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Valerie Woods’ official visit to Barbados
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The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) consists of the national, provincial, state and territorial Parliaments and Legislatures of the countries of the Commonwealth.

CSPOC – Conference of Speakers & Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth

The conference brings together the Speakers and Presiding Officers of the national Parliaments of the Independent sovereign states of the Commonwealth.

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CPA Toolkit for Commonwealth Parliaments and Legislatures on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and delivering parliamentary democracy

The outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its subsequent spread as a global pandemic that has rapidly spread to at least 180 countries, has consequently plunged many Parliaments and Legislatures across the world into a state of emergency. Commonwealth Parliaments and Parliamentarians are grappling with many different issues both to implement the emergency health measures during this global pandemic while at the same time looking at new ways to conduct debates, scrutinise and pass legislation, hold parliamentary committees and question the actions of their governments. At their heart, Parliaments need to be able to deliver democracy and democratic accountability, but can this be achieved while practicing social distancing measures?
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Parliament Directory

Check our parliament directory for Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Republic of Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas


Anguilla, the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles is an internally self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Its political system is in the framework of a parliamentary representative democratic dependency, whereby the Chief Minister is the Head of Government and of a multi-party system.
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Antigua & Barbuda

The Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Senate is the Upper House with seventeen members appointed by the Governor-General, ten on the advice of the Prime Minister, four on the advice of the Leader of the Opposition, one on the advice of the Barbuda Council, one resident of Barbuda on the advice of the Prime Minister and one at the Governor-General’s discretion.
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The Parliament of Barbados is the national legislature of Barbados. It is accorded legislative supremacy by Chapter V of the Constitution of Barbados. The Parliament is bicameral in composition and is formally made up of: Elizabeth II, Queen of Barbados, an appointed Senate, and an elected House of Assembly
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The National Assembly of Belize consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The 31 Members of the House of Representatives are elected to a maximum five-year term. The Senate consists of 12 Senators and the President of the Senate.
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Bermuda’s Parliament is 389 years old, the oldest in the Commonwealth outside the British Isles. The first elected Assembly was convened in St. Peter 's Church St. George's on 1 August 1620. In 1815, when the capital of the island was moved from St. George's to the city of Hamilton Parliament followed. Parliament moved to its current location at The Sessions House in 1826.
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British Virgin Islands

The House of Assembly has a unicameral system (i.e. made up of one chamber) and is relatively small compared to larger countries, which operate under a bicameral system consisting of an Upper and Lower Chamber.
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