The National Identification and Registration Act, 2020" at 5:30 p.m. While its name might suggest that it is a social democratic party (as is the case for "Labour" parties in several other Commonwealth realms such as Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom), the JLP is actually a conservative party. The Shadow Cabinet or Shadow Ministry is a feature of the Westminster system of government. Members of Parliament of Jamaica Prime Minister, the Most Hon. So too is Ian Hayles, who was the spokesperson on water and climate change. Victor Wright, Social Transformation, Community Development and Culture Mark Golding, MP - Leader of the Opposition; Defence, 2. Senator Peter Bunting - Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate; National Security, 6. It has turned out to be mere hype. Mikael Phillips, MP - Housing, Transport and Works, 13. Education and Training, Imani Duncan-Price Shadow Minister for Climate change. Senator Damion Crawford, Youth, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sports The PNP was founded in 1938 by the Honourable Osmond Theodore Fairclough, and is the second oldest political party in Jamaica (the People's Political Party was formed earlier, on 9 September 1929, by Marcus Garvey). Julian Robinson, MP - Finance, Planning and the Public Service, 3. Senator Lambert Brown (Public Service), Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Alan Whitehead. Senator Donna Scott-Mottley - Deputy Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate; Justice and Gender Affairs, 10. Senator Lambert Brown - (Public Service), 4. Given the insurmountable challenges the year 2020 posed, many public figures, celebrities, and ordinary … Fayval Williams (2nd right), engages with little Rajhown Reid (right) of the Union Gardens Infant School. ), Stephen Edwards (2nd L) cut a ribbon to mark the handing over of a new $7 million box truck to Recycling Partners of Jamaica … Robert Nesta Morgan (centre), presents a resident of Homestead Place of Safety (left) with a tablet during the handover of 200 devices, donated by the Ministry to the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), on Tuesday (January 12), at the agency’s office in Kingston. Dr Morais Guy, Jamaica’s shadow minister for health and wellness, shared his concerns about the timing of the flight given the Caribbean country’s COVID-19 status. Guy replaces Phillip Paulwell, who will be campaign director for the People's National Party helping to prepare the Comrades for the next general election. Horace Dalley Denise Daley Andrew Holness (front row, second left) is surrounded by Ministers of State and some Cabinet Ministers, following the swearing-in ceremony for Ministers of State at King’s House on September 14, 2020. Phillip Paulwell, MP - Mining and Energy, 18. Regrettably, “5-in-4” has not come to pass. Dr. the Honourable Christopher Tufton MP. The opposition People’s National Party (PNP) says the Government should immediately put in place a workable plan to arrest the murder toll in 2020. Dr. Nigel Clarke – Finance and the Public Service 4. He notes that small island nations are particularly vulnerable as they tend to be targets of … It also features Dr Morais Guy as the new Leader of Government Business in the House and Westmoreland Central MP Dwayne Vaz as his deputy. Mr Anthony Hylton, Water, Environment and Climate Change Water, Environment and Climate Change. Copyright © 2021 The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited. Following the party's … Andrew Holness – Prime Minister, Defence, Economic Growth and Job Creation 2. The PNP in colonial Jamaica. Speaking Wednesday on Radio Jamaica's Beyond the Headlines, Mr. Golding said he did not have many persons to pick from given there are only 14 opposition MPs and most of the shadow spokespersons will need to be in parliament to respond to statements from government ministers. Minister of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Dr Andre Haughton (Planning and Development), Finance and the Public Service Jamaica … Anthony Hylton, MP - Leader of Opposition Business in the House; Industry, Investment and Global Logistics, 7. Taking a quick moment from the cocktail festivities to acknowledge our lens are Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Lisa Hanna (right); Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Producers Group Jeffrey Hall (centre) and Dominican Republic Ambassador Felix García. Lisa Hanna, MP - Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, 5. Zuleika Jess Our Shadow Ministers and Senators Shadow Minister for Green New Deal and Energy. Ministers; State Ministers; Ministers without Portfolio; Ministers. Mr Mark Golding Shadow Minister of National Security from the People’s National Party (PNP), believes that cyber security is a major worry for Jamaica and should be handled as a serious risk. Minister. Minister. Holly Lynch, the shadow minister of state for immigration, said the Labour Party had "no faith" that the Government had "done its due diligence" on the people it … The Minister of Finance was the Executive Director of the Economic Growth Council when that aspirational target was set. So too is Ian Hayles, who was the spokesperson on water and climate change. It consists of a senior group of opposition spokespeople who, under the leadership of the Leader of the Opposition, form an alternative cabinet to that of the government, and whose members shadow or mirror the positions of each individual member of the Cabinet. View Profile. Lucy Powell. Senator Damion Crawford - Culture and Entertainment, 12. Jamaica has failed to achieve the strong growth we were all expecting. A member of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group. Meanwhile, former Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Elaine Foster Allen, is the new Shadow Cabinet Secretary. Richard Azan (Housing), Agriculture and Rural Development [1], The current composition of the Shadow Cabinet of Jamaica was chosen by Leader of the Opposition (Jamaica),Mark Golding on December 3, 2020 following his ascension as President of the People's National Party succeeding Peter Phillips, 1. 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