Senate (Trinidad and Tobago)

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Senate
Type
Type
Leadership
Hon. Timothy Hamel-Smith (People's Partnership)
since 24 May 2010
Hon. James Lambert
Seats 31
Meeting place
Red House, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Website
http://www.ttparliament.org/
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The Senate is the appointed upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago. The Senate sits in the Red House in Port of Spain. The Senate has 31 members: 16 Government Senators appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister, 6 Opposition Senators appointed on the advice of the Leader of the Opposition and 9 Independent Senators appointed by the President to represent other sectors of civil society. The presiding officer, the President of the Senate, is usually elected from the Government benches. A senator must be at least 25 years old.

Senators[edit]

President of the Senate[edit]

The Honorable Timothy Hamel-Smith

Independent Senators[edit]

  • Sen. Dr Rolph Balgobin
  • Sen. Helen Drayton
  • Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir
  • Sen. Elton Prescott, SC
  • Sen. Subhas Ramkhelawan
  • Sen. Hugh Russell Ian Roach
  • Sen. David Small
  • Sen. Anthony Vieira
  • Sen. Dr Victor Wheeler

Government Senators[edit]

  • Sen. James Lambert (Senate Vice President)
  • Sen. Ganga Singh (Leader of Government Business in the Senate)
  • Sen. Anand Ramlogan
  • Sen. Vasant Bharath
  • Sen. Larry Howai
  • Sen Gary Griffith
  • Sen. Devant Maharaj
  • Sen. Fazal Karim
  • Sen. Emanuel George
  • Sen. Gerald Hadeed
  • Sen. Bhoe Tewarie
  • Sen. Kevin Ramnarine
  • Sen. Raziah Ahmed
  • Sen. Embau Moheni
  • Sen. Marlene Coudray

(as of 6 September 2013)

Opposition Senators[edit]

  • Sen. Camille Robinson-Regis (Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate)
  • Sen. Faris Al-Rawi
  • Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe
  • Sen. Avinash Singh
  • Sen. Dr Lester Henry
  • Sen. Diane Baldeo-Chadeesingh

Temporary Senators[edit]

  • Akem Joseph

See also[edit]

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