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TT Prime Minister Reshuffles his Cabinet

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ON the eve of 2020 when a general election is constitutionally due in Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has reshuffled his Cabinet.

One significant appointment is that of Camille Robinson-Regis who will now be the Minster of Social Development and Family Services. She was the Minister of Planning and Development and this portfolio will now be taken up by Rowley.

Rowley will be assisted by Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn who will now be a Minister in the Ministry of Planning and Development. Crichlow-Cockburn will give up the Social Development portfolio.

The appointments will be effective from January 1, 2020.

The following is the press release issued by the Office of the Prime Minister:

Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, has advised Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, to with effect from Wednesday 01 January, 2020 and in accordance with the provisions of Sections 3(9), 76(3) and 79(1) and 82(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago:

(i) revoke the assignment of Ms. Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn as Minister of Social Development and Family Services and reassign her as Minister in the Ministry of Planning and Development, to assist the Minister in the performance of such duties as may be specified from time to time;

(ii) revoke the assignment of Mrs. Camille Robinson-Regis as Minister of Planning and Development and reassign her as Minister of Social Development and Family Services;

(iii) revoke the assignment of Mr. Adrian Leonce as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Public Utilities and reassign him as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Transport, to assist the Minister in the performance of such duties as may be specified from time to time;

(iv) appoint Mr. Foster Cummings, a Senator, as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government, to assist the Minister in the performance of such duties as may be specified from time to time;

(v) appoint Dr. Keith Christopher Rowley as Minister of Planning and Development, in addition to his present duties as Prime Minister.

 

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