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The Cabinet constitutes the executive branch and has general direction and control of the Government of The Bahamas. It is necessary for the Cabinet to comprise at least nine Ministers inclusive of the Prime Minister and Attorney General.

All Ministers are Members of Parliament either the House of Assembly or the Senate. The number of Ministers from the Senate is limited to three. In addition the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance are required to be members of the House of Assembly.

The functions of the Cabinet entail the final determination of government policy, control of government activities and coordination of government Ministries and Departments. 

The Cabinet meets at least once per week to consider various issues.

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CABINET TIMELINE
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4 July 2018
The Cabinet Office confirmed that today the Prime Minister advised Her Excellency, the Governor-General, to reallocate the portfolios of Ministers Renward Ricardo Wells, Frankie Alfred Campbell, Michael Clifton Pintardand Lanisha Tamar Rolle.
As of 4 July 2018
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Prime Minister Dr. Hubert MINNIS -
Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance K. Peter TURNQUEST -
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl W. BETHEL, Q.C. -
Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry, and Immigration Theodore Brent SYMONETTE -
Minister of Works Desmond Thomas BANNISTER -
Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Cliston PINTARD shuffle
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Ernest SANDS -
Minister of National Security Marvin Hanlon DAMES  
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development

Frankie Alfred CAMPBELL

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Minister of Transport and Local Government

Renward Ricardo WELLS

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Minister of Education Jeffrey Leonard LLOYD -
Minister of Environment and Housing Romauld Sotario FERREIRA -
Minister of Labour Dion Alexander FOULKES -
Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Allen HENFIELD  
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Tamar ROLLE shuffle
Minister of Tourism, Aviation and Bahamasair Dionisio James D’AGUILLAR -
Minister of State for Public Service and National Insurance, Office of the Prime Minister Brensil Dennis ROLLE -
Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Office of the Prime Minister James Kwasi Malik THOMPSON -
Minister of State for Legal Affairs, Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs Ellsworth Nathaniel JOHNSON -
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CABINET TIMELINE
15 May 2017
Prime Minister Hubert Minnis announced the members of his new Cabinet following the victory of his Barbados Labour Party (DLP) in the 2017 General Election.
As of 15 May 2017
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Members of Cabinet picture with Governor-General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House following the Swearing In Ceremony on Monday, 15 May 2017.
Post Member
Prime Minister Dr. Hubert MINNIS
Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance K. Peter TURNQUEST
Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl W. BETHEL, Q.C.
Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry, and Immigration Theodore Brent SYMONETTE
Minister of Works Desmond Thomas BANNISTER
Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Renward Ricardo WELLS
Minister of Health Dr. Duane Ernest SANDS
Minister of National Security Marvin Hanlon DAMES
Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Lanisha Tamar ROLLE
Minister of Transport and Local Government Frankie Alfred CAMPBELL
Minister of Education Jeffrey Leonard LLOYD
Minister of Environment and Housing Romauld Sotario FERREIRA
Minister of Labour Dion Alexander FOULKES
Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Allen HENFIELD
Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Cliston PINTARD
Minister of Tourism, Aviation and Bahamasair Dionisio James D’AGUILLAR
Minister of State for Public Service and National Insurance, Office of the Prime Minister Brensil Dennis ROLLE
Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Office of the Prime Minister James Kwasi Malik THOMPSON
Minister of State for Legal Affairs, Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs Ellsworth Nathaniel JOHNSON
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