Senate (Trinidad and Tobago)

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Senate
Type
Type
Leadership
Hon. Raziah Ahmed (People's Partnership)
since 24 May 2010
Hon. James Lambert
Seats 31
Meeting place
The Waterfront, Hyatt, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
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]

Sen The Hon. Raziah Ahmed

Independent Senators[edit]

  • Sen. Joy Abdul-Mohan
  • Sen. Dr Rolph Balgobin
  • Sen. Helen Drayton
  • Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir
  • Sen. Elton Prescott, SC
  • 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. Garvin Nicholas
  • Sen. Vasant Bharath
  • Sen. Larry Howai
  • Sen Carl Alfonso
  • Sen. Devant Maharaj
  • Sen. Fazal Karim
  • Sen. Christine Newello-Hosein
  • Sen. Gerald Hadeed
  • Sen. Bhoe Tewarie
  • Sen. Kevin Ramnarine
  • Sen. Kwasi Mutema
  • Sen. Marlene Coudray
  • Sen. Brent Sancho

(as of 3 February 2015)

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

See also[edit]

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