Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (Gibraltar)

Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition,[1] or the Official Opposition in Gibraltar, is led by the Leader of the Opposition. This is usually the political party with the second largest number of seats in the Gibraltar Parliament, as the largest party will usually form the government. Since the 2011 General Election, the Official Opposition has been the Gibraltar Social Democrats (GSD) led by Peter Caruana (2011-2013), Daniel Feetham (2013-2017), Roy Clinton as Interim Opposition Leader and now Keith Azopardi.[2]

The current composition of the Opposition is the following:[3]

Name Party Shadow Ministerial Portfolios (Responsibilities)
The Hon.
Keith Azopardi, MP
GSD
  • The Economy
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming
  • Telecommunications
  • Public Sector and MOD
  • Industrial Relations
  • Civil Aviation
  • E-Government
  • Brexit
  • Personal Status: includes immigration and residence
The Hon.
Edwin Reyes, MP
GSD
  • Housing
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Culture
  • Civil Contingencies
The Hon.
Elliott Phillips, MP
GSD
  • Justice
  • Employment and Training
  • Youth
  • Equality
  • Civil Rights
  • Exchange of Information
  • Drugs and Rehabilitation
The Hon.
Marlene Hassan-Nahon, MP
Independent
  • Health
  • Education
  • Broadcasting and Media
The Hon.
Roy Clinton, MP
GSD
  • Public Finance
  • Gibraltar Savings Bank
  • Inward Investment
  • Small Business
  • Heritage
The Hon.
Trevor Hammond, MP
GSD
  • Environment
  • Transport and Traffic
  • Technical Services
  • Utilities
  • Planning
  • Health & Safety
  • European Affairs
The Hon.
Lawrence Llamas, MP
Independent
  • Social Services
  • Families and Children
  • Tourism
  • The Port
  • Animal Welfare & Abuse

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chief Minister's Speech at the Ceremonial Opening of the House of Assembly". Government of Gibraltar. 18 December 2003. Archived from the original on 14 November 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Gibraltar: After almost 16 years opposition takes over". Verified Voting Foundation. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  3. ^ Gibraltar Social Democrats (GSD) - GSD Team in Parliament

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