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The Cabinet is the main body that controls policy and coordinates activities of governmental departments. It is chaired by the Prime Minister and consists of most of the ministerial heads of departments, as well as some additional members. The Cabinet consists of politicians who are aided by a body of civil servants. Decision-making is not confined to the Cabinet; Cabinet Committees can play an important role in deliberations.
Members of the Cabinet - Second Simpson-Miller Administration

Cabinet Ministers

Post Member
Office of the Prime Minister and Ministry of Defence, Development, Information and Sports The Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, ON, MP
Ministry of Finance & Planning Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips, MP
Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade Senator the Hon. Arnold Nicholson, QC
Ministry of National Security Hon. Peter Bunting, MP
Ministry of Education Rev. the Hon. Ronald Thwaites, MP
Ministry of Youth & Culture Hon. Lisa Hanna, MP
Ministry of Water, Land, Environment & Climate Change Hon. Robert Pickersgill, MP
Ministry of Health Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, MP
Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Hon. Anthony Hylton, MP
Ministry of Justice Senator the Hon. Mark Golding
Ministry of Labour & Social Security Hon. Derrick Kellier, MP
Ministry of Local Government & Community Development Hon. Noel Arscott, MP
Ministry of Transport, Works & Housing Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, MP
Ministry of Tourism & Environment Hon. Dr. Wykeham McNeil, MP
Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining Hon. Phillip Paulwell, MP
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries Hon. Roger Clarke, MP†
Ministers Without Portfolio
Post Member
Ministry of Transport, Works & Housing with responsibility for Housing Hon. Dr. Morais Guy, MP
Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Information Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer
Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Sports Hon. Natalie Neita-Headley, MP
Ministry of Finance, Planning and the Public Sector with responsibility for the Public Sector Hon. Horace Dalley, MP
Members of the Shadow Cabinet
The Shadow Cabinet consists of members from the main opposition party in the House of Assembly, currently the Jamaica Labour Party. Its role is to examine the work of each government department and develop policies in their specific areas
Post Member
Leader of rhe Opposition; Defence and Development, and Operations of the Office of The Prime Minister Andrew Holness
Education and Human Resource Development
Marissa Dalyrmple Phillibert
Urban Renewal, Rural Development, and Local Government Desmond McKenzie
Finance, Planning, Growth, and Economic Development Audley Shaw
Leader of Opposition Business in the House. Justice, National Security, and Electoral Matters. Delroy Chuck
Health and Quality of Life Dr Ken Baugh
Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, and Investment Senator Christopher Tufton
Industry, Commerce, and Energy. Gregory Mair
Transport and Works, and Infrastructure Development Karl Samuda
Tourism and Travel Service Development Edmund Bartlett
Agriculture, Mining, and Natural Resource Use J. C. Hutchinson
ICT and Digital Society Development Daryl Vaz
Housing, Water, and Environment Dr. Horace Chang
Social Security and Poverty Reduction Shahine Robinson
Youth, Sports, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Culture Olivia Grange
Information, Public Service, and Labour Senator Arthur Williams
source: http://www.jis.gov.jm/government/about-government
Died in office
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