Cabinet of the Bahamas
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Cabinet of the Bahamas

The Cabinet constitutes the executive branch and has general direction and control of the Government of The Bahamas. It is necessary for the Cabinet to comprise at least nine Ministers inclusive of the Prime Minister and Attorney General. All Ministers are Members of Parliament of either the House of Assembly or the Senate. The number of Ministers from the Senate is limited to three. In addition the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance are required to be members of the House of Assembly. The functions of the Cabinet entail the final determination of government policy, control of government activities and coordination of government Ministries and Departments. The Cabinet meets at least once per week to consider various issues.[1]

Members

As of May 15, 2017 the Cabinet of Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis consists of the following members: All taken from: [2]

Name Position Date of appointment
Hon.Dr. Hubert Minnis, MP Prime Minister and Minister Without Portfolio May 12, 2017
Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, MP Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance May 15, 2017
Hon. Darren Henfield, MP Minister of Foreign Affairs May 15, 2017
Hon. Frankie Campbell, MP Minister of Transport and Local Government May 15, 2017
Hon. Lanisha Rolle, MP Minister of Social Services and Urban Development May 15, 2017
Hon. Desmond Bannister ,MP Minister of Public Works May 22,2017
Hon. Duane Sands, MP Ministry of Health and Social Development (Bahamas) May 15, 2017
Hon. Romauld Ferreira, MP Minister of the Environment and Housing May 15, 2017
Hon. Michael Pintard, MP Minister of Youth Sports and Culture May 15, 2017
Hon. Brent T. Symonette, MP Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration May 15, 2017
Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, MP Minister of Education May 15, 2017
Sen.Hon. Dion Foulkes Minister of Labour May 15, 2017
Hon. Renward Wells, MP Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources May 15, 2017
Sen.Hon.Carl W. Bethel Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs May 15, 2017
Hon. Marvin Dames , MP Minister of National Security May 15, 2017
Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar, MP Minister of Tourism, Aviation and Bahamasair May 15, 2017

State Ministers

Hon. Brensil Rolle MP, Minister of State for the Public Service and National Insurance

Hon. Ellsworth Johnson MP, Minister of State for Legal Affairs in the Attorney General Office

Sen.Hon. J. Kwasi Thompson, Minister State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister

References

  1. ^ "The Cabinet". Government of the Bahamas.
  2. ^ "Cabinet Ministers". Government of the Bahamas. Retrieved 2017.

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