Senate (Trinidad and Tobago)

Hon. Christine Kangaloo (People's National Movement)
Since 07 September 2015
Hon. Sen. Nigel De Freitas
Seats 31
Political groups



Meeting place
The Waterfront, Hyatt, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
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The Senate is the appointed upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago. The Senate sits in the Red House in Port of Spain. The Senate has 31 members all appointed by the President: 16 Government Senators appointed on the advice of the Prime Minister, 6 Opposition Senators appointed on the advice of the Leader of the Opposition and 9 Independent Senators appointed in the discretion of the President from outstanding persons who represent other sectors of civil society. The presiding officer, the President of the Senate, is elected from among the Senators who are not Ministers or Parliamentary Secretaries (Parliamentary secretary). A senator must be at least 25 years old and a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago.


President of the Senate

Senator the Honourable Christine Kangaloo

Independent Senators

Government Senators

Opposition Senators

See also

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