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In 1956, the Antigua constitution allowed for the apointment of ministers who administered specific portfolios, as well as an addition minister without portfolio. The ministers were chosen from among the elected members of the legislature. The Ministers along with the nominated members of the legislature formed the Executive Council, or cabinet.

Representative Constituency Party
Hon. Lionel A. HURST St. John's City North ALP
Hon. Edmund H. LAKE
Minister of Social Services
St. John's City South/Barbuda ALP
Hon. Vere C. BIRD
Minister of Trade and Production
St. John's Rural West ALP
Hon. Novelle H. RICHARDS St. John's Rural South ALP
Hon. Denfield W. HURST St. George/St. John Rural North ALP
Hon. Bradley T. CARROTT
Minister without Portfolio
St. Mary ALP
Hon. Donald M. SHEPPARD St. Peter/St. Philip ALP
Hon. Ernest E. WILLIAMS
Minister of Public Works and Communication
St. Paul ALP

Nominated Members
Hon. Alexander MOODY-STUART
Hon. Luther Reginald WYNTER
Hon. Stephen Roy MENDEZ
Election Date
Thursday, 1 November 1956
First Meeting of Parliament
5 November 1956
Dissolution of Parliament
Saturday, 29 October 1960
Source: Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission
Virgin Islands Gazette (Extraordinary) Vol 1. Saturday, 3rd November 1956.
Alexander, R.J. & Parker, E.M. (2004). A History of Organized Labor in the English-speaking West Indies
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