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Parliament of Trinidad & Tobago

Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George, MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives
Joint CPA Trinidad and Tobago Branch President
Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago lguevara@ttparliament.org
Senator Hon. Christine Kangaloo, President of the Senate
Joint CPA Trinidad and Tobago Branch President
Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago lguevara@ttparliament.org
Ms Jacqui Sampson-Meiguel, Clerk of the House
CPA Trinidad and Tobago Branch Secretary
Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago jsampson@ttparliament.org
Mrs Lynette Joseph-Guevara, Inter-parliamentary Relations Coordinator
CPA Trinidad and Tobago Assistant Branch Secretary
Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago lguevara@ttparliament.org

Joined the Commonwealth: 31 August 1962

CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1944

Unicameral/Bicameral: Bicameral - House of Representatives (41), Senate (31)

Parliament/Legislature website: Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago

Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: Currently 20.

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): 20

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Committee of Privileges of the House of Representatives; Standing Orders Committee of the House of Representatives; House Committee of the House of Representatives; Statutory Instruments Committee of the House of Representatives; Business Committee of the House of Representatives; Standing Finance Committee - House of Representatives; Business Committee of the Senate; Statutory Instruments of the Senate; Committee of Privileges of the Senate; Standing Orders Committee of the Senate; House Committee of the Senate

Standing Orders: House of Representatives, Senate

Constitution: click here 


Recent articles in The Parliamentarian (2015-2021):


Recent CPA Programmatic Activities/News:

The CPA Headquarters Secretariat partnered with the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago on 22, 24 February and 1 March 2021 to deliver a Post-Election Seminar for members of the 12th Trinidad and Tobago Republican Parliament. 

Parliamentary staff from the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago have also contributed to Post-Election Seminars in the following Commonwealth legislatures in the past 12 months:

  • The Dominica House of Assembly;
  • The Anguilla House of Assembly 

On 25 November 2020, the Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George, MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives, was a panellist at the CPA Webinar for Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth: COVID-19 and Independent Parliaments, where discussions looked at the importance of maintaining parliamentary sovereignty and legislative supremacy in the light of the ongoing COVI-19 pandemic.

Read the Final Report

Final Report: CPA Post-Election Seminar for the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago

The final report of the three-day CPA Post-Election Seminar for the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago held between 22 February to 1 March 2021.

Key Facts

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Population
1,324,699
Date of Independence
31 Aug 1962
CPA Branch Formed
31 Aug 1962
Voting Age
18
Seat of Parliament
Port of Spain