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The Cabinet constitutes the executive branch and has general direction and control of the Government of The Bahamas. It is necessary for the Cabinet to comprise at least nine Ministers inclusive of the Prime Minister and Attorney General.

All Ministers are Members of Parliament either the House of Assembly or the Senate. The number of Ministers from the Senate is limited to three. In addition the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance are required to be members of the House of Assembly.

The functions of the Cabinet entail the final determination of government policy, control of government activities and coordination of government Ministries and Departments. 

The Cabinet meets at least once per week to consider various issues.

Photo Cabinet of the Perry CHRISTIE Administration
Progressive Liberal Party | 2012 - 2017
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Post Member
Prime Minister & Minister of Finance The Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone CHRISTIE
Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Works and Urban Development The Hon. Philip E. Brave DAVIS
Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security Senator the Hon. Keith BELL
Minister for Grand Bahama The Hon. Dr. Michael DARVILLE
Minister of the Environment and Housing The Hon. Kenred DORSETT
Minister of Education, Science and Technology The Hon. Jerome FITZGERALD
Minister of Labour and National Insurance The Hon. D. Shane GIBSON
Minister of State in the Ministry of Legal Affairs The Hon. Damien GOMEZ
Minister of Health The Hon. Dr. Perry GOMEZ
Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government The Hon. V. Alfred GRAY
Minister of Social Services The Hon. Melanie GRIFFIN
Minister of State for Finance The Hon. Michael HALKITIS
Minister of Transport and Aviation The Hon. gLENYS hanna-martin
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture The Hon. Daniel JOHNSON
Attorney General, Minister of Legal Affairs Senator the Hon. Z.C. Allyson MAYNARD Gibson
Minister of Foreign Affairs & Immigration The Hon. Frederick MICHELL
Minister of National Security The Hon. Dr. Bernard J. NOTTAGE
Minister of Financial Services The Hon. Ryan PINDER
Minister of State for Investments The Hon. Khaalis ROLLE
Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Aviation The Hon. Hope STRACHAN
Minister of Tourism The Hon. Obediah WILCHCOMBE
Members of the Shadow Cabinet
The Shadow Cabinet consists of members from the main opposition party in the House of Assembly, currently the Free National Movement. Its role is to examine the work of each government department and develop policies in their specific areas
Post Member
Opposition Leader; Shadow Minister of National Security and Health Dr. Hubert MINNIS
Shadow Minister of Social Services and National Insurance Loretta BUTLER-TURNER
Shadow Minister of Works and Urban Development Neko GRANT
Shadow Minister of Education, Science and Technology Desmond BANNISTER
Shadow Minister of Finance and Financial Services Zhivargo LAING
Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Local Government Edison KEY
Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Hubert CHIPMAN
Shadow Minister of Grand Bahama Peter TURNQUEST
Shadow Attorney General/Minister of Legal Affairs Richard LIGHTBOURN
Shadow Minister of Tourism, Transport and Aviation Theo NEILLY
Shadow Minister of Environment and Housing Kwasi THOMPSON
Shadow Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Heather HUNT
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