Video: Convening Of Youth Parliament Session

November 7, 2018 | 1 Comment

The Bermuda Youth Parliament hosted their annual Convening of Youth Parliament this afternoon [Nov 7], with MPs from both sides of the aisle attending the event.

The reconvening featured the Youth Throne Speech by Youth Premier McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett, a student at Warwick Academy. Youth Opposition Leader Giselle Concepcion, a student at Saltus Grammar School, gave closing remarks.

Members of the public filled the gallery and included Biochemist Dr. Carika Weldon with a group of her students from De Montford University, visiting the island on the doctor’s annual science tour.

The 35-minute live video replay is below:

Bermuda Youth Parliament Officers:

  • Youth Speaker of the House – Robert Thomas
  • Youth Deputy Speaker – Chrysda Smith
  • Youth Clerk to the Legislature – Nizae Douglas
  • Assistant Youth Clerk to the Legislature – Gaiya Melakot
  • Youth Sergeant-at-Arms – Christopher Jackson

Youth Cabinet:

  • Youth Premier – McKenzie-Kohl Tuckett
  • Youth Deputy Premier – Natalie Lightbourne
  • Ministry of Energy Sustainability and the Environment – Samuel Bean
  • Ministry of Tourism and Foreign Affairs – Yassine Chentouf
  • Ministry of Education and Youth Employment – Vincent Darrell
  • Ministry of Health and Wellness – Madison Quig
  • Ministry of Transport – Chrysda Smith [Youth Deputy Speaker]
  • Ministry of Cultural and Social Development – Veronica Swan-DeGraff

Youth Backbench:

  • Adrianna Burchall
  • Shalom-Yasha Cannonier
  • McKenzie Furqan
  • Aaliyah Lee
  • Samaria Paynter

Youth Shadow Cabinet:

  • Youth Opposition Leader – Giselle Concepcion
  • Deputy Youth Opposition Leader – Ywione Darrell
  • Shadow Ministry of Energy Sustainability and the Environment – Imani Phillips
  • Shadow Ministry of Tourism and Foreign Affairs – Jada Rogers-Ingemann
  • Shadow Ministry of Education and Youth Employment – Cree Dunn
  • Shadow Ministry of Health and Wellness – Sage Morris
  • Shadow Ministry of Transport – Yari Tucker
  • Shadow Ministry of Cultural and Social Development – Mia Currin

Youth Backbench:

  • Simeon Pearman
  • Amani Simons
  • Onuri Smith
  • Robin Thompson

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  1. Ignorant Inion says:

    Don’t be fooled into getting into politricks kids. You will be used and abused and then discarded like trash, by the same people that claim to be your supporters and friends.

    Nice to see these kids all awake. We’ve seen so many politicians zzzzzzzz in those same chairs.

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