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Senate
Type
Type
Leadership
Senator the Hon. Alincia Williams-Grant
Deputy President
Osbert Frederick
Structure
Seats17
Political groups
Government Senators
  •   (10)

Opposition Senators

  •   (4)

Independent Senators

  •   (3)
Length of term
5 years
Elections
Appointment by the Governor-General
Meeting place

The Senate is the Upper House of Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda. It consists of 17 members appointed by the Governor General.[1] Ten members are appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister, four on the advice of the Leader of the Opposition, one on the advice of the Barbuda Council, one resident of Barbuda on the advice of the Prime Minister, and one at the Governor General's discretion. The current Senate convened on 26 March 2018, following the general election of 21 March.

The current President of the Senate is Senator the Hon. Alincia Williams-Grant, with Senator the Hon. Osbert Richard Frederick serving as Deputy President.[2]

Members of the Senate

The following are the current members of the Antigua and Barbuda Senate.[2]

Position Senator
President of the Senate Senator the Hon. Alincia Williams-Grant
Deputy President of the Senate Senator the Hon. Osbert Richard Frederick
Leader of Government Business Senator the Hon. Cheryl Mary Clare Hurst
Government Senator Senator the Hon. Colin O'Neil Browne
Government Senator Senator the Hon. Gail Christian
Government Senator Senator the Hon. Shenella Mary Shadida Govia
Government Senator Senator the Hon. Aziza Lake
Government Senator Senator the Hon. Eustace 'Teco' Lake
Government Senator Senator the Hon. Maureen Payne-Hyman
Government Senator (Barbuda representative) Senator the Hon. Knacyntar Nedd
Government Senator Senator the Hon. Philip Shoul
Opposition Senator Senator the Hon. Johnathan Joseph
Opposition Senator Senator the Hon.Richard Lewis
Opposition Senator Senator the Hon. Shawn Nicholas
Opposition Senator Senator the Hon. Damani Tabor
Independent Senator (Governor General’s Representative) Senator the Hon. Bakesha Francis-James
Barbuda Senator (Barbuda Council) Senator the Hon. Shaenique Fortune

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.antigua.gov.ag/article_details.php?id=189&category=66
  2. ^ a b "Members of the Senate 2018 - present". Government of Antigua and Barbuda. Retrieved 1 January 2020.

Coordinates: 17°07′04″N 61°50′00″W / 17.1179°N 61.8334°W / 17.1179; -61.8334

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