House of Representatives (Trinidad and Tobago)

House of Representatives
Deputy Speaker
Hon. Esmond Forde
Seats 41
Political groups


Official Opposition

Meeting place
The Waterfront, Hyatt, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
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The House of Representatives is the elected Lower House of the bicameral Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago. The House of Representatives sits in the Red House in Port of Spain. It has 41 members, each elected to represent single-seat constituencies. The Parliament is elected with a five-year life-span, but may be dissolved earlier by the President at any time if so advised by the Prime Minister.

After an election, the person with the most seats among the members of the House is appointed Prime Minister and asked to form a government.

Five constituencies were added in the 2007 election; there were only 36 constituencies prior to 2007. There are now 41 constituencies.

Latest election

 Summary of the 7 September 2015 House of Representatives of Trinidad and Tobago election results
Parties Votes % Seats
People's National Movement378,44751.68%23
People's Partnership Coalition 341,59746.64%18
Independent Liberal Party5,1230.70%0
Total valid votes 732,340 100.00 41
Invalid/blank votes 2,452
Total (turnout 66.84%) 734,792100
Source: EBC

Current members of Parliament

The current members of Parliament are listed below based on the results of the 2015 General elections:

No. Constituency Elected member (Political party)
1 Arima Anthony Garcia (PNM)
2 Arouca/Maloney Camille Robinson-Regis (PNM) - Leader of Government Business
3 Barataria/San Juan Dr. Fuad Khan (PP/UNC)
4 Caroni Central Dr Bhoe Tewarie (PP/UNC)
5 Caroni East Dr. Tim Gopeesingh (PP/UNC)
6 Chaguanas East Fazal Karim (PP/UNC)
7 Chaguanas West Ganga Singh (PP/UNC)
8 Couva North Ramona Ramdial (PP/UNC)
9 Couva South Rudranath Indarsingh (PP/UNC)
10 Cumuto/Manzanilla Christene Newallo-Hosein (PP/UNC)
11 D'Abadie/O'Meara Ancil Antoine (PNM)
12 Diego Martin Central Darryl Smith (PNM)
13 Diego Martin North/East Colm Imbert (PNM)
14 Diego Martin West Dr. Keith Rowley (PNM) - Prime Minister
15 Fyzabad Dr Lakram Bodoe (PP/UNC)
16 La Brea Nicole Olivierre (PNM)
17 La Horquetta/Talparo Maxie Cuffie (PNM)
18 Laventille East/Morvant Adrian Leonce (PNM)
19 Laventille West Fitzgerald Hinds (PNM)
20 Lopinot/Bon Air West Cherrie Ann Chritchlow-Cockburn (PNM)
21 Mayaro Rushton Paray (PP/UNC)
22 Naparima Rodney Charles (PP/UNC)
23 Oropouche East Dr. Roodal Moonilal (PP/UNC) - Opposition Chief Whip
24 Oropouche West Vidia Goopiesingh (PP/UNC)
25 Point Fortin Edmund Dillion (PNM)
26 Point-a-Pierre Dr David Lee (PP/UNC)
27 POS North/St. Anns West Stuart Young (PNM)
28 POS South Marlene Mc Donald (PNM)
29 Princess Town North Barry Padarath (PP/UNC)
30 Moruga/Tableland Dr Lovell Francis (PNM)
31 San Fernando East Randall Mitchell (PNM)
32 San Fernando West Faris Al Rawi (PNM)
33 Siparia Kamla Persad-Bissessar (PP/UNC) - Leader of the Opposition
34 St. Anns East Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly (PNM)
35 St. Augustine Prakash Ramadhar (PP/COP)
36 St. Joseph Terrence Deyalsingh (PNM)
37 Tabaquite Surujrattan Rambachan (PP/UNC)
38 Tobago East Ayanna Webster-Roy (PNM)
39 Tobago West Shamfa Cudjoe (PNM)
40 Toco/Sangre Grande Glenda Jennings-Smith (PNM)
41 Tunapuna Esmond Forde (PNM) - Deputy Speaker of the H.O.R.

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