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Who is the Opposition leader in Trinidad and Tobago?

Who is the Opposition leader in Trinidad and Tobago?

The Leader of the Opposition is a member of the House of Representatives, and is appointed by the President of Trinidad and Tobago. The current Leader of the Opposition is Kamla Persad-Bissessar, leader of the United National Congress.

Who is the current Leader of the Opposition?

Leader of the Opposition (India)

Leaders of the Opposition of India
Bhārata ke Vipakṣa ke Netā
Emblem of India
Incumbent Mallikarjun Kharge (in Rajya Sabha) Vacant (in Lok Sabha)
Residence New Delhi

What is the role of the Opposition in Trinidad and Tobago?

The Constitution provides for a Leader of the Opposition who is appointed by the President. That person is a member of the House of Representatives and who in his judgement is best able to command the support of the greatest number of Members of the House of Representatives who do not support the Government.

Where does Kamla Persad-Bissessar live?

Kamla Persad-Bissessar

The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC MP
Father Lilraj Persad
Residence Philippine, Penal–Debe, Trinidad and Tobago
Alma mater University of the West Indies Hugh Wooding Law School Norwood Technical College
Occupation Lawyer Politician Teacher

What is the role of the leader of opposition?

The tasks of the Leader of the Opposition include: chairing meetings in which the opposition discusses policies and examines bills. presenting alternative policies to those of the government. selecting members of the opposition to be shadow ministers.

Who is the Prime Minister of Trinidad?

Keith RowleySince 2015
Trinidad and Tobago/Prime minister
On September 7th 2015 Dr Rowley led the People’s National Movement to general election victory, to become the 7th Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Dr Rowley was re-elected to serve as Prime Minister on August 10th, 2020 after winning the 2020 general election.

What is the role of the leader of the opposition?

The Leader of the Opposition takes the lead in asking opposition questions during Question Time, and during proceedings such as censure motions which criticise the actions of the government or a Minister.

Does Trinidad have a President?

The Trinidad and Tobago Republican Constitution provides for a President who is the Head of State and Commander in Chief of the Armed forces. He is also the repository of all Executive Authority.

What does Kamla mean?

In Hinduism, Kamla is another name of Lakshmi, consort of Vishnu. The name is derived from word Kamal, another name of Vishnu, and also meaning lotus in Sanskrit. Kamla is a common feminine given name, just as Padma, Kumud and Kumudini, all synonyms for Lotus.

How old is Keith Rowley?

72 years (October 24, 1949)
Keith Rowley/Age

What is the job of the opposition?

The Official Opposition is viewed as the caucus tasked with keeping the government in check. It is also generally viewed as the alternative government or “government in waiting”.

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