The Premier added that Mr Weeks has a deep passion for the community and for sport.Mr Burt said: As someone who has worked in community service for a very long time, I have every confidence that he will be able to demonstrate the passion for the job, executing the Governments wishes on the very important matters of financial assistance reform, community club regeneration and the very important matters of making sure our social fabric and our culture continues to be highlighted.Government reform minister Lovitta Foggo filled in as acting minister until a replacement was identified.Owen Darrell, the PLP chairman, said yesterday that a new Government Whip would be voted on at a caucus meeting last night.2017. Dennis Lister Jr, the longest-serving Progressive Labour Party MP, has been chosen as the new Speaker of the House after a meeting last week of the PLP caucus.Ms Furbert and her fellow junior ministers are all relative newcomers to the political scene and ran as candidates in the General Election last month.Ms Caesar will take on the junior portfolios of tourism, home affairs and economic development, while Mr Campbell will take finance, public works and government reform.We must understand their needs and address them in a manner that will support this populations development.
Ms Caesar, Mr Campbell and Mr Hayward were all appointed to the Senate last month, having challenged in seats traditionally held by the One Bermuda Alliance.
But as we know, it not just on what youve done, so I pledge to work hard. I tell the people of Bermuda that my decisions as minister may not always be what you want to hear, but trust that Michael Weeks will always make a decision that is fair and honest.