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rhondathompson, rhondathompson@nationnews.com

Added 06 October 2010


Speaking of 'the path forward' in his address to the nation tonight, Prime Minister David Thompson says that he has advised his Excellency, the Governor General to reconfigure the Cabinet as follows, as of October 4th 2010: Hon. David Thompson – Prime Minister and Minister of National Security Hon. Freundel Stuart – Deputy Prime Minister, Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs Hon. Christopher Sinckler – Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Hon. Ronald Jones – Minister of Education and Human Resource Development Hon. Michael Lashley – Minister of Housing, Lands, Urban and Rural Development Hon. Patrick Todd – Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing, Lands, Urban and Rural Development with responsibilities for Urban and Rural Development Hon. John Boyce – Minister of Transport and Works.  Mr. Boyce will also assume the added responsibility of Leader of the House Hon. Denis Lowe - Minister of Drainage, Water Resource Management and Environment Hon. Donville Inniss – Minister of Health Hon. Richard Sealy – Minister of Tourism Dr. the Hon. David Estwick – Minister of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Industry and Small Business Development Dr. the Hon. Esther Byer-Suckoo – Minister of Labour Hon. Steve Blackett – Minister of Social Care, Constituency Empowerment and Community Development Hon. Stephen Lashley – Minister of Family, Culture, Sports and Youth Sen. Hon. Haynesley Benn – Minster of Commerce and Trade Hon. George Hutson – Minister of International Transport and International Business Sen. Hon. Maxine McClean - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Sen. Hon. Darcy Boyce – Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibilities for Energy, Immigration, Telecommunications and Investment Sen. Irene Sandiford-Garner – Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health Senator Harry Husbands – Parliamentary Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister Senator Jepter Ince – Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs


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