SVGs next government ministerial portfolios could look like this

Discussion: The next General Elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is expected before the 2020 Christmas Nine-Mornings celebrations.

Depending on who wins the next general elections, here’s what the ministerial portfolios could look like.

These conclusions are premised on current ministerial portfolios put in place by the incumbent Unity Labour Party Government, and the Shadow Minister portfolios of the opposition New Democratic Party, posted on their website

The perceived strengths of candidates and their professional qualifications and experiences also contribute to these conclusions.

IF THE ULP RETURNS TO POWER WITH 8 TO 11 SEATS:

Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Grenadines Affairs, and Legal Affairs – Dr. Ralph Gonsalves

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Sustainable Development, Information Technology, and Labour – Camillo Gonsalves

Senior Cabinet Minister and Minister of Housing, Informal Human Settlements, Lands and Surveys and Physical Planning – Montgomery Daniel

Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment – Luke Brown, or Orando Brewster

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade, Commerce, Consumer Affairs, and Labour – Orando Brewster, or Luke Brown

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, and Rural Transformation – Saboto Caesar (may even be given Foreign Affairs), while James takes Agriculture

Minister of National Mobilization, Social Development, The Family, Persons with Disabilities and Youth – Frederick Stepenson

Minister of Education, National Reconciliation, Ecclesiastical Affairs, and Information – St. Clair Jimmy Prince (Deborah Charles could be a Junior Minister in this Ministry).

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Urban Development – Curtis King

Minister of Transport, Works, Local Government and Postal Services – Julian Francis / Carlos James

Minister of State in the Ministry of National Mobilization, Social Development, The Family, Persons with Disabilities and Youth – Frederick Stephenson – Mineva Glasgow

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance – Dominic Sutherland

Attorney General: Jaundy Martin

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IF THE NDP WINS 8 TO 11 SEATS:

Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Foreign, Diaspora and Legal Affairs, Citizenship, and Electoral Matters – Dr. Godwin Friday

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, National Security, Trade, Industry and Commerce, Private Sector Facilitation, Disaster Management and Labour – St. Clair Leacock

Senior Member in Cabinet and Minister of Education, Health and Grenadines Affairs – Terrance Olliveierre

Minister of Transport & Works, Energy, Water, and Housing – Daniel Cummings

Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries, Lands and Surveys, Physical Planning and Environment – Roland Mathews

Minister of Community Development, Local Government, Youth, and Sports – Nigel Stephenson

Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Information – Benjamin Exeter or Fitz-Gerald Bramble

Minister of Gender Affairs and Ecclesiastical Affairs – Lavern Gibson-Velox

Minister of Social Development – Israel Bruce

Junior Minister of Finance, National Security, Trade, Industry and Commerce, Private Sector Facilitation, Disaster Management and Labour – Fitzgerald Bramble

Minister of Legal Affairs / Attorney General – Kay Bacchus-Baptiste

What would your list look like?

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Written by onenewsstvincent

One News St. Vincent is a subsidiary of ONE NEWS MEDIA which also includes Campus Reporter News (UWI Mona) and Secrets of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Travel and Tourism site. One News St. Vincent was founded on March 25, 2020. It is designed to bring a fresh social media engagement approach to news presentation in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the rest of the eastern Caribbean.

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