People's Partnership

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People's Partnership
Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Headquarters Rienzi Complex
Ideology Democratic socialism,
Social democracy,
Third Way
Political position Centre-left
Colors Yellow
House of Representatives
27 / 41

(24 May 2010-Present)
Local election
48 / 134
Local election
6 / 14

(21 October 2013-Present)
Website
http://peoplespartnership.unitednationalcongress.org
Politics of Trinidad and Tobago
Political parties
Elections

The People's Partnership is a political coalition in Trinidad and Tobago among four political parties: the United National Congress, the Congress of the People, the Tobago Organization of the People, the National Joint Action Committee.[1][2] The coalition was formed in advance of the 2010 general election attempting to form a multi-ethnic opposition bloc against the government of Patrick Manning.[1] The coalition won the election to hold 27 out of 41 seats in the House of Representatives.[3]

On May 26, 2010, Persad-Bissessar was sworn in as Prime Minister by President George Maxwell Richards, and Anand Ramlogan was sworn in as a Senator and Attorney General.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hutchinson-Jafar, Linda (22 April 2010). "Trinidad opposition forms unity pact for elections". Reuters India. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Ritz, Ian (25 May 2010). "Trinidad and Tobago Elects Kamla Persad-Bissessar, First Female Prime Minister". Epoch Times. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Woman prepares to take over in first for Trinidad and Tobago". Vancouver Sun. 25 May 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010. [dead link]

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