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Robin Yearwood
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The Hon. Sir Robin Kensworth Yearwood, KGCN, MP
Cabinet Minister, Antigua and Barbuda

Robin Kensworth Yearwood is a politician and current Cabinet Minister in Antigua and Barbuda

Career

Robin Yearwood has served as a representative for St. Phillip’s North in Antigua and Barbuda’s Parliament since 1978. Over the past decades, he has built a lasting and fulfilling relationship with the people of this constituency. He believes that it is duty to make a significant contribution to the development of his beloved homeland.

During his time as a representative, Robin has served in vital roles in several important spheres. He served as Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries, Minister of Public Utilities and Minister of Public Utilities, Public Works and Energy. He currently serves as Minister of Finance, Public Utilities, Housing and Aviation and holds the important position of Deputy Prime Minister.

Robin has always epitomized what proper representation is all about and because of his tremendous work on behalf of his constituency, he has earned the trust of the people of St. Phillip’s North, which he has represented dutifully and selflessly for the past twenty-five years.

Robin prides himself on the fact that he is part and parcel of St. Phillip’s North. He has brought resilience, a high level of competence, innovation and vision to the tasks at hand as the people’s representative.

Robin Yearwood has been instrumental in the development of St. Phillip’s North and still has an even greater contribution to make to the people of his constituency and Antigua and Barbuda as a whole.

Yearwood won a record ninth successive term in the 2014 election and was appointed Minister of Public Utilities, Civil Aviation, and Transportation.

Sir Robin won a tenth successive term in the 2018 election and was appointed Senior Minister and Minister of Public Utilities, Civil Aviation, and Energy on 22 March 2018.

Honours and awards

In February 2016, Yearwood was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of the Nation (KGCN).

ELECTION TIMELINE
Year District Party Votes % votes Result Notes
2018 St. Phillip North Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 884 71.353% Won 10th Term
2014 St. Phillip North Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party 951 66.23% Won 9th Term
2009 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 824 58.32% Won 8th Term
2004 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 826 62.06% Won 7th Term
1999 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 1,017 73.80% Won 6th Term
1994 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 860 72.64% Won 5th Term
1989 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 869 82.06% Won 4th Term
1984 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 824 79.69% Won 3rd Term
1980 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 785 71.43% Won 2nd Term
1976 St. Phillip North Antigua Labour Party 756 66.84% Won 1st Term
PARLIAMENTARY TIMELINE
Post Chamber Party Date
Representative for St. Phillip North House of Representatives ALP 1976 - present
PORTFOLIOS
Post Date
Senior Minister and Minister of Public Utilities, Civil Aviation, and Energy 22 Mar 2018 - present
Minister of Public Utilities, Civil Aviation, and Transportation 18 Jun 2014 - 21 Mar 2018
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance 26 Jun 2003 - 24 Mar 2004
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Utilities, Housing, Transportation, and Aviation 26 Jan 2001 - 25 Jun 2003
Minister of Public Utilities, Housing, Transportation, and Aviation 12 Mar 1999 - 25 Jan 2001
Sources
http://www.ab.gov.ag/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Yearwood
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