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Eustace Sylvester Lake
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Senator the Hon. Eustace Sylvester Lake, MP
Government Senator, Antigua and Barbuda

Eustace Sylvester Lake is an Antiguan parliamentarian and Cabinet Minister. Lake is the current parliamentary representative for St. John Rural South.for the Antiga and Barbuda Labour Party.

Early life and education

Lake studied at both Antigua State College and Saint John Fisher College, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Economics.

Career

Eustace Teko Lake has been a member of Antigua and Barbuda’s legislature since 2009, representing the people of St. John Rural South. He has fought for the things that concern Antiguans most, from development of the infrastructure, more employment opportunities and reduction in crime.

In addition to his duties as a Member of Parliament, Mr. Lake is dedicated to improving the quality of life for his neighbors and fellow citizens. He is the Chairman of the Caribbean Commonwealth Human Rights Group, an organization that works closely with international and regional groups to protect the rights of all humans. He has participated in conferences on human rights around the world and presented a position paper in Geneva entitle “The Role of Parliamentarians in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.”

Prior to his time in government and with the Human Rights Group, Mr. Lake worked as an Operations Manager at Bargain Centre, where he restructured staffing levels and improved the overall efficiency of the company. His strong work ethic and ability to managifficult situations have been an asset in every job he has ever had.

Lake succesfully retained his St. John Rural South seat in the 12 June 2014 general election. On 18 June 2014, he was appointed Minister of Works and Housing.

Lake did not contest the 2018 general election, but was appointed a Government Senator following the election.

Personal life

Lake and his wife have three children.

ELECTION TIMELINE
Year District Party Votes % votes Result Notes
2014 St. John's Rural South Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 1,548 59.84% Won 2nd Term
2009 St. John's Rural South Antigua Labour Party 1,383 51.57% Won 1st Term
PARLIAMENTARY TIMELINE
Post Chamber Party Date
Government Senator Senate ABLP 26 Mar 2018 - present
MP for St. John's Rural South House of Representatives ALP 2009 - 2018
PORTFOLIOS
Post Date
Minister of Works and Housing 18 Jun 2014 - 26 Feb 2018
Sources
http://www.ab.gov.ag/
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Eustace Teko Lake
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Occupation Politician
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Place of Birth Antigua and Barbuda
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