Barbados??? newest Independent Senator, Carol Lady Haynes, has vowed to honour and uphold the 300-year-old tradition of Parliamentary representation in Barbados.
Lady Haynes made these brief comments after taking the oath of office before Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, at Government House today.
Viewing the swearing-in were her sons, Kashka and Richard Haynes and their wives, Meredith and Michelle Haynes respectively.
Noting that she intended to balance her career as a doctor with her new post, she stressed that her patients were of paramount importance to her and would not be left out.