Senate (Antigua and Barbuda)


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.

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

Opposition Senators

  •      (4)

Independent Senators

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

PositionSenator
President of the SenateSenator the Hon. Alincia Williams-Grant
Deputy President of the SenateSenator the Hon. Osbert Richard Frederick
Leader of Government Business Senator the Hon. Cheryl Mary Clare Hurst
Government SenatorSenator the Hon. Colin O'Neil Browne
Government SenatorSenator the Hon. Gail Christian
Government SenatorSenator the Hon. Shenella Mary Shadida Govia
Government SenatorSenator the Hon. Aziza Lake
Government SenatorSenator the Hon. Eustace 'Teco' Lake
Government SenatorSenator the Hon. Maureen Payne-Hyman
Government Senator (Barbuda representative)Senator the Hon. Knacyntar Nedd
Government SenatorSenator the Hon. Philip Shoul
Opposition SenatorSenator the Hon. Johnathan Joseph
Opposition SenatorSenator the Hon.Richard Lewis
Opposition SenatorSenator the Hon. Shawn Nicholas
Opposition SenatorSenator 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

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