|Shadow Minister of Finance, Planning and the Public Service|
19 September 2012
|Preceded by||Omar Davies|
|Minister of Finance, Planning and the Public Service|
11 September 2007 – 5 January 2012
|Prime Minister||Andrew Holness|
|Preceded by||Dr. Omar Davies|
|Succeeded by||Dr. Peter Phillips|
Between 1983 and 1986, he became the Director of Public Relations and Advertising at the Jamaica National Investment Promotions Limited (JNIP). His responsibilities included overseeing operations in the various JNIP’s Marketing and Overseas Offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom and saw many new investments come to Jamaica. He resigned his position with Government and became a Merchant and Marketing Consultant, in 1986.
In 1989, Edward Seaga appointed Mr. Shaw to the Senate. He has served as Shadow Minister of Information and Culture, Shadow Minister of Public Utilities and Transport and Shadow Minister of Industry and Commerce and has been the Member of Parliament for North East Manchester since 1993.
Mr. Shaw has served as General Secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party and has been a Deputy Leader in the Party, since 1999, and was appointed Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament in 1995.
In Summer 2013, he announced he intends to remove Andrew Holness as leader of the Jamaica Labour Party; on the grounds he is leading the party away from its core values (also due the significant defeat endured on the December 29, 2011 general election)
Also, in October, 2013 during the Heroes' Day Awards Ceremony at King's House in Kingston. Mr. Shaw was awarded the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander. He was awarded for his 20 years of dedicated and honorary service to the House of Parliament.
Introduce the JDX an effective economic program to reduce some of Jamaica debt and also reducing it.
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