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Londel Benjamin
Senator the Hon. Londel Turham McAlister Benjamin
Senator and Parliamentary Secretary, Antigua and Barbuda

Londel Turham McAlister Benjamin is an Antiguan senator and Parliamentary Secretary.

Early life and education

Londel Turham McAlister Benjamin is the grandson of a political legacy. His grandfather, the late Leonard Benjamin, was Deputy Leader of the Legislative Council of the Leeward Islands Colony.


The young Benjamin has carved his own path in the financial and banking sector and as a strong advocate of labor relations. He is a member of the Antigua Barbuda Institute of Chartered Accounts, a branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States. He has worked as an accountant since 1965, climbing the ranks of some of Antigua’s most prestigious accounting firms. In 1994, he opened his own firm, Accounting and Financial Services.

Aside from his professional success, Benjamin is also a highly regarded leader in his community. He has offered pro bono services to a number of community organizations. He serves as Treasurer for a wide variety of groups, including The Caribbean Council for the Blind, the Antigua-Barbuda Football Association, the St. John Cooperative Credit Union Limited, and the Kentish Pentecostal Church.

Benjamin also served as Director on the Petro Caribe (PDV) Board and performed specialized professional engagements at the Medical Benefits Scheme and Antigua and Barbuda Investment Bank (ABIB).

Following the ABLP return to office through the 12 June 2014 election, Benjamin was was appointed a senator and Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development.

He successfully contested the St. John's Rural West seat for the ABLP in 2018. He was elected Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Personal life

Benjamin is husband to Norma, with whom he has two children, Carl and Carla.

Year District Party Votes % votes Result Notes
2018 St. John's Rural West Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 1,712 52.63% Won 1st Term
2014 St. John's Rural West Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 1,963 49.62% Lost Lost to Baldwin Spencer (UPP)
Post Chamber Party Date
Representative for St. John's Rural West House of Representatives ABLP 26 Mar 2018 - present
Government Senator Senate ABLP 24 Jun 2014 - 26 Feb 2018
Post Date
Deputy Sepaker of the House of Representives 26 Mar 2018 - present
Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development 18 June 2014 - present
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Londel Benjamin
Occupation Politician, Accountant
Notable Accomplishments
Current senator and Parliamentary Secretary in Antigua and Barbuda
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