Leader of the Opposition (Jamaica)

The Leader of Her Majesty's Opposition in Jamaica is the leader of the largest political party which has not formed the current government. The Leader of the Opposition is seen as the alternative Prime Minister and leads the Shadow Cabinet of Jamaica.

Leader of Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition
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Incumbent
Mark Golding

since 11 November 2020
StyleThe Right Honourable
Term lengthWhile leader of the largest political party not in government

Mark Golding was appointed Leader of Opposition on November 11, 2020 following his election as President of the People's National Party

Leaders of the Opposition of JamaicaEdit

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Tenure Political party
1   Norman Manley
(1893–1969)
1962 1969 People's National Party
2   Michael Manley
(1924–1997)
1969 2 March 1972 People's National Party
3   Hugh Shearer
(1923–2004)
2 March 1972 1974 Jamaica Labour Party
4   Edward Seaga
(1930–2019)
1974 1 November 1980 Jamaica Labour Party
(2)   Michael Manley
(1924–1997)
1 November 1980 10 February 1989 People's National Party
(4)   Edward Seaga
(1930–2019)
10 February 1989 21 January 2005 Jamaica Labour Party
5   Kenneth Baugh
(1941–2019)
21 January 2005 24 January 2005 Jamaica Labour Party
6   Bruce Golding
(born 1947)
24 January 2005 11 September 2007 Jamaica Labour Party
7   Portia Simpson-Miller
(born 1945)
11 September 2007 5 January 2012 People's National Party
8   Andrew Holness
(born 1972)
5 January 2012 3 March 2016 Jamaica Labour Party
(7)   Portia Simpson-Miller
(born 1945)
3 March 2016 2 April 2017 People's National Party
9   Peter Phillips
(born 1949)
3 April 2017 11 November 2020 People's National Party
10   Mark Golding
(born 1965)
11 November 2020 Incumbent People's National Party

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