Final Independent Senator Sworn In

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The final Independent Senator, Alphea Wiggins, took the Oath of Office this morning before Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, during a brief ceremony at Government House. Senator Wiggins, who is the former Deputy High Commissioner to London, said she was “very happy” to be appointed by Her Excellency. The proceedings were witnessed by Cabinet Secretary, Cecile Humphrey; Clerk of Parliament, …

Remaining Government Senators Sworn-In

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The two remaining Senators appointed by Government, Kay McConney and Rawdon Adams, took the Oath of Office this morning before Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, during a brief ceremony at Government House. Senator McConney, who has also been appointed Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, is a former diplomat who served as Barbados’ Consul General in Toronto. Senator Rawdon …

Temporary Senators Take Oath Before GG

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Temporary Senator, Delisle Bradshaw taking the oath of office before Governor General Dame Sandra Mason while Clerk of Parliament, Pedro Eastmond and Deputy Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office, Harriette Sealy look on. (B.Hinds/BGIS) Two new senators were today sworn in at Government House. They are Delisle Bradshaw and John Williams who took the Oath of Office before Governor General, Dame Sandra …

Amendments On The Cards For Constitution

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One of the first orders of business when Parliament meets next week will be to amend aspects of the Barbados Constitution to allow citizens not resident here to be sworn in as Senators. Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, flagged the issue during a press conference following the swearing in of 10 of the 12 Government Senators …