Leader of the Opposition (Trinidad and Tobago)

The Leader of the Opposition (officially the Leader of the Opposition of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) is the leader of the largest political party in the House of Representatives that is not in government.

Leader of the Opposition of the
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Incumbent
Kamla Persad-Bissessar

since 9 September 2015; 5 years ago (2015-09-09)
Official Opposition
Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago
Leader of the Opposition's Office
StyleThe Honorable (formal)
Leader of the Opposition (spoken)
Member of
Reports toParliament of Trinidad and Tobago
SeatOffice of the Leader of the Opposition, Chloe Building, 10 Charles Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago[1]
NominatorHouse of Representatives of Trinidad and Tobago
AppointerPresident of Trinidad and Tobago
Term lengthWhile leader of the largest political party in the House of Representatives that is not in government
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Trinidad and Tobago
Inaugural holderRudranath Capildeo
Formation31 August 1962; 59 years ago (1962-08-31)
Succession9th in order of precedence[2]
SalaryTT$355,080 per annum (2019)[3]
Websitewww.ttparliament.org/members.php?mid=24

The Leader of the Opposition is a member of the House of Representatives, and is appointed by the President of Trinidad and Tobago.

The current Leader of the Opposition is Kamla Persad-Bissessar, leader of the United National Congress.