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Falkland Islands newly-elected members' portfolio responsibilities

Monday, November 11th 2013 - 19:17 UTC
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MLA Phyl Rendell was assigned Natural Resources and Policy & Public Relations MLA Phyl Rendell was assigned Natural Resources and Policy & Public Relations

Falkland Islands newly‐elected Members of Legislative Assembly have assigned their portfolio responsibilities for the term of office. There are eight portfolios in total, each one being assigned an MLA as main portfolio‐holder, and a second MLA who will act as deputy portfolio‐holder. The portfolios and their respective holders are as follows:

Portfolio One –Policy & Public Relations. Held by Michael Poole MLA, Deputy Holder Jan Cheek MLA. Includes: National Statistics; Environmental Planning; Archives; EU Issues; Legislature, and Public Relations/Public Diplomacy, FIGO

Portfolio Two –Central Services. Held by Ian Hansen MLA, Deputy Holder Gavin Short MLA. Includes: Human Resources; ‐ IT; ‐ Leisure Centre; ‐ FIGAS; Post Office; Fox Bay Village; ‐ Courts Admin; ‐ Projects & Contract Audit

Portfolio Three –Treasury & Finance & Regulatory Services. Held by Roger Edwards MLA, Deputy Holder Mike Summers MLA; Includes: Treasury ‐ Finance‐ Taxation Attorney General ‐ Legal Services ‐ Registry‐ Regulation

Portfolio Four –Public Works. Held by Gavin Short MLA, Deputy Holder Phyl Rendell MLA; includes: ‐ Design & Contracts ‐ Materials ‐ Plant & Vehicle ‐ Power & Electrical ‐ Property & Municipal ‐ Water‐ Highways

Portfolio Five –Trade & Industry. Held by Jan Cheek MLA, Deputy Holder Michael Poole MLA: includes Mineral Resources Tourism* Localisation Major Projects Planning SSL FIDC ‐ FIMCO *Mike Summers Deputy Chair FITB

Portfolio Six –Natural Resources. Held by Phyl Rendell MLA, Deputy Holder Ian Hansen MLA Fisheries ‐ Marine Issues Agriculture Rural Development FLH SAAS

Portfolio Seven –Health & Public Protection. Held by Mike Summers MLA, Deputy Holder Dr Barry Elsby; includes, Health Services ‐ Health ‐ Social Services ‐ Housing Emergency Services ‐ Police ‐ Fire & Rescue ‐ Customs & Immigration ‐ FIDF

Portfolio Eight –Education. Held by Dr Barry Elsby MLA, Deputy Holder Roger Edwards MLA Includes: Education ‐ Schools ‐ FE/HE ‐ Training Youth Development Sport & Leisure Services Art & Culture

Categories: Politics, Falkland Islands.

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