Deputy Governor in LA
Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, Cert. Hon., JP, took the oath of allegiance as an ex-officio Member of the Legislative Assembly, in the House this morning (Wednesday, 4 April, 2012).
The Speaker, Hon. Mary Lawrence, MBE, JP, welcomed Mr. Manderson on behalf of all Members at the start of the fifth meeting of the LA's 2011/12 session.
In the LA Mr. Manderson has responsibility for Internal and External Affairs, as well as the Civil Service. He takes the place of retired Deputy Governor, Mr. Donovan Ebanks, MBE, JP.
An ex-officio Member can take part in debates but does not vote, in matters requiring a vote, such as bills; or participate in Finance Committee.
For further information contact: Bina Mani