Clyde Puli

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The Honourable
Clyde Puli
MP
Parliamentary Secretary of Youth and Sport
In office
12 March 2008 – 10 March 2013
Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi
Personal details
Born (1969-09-13) 13 September 1969 (age 47)
Qormi, Malta
Political party Nationalist Party
Spouse(s) Maryanne; 2 children

Clyde Puli (born on September 13, 1969) is a Maltese Member of Parliament with the Nationalist Party,[1] holding the position of Spokesperson for Family and Social Solidarity in the Opposition Shadow Cabinet.[2] He is a former Maltese Parliamentary Secretary of Youth and Sport.[3]

Education[edit]

Puli studied sociology and communications and, later, political sociology at the University of Malta. He is a member of the Malta Institute of Management, the UK Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the European Sociological Association.

Political Life[edit]

Puli was first elected to public office in 1994 as Local Councillor in Qormi.[4] He served a term as Mayor (1998–2001)[5] and was re-elected councillor in 2001 until 2003 when he resigned to take up his Parliamentary seat.

In 1997 he was elected President of the Nationalist Party’s College of Councillors through which he was appointed ex ufficio member of the Party's Administrative, Executive and General Councils.

In 2003 he was elected for the first time to Parliament and in the subsequent elections in 2008 [6] and 2013. He served as Parliamentary Secretary for Youth and Sport in the Ministry of Education and Culture (2008-2013), Chairman of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs (2004-2008), member of the Standing Committee on Foreign and European Affairs (2003-2004) and member of the National Council for Children (2005-2008).

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.parliament.gov.mt/membersofparliament?l=1[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2013-08-03/news/changes-in-composition-of-shadow-cabinet-2241495040
  3. ^ http://www.doi.gov.mt/EN/gazetteonline/2008/03/gazts/GG%2013.3.pdf
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-10. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-19. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
  6. ^ http://www.doi.gov.mt/EN/gazetteonline/2008/03/gazts/GG%2012.3.pdf