Composition of Parliament

ALL DETAILS ARE AS DATE OF FIRST MEETING

First House of Assembly (1969 - 1972)

SPEAKER

The Hon W. THOMSON, O.B.E., J.P.

GOVERNMENT

The Hon Major R. J. PELIZA, Chief Minister
The Hon M. XIBERRAS, Minister for Labour and Social Security
The Hon Major A J GACHE, Minister for Information, Port Trade & Industry
The Hon J CARUANA, Minister for Medical and Health Services
The Hon W M ISOLA, Minister for Tourism and Municipal Services
The Hon Miss C ANES, Minister for Public Works and Housing
The Hon L DEVINCENZI, Minister for Education and Recreation
The Hon C B O’BEIRNE, C.B.E. Q.C., Attorney General
The Hon E H DAVIES, C.M.G., O.B.E., Financial & Development Secretary
The Hon P J ISOLA, O.B.E.

OPPOSITION

The Hon Sir JOSHUA HASSAN, C.B.E. M.V.O., QC., J.P., Leader of the Opposition
The Hon A W SERFATY O.B.E., J.P.
The Hon A P MONTEGRIFFO, O.B.E.
The Hon E J ALVAREZ, O.B.E., J.P.
The Hon M K FEATHERSTONE
The Hon I ABECASIS
The Hon Lt. Col. J L HOARE

CLERK

J.T. SUMMERFIELD, Esq.


Second House of Assembly (1972 - 1976)


SPEAKER

The Hon A J VASQUEZ MA

GOVERNMENT

The Hon Sir JOSHUA HASSAN CBE MVO QC JP – Chief Minister
The Hon A W SERFATY OBE JP – Minister for Tourism, Trade & Economic Development
The Hon A P MONTEGRIFFO OBE – Minister for Medical and Health Services
The Hon M K FEATHERSTONE – Minister for Education
The Hon A J CANEPA – Minister for Labour and Social Security
The Hon I ABECASIS – Minister for Housing
The Hon Lt. Col. J L HOARE – Minister for Public Works and Municipal Services
The Hon H J ZAMMITT – Minister for Information and Sport
The Hon R H HICKLING CMG QC – Attorney General
The Hon C J GOMEZ CBE – Financial & Development Secretary (Acting)

OPPOSITION

The Hon Major R J PELIZA – Leader of the Opposition
The Hon M XIBERRAS
The Hon P J ISOLA OBE
The Hon W M ISOLA
The Hon J CARUANA
The Hon L DEVINCENZI
The Hon JJ BOSSANO

CLERK

P A GARBARINO Esq ED

 

Third House of Assembly (1976 - 1980)


SPEAKER

The Hon A J VASQUEZ CBE MA

GOVERNMENT

The Hon Sir JOSHUA HASSAN CBE MVO QC JP – Chief Minister
The Hon A J CANEPA – Minister for Labour and Social Security
The Hon H J ZAMMITT – Minister for Housing and Sport
The Hon A P MONTEGRIFFO OBE – Minister for Medical & Health Services
The Hon Major F J DELLIPIANI ED – Minister for Municipal Services
The Hon I ABECASIS – Minister for Postal Services
The Hon A W SERFATY OBE JP – Minister for Tourism, Trade & Economic Development
The Hon M K FEATHERSTONE – Minister for Education and Public Works
The Hon J K HAVERS OBE QC – Attorney General
The Hon A COLLINGS – Financial & Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon J BOSSANO – Leader of the Opposition
The Hon Dr. R G VALARINO
The Hon J B PEREZ
The Hon G T RESTANO
The Hon M XIBERRAS
The Hon P J ISOLA OBE
The Hon Major R J PELIZA

CLERK

P A GARBARINO Esq ED


Fourth House of Assembly (1980 - 1984)

SPEAKER

The Hon A J VASQUEZ CBE MA

GOVERNMENT

The Hon Sir JOSHUA HASSAN CBE, MVO, QC, JP – Chief Minister
The Hon A J CANEPA – Minister for Economic Development, Trade & Labour and Social Security
The Hon M K FEATHERSTONE – Minister for Public Works
The Hon I ABECASIS – Minister for Tourism and Postal Services
The Hon H J ZAMMITT – Minister for Housing and Sport
The Hon Major F J DELLIPIANI ED – Minister for Education
The Hon Dr R G VALARINO - Minister for Municipal Services
The Hon J B PEREZ – Minister for Medical and Health Services
The Hon D HULL – Attorney General
The Hon R J WALLACE CMG, OBE – Financial & Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon P J ISOLA OBE – Leader of the Opposition
The Hon G T RESTANO
The Hon Major R J PELIZA
The Hon W T SCOTT
The Hon A T LODDO
The Hon A J HAYNES
The Hon J BOSSANO

CLERK

P A GARBARINO Esq, MBE, ED


Fifth House of Assembly (1984 - 1988)

SPEAKER

The Hon A J VASQUEZ CBE, MA

GOVERNMENT

The Hon Sir JOSHUA HASSAN CBE, MVO, QC, JP – Chief Minister
The Hon A J CANEPA – Minister for Economic Development and Trade
The Hon M K FEATHERSTONE – Minister for Public Works
The Hon H J ZAMMITT – Minister for Tourism
The Hon Major F J DELLIPIANI ED – Minister for Housing, Labour & Social Security
The Hon Dr. R G VALARINO – Minister for Municipal Services
The Hon J B PEREZ – Minister for Education and Health
The Hon G MASCARENHAS – Minister for Sport and Postal Services
The Hon E THISTLETHWAITE – Acting Attorney General
The Hon B TRAYNOR – Financial & Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon J BOSSANO – Leader of the Opposition
The Hon J PILCHER
The Hon M FEETHAM
The Hon Miss M I MONTEGRIFFO
The Hon J C PEREZ
The Hon J L BALDACHINO
The Hon R MOR

CLERK

P A GARBARINO Esq MBE, ED


Sixth House of Assembly (1988 - 1992)

SPEAKER

The Hon A J VASQUEZ CBE, QC, MA

GOVERNMENT

The Hon J BOSSANO – Chief Minister
The Hon J E PILCHER – Minister for GSL and Tourism
The Hon J L BALDACHINO – Minister for Housing
The Hon M A FEETHAM – Minister for Trade & Industry
The Hon J C PEREZ – Minister for Government Services
The Hon Miss M I MONTEGRIFFO – Minister for Medical Services and Sport
The Hon R MOR – Minister for Labour and Social Security
The Hon J L MOSS – Minister for Education, Culture & Youth Affairs
The Hon E THISTLETHWAITE QC – Attorney General
The Hon B TRAYNOR – Financial & Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon A J CANEPA – Leader of the Opposition
The Hon P C MONTEGRIFFO
The Hon M K FEATHERSTONE OBE
The Hon Dr. R G VALARINO
The Hon G MASCARENHAS
The Hon Lt. Col. E M BRITTO OBE ED
The Hon K B ANTHONY

CLERK

J L BALLANTINE Esq RD (Acting)


Seventh House of Assembly (1992 - 1996)

SPEAKER

The Hon Major R J PELIZA OBE ED

GOVERNMENT

The Hon J BOSSANO – Chief Minister
The Hon J E PILCHER – Minister for Tourism
The Hon J L BALDACHINO – Minister for Housing
The Hon M A FEETHAM – Minister for Trade & Industry
The Hon J C PEREZ – Minister for Government Services
The Hon Miss M I MONTEGRIFFO – Minister for Medical Services and Sport
The Hon R MOR – Minister for Labour and Social Security
The Hon J L MOSS – Minister for Education, Culture and Youth Affairs
The Hon K W HARRIS QC – Attorney General
The Hon P J BROOKE – Financial & Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon P R CARUANA – Leader of the Opposition
The Hon Lt. Col E M BRITTO OBE, ED
The Hon F VASQUEZ
The Hon H CORBY
The Hon P CUMMING
The Hon L H FRANCIS
The Hon M RAMAGGE

CLERK

C M COOM Esq


Eighth House of Assembly (1996 - 2000)

SPEAKER

The Hon Judge J E ALCANTARA OBE

GOVERNMENT

The Hon P R CARUANA – Chief Minister
The Hon P C MONTEGRIFFO – Minister for Trade & Industry
The Hon Dr B A LINARES – Minister for Education, the Disabled, Youth & Consumer Affairs
The Hon Lt. Col. E M BRITTO OBE, ED – Minister for Government Services and Sport
The Hon J J HOLLIDAY – Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs and the Port
The Hon H CORBY – Minister for Social Affairs
The Hon J NETTO – Minister for Employment & Training and Buildings & Works
The Hon K AZOPARDI – Minister for the Environment and Health
The Hon Miss K DAWSON – Attorney General
The Hon B TRAYNOR – Financial & Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon J J BOSSANO – Leader of the Opposition
The Hon J L BALDACHINO
The Hon Miss M I MONTEGRIFFO
The Hon A ISOLA
The Hon J GABAY
The Hon R MOR
The Hon J C PEREZ
The Hon Dr J J GARCIA

CLERK

D FIGUERAS Esq RD


Footnote: House composition as at disolution date 10 January 2000

SPEAKER

The Hon Judge J E ALCANTARA CBE

GOVERNMENT

The Hon P R CARUANA QC - Chief Minister
The Hon P C MONTEGRIFFO - Minister for Trade and Industry
The Hon Dr B A LINARES - Minster for Education, Training, and Culture and Youth
The Hon Lt-Col E M BRITTO OBE, ED - Minister for Goverment Services and Sport
The Hon J J HOLIDAY - Minister for Tourism and Transport
The Hon H A CORBY - Minister for Social Affairs
The Hon J J NETTO - Minister for Employment and Buildings and Works
The Hon K AZOPARDI - Minister for the Envirnment and Health
The Hon R RHODA - Attorney-General
The Hon T J BRISTOW - Financial and Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon J J BOSSANO - Leader of the Opposition
The Hon J L BALDACHINO
The Hon Miss M I MONTEGRIFFO
The Hon A J ISOLA
The Hon J J GABAY
The Hon J C PEREZ
The Hon Dr J J GARCIA

CLERK:

D J REYES Esq. ED

Ninth House of Assembly (23 February 2000 – 24 October 2003)

SPEAKER

The Hon Judge J E ALCANTARA CBE

GOVERNMENT

The Hon P R CARUANA QC - Chief Minister
The Hon K AZOPARDI - Minister for Trade, Industry and Telecommunications
The Hon Dr B A LINARES - Minister for Education, Training, Culture and Health
The Hon J J HOLLIDAY - Minister for Tourism and Transport
The Hon Lt-Col E M BRITTO OBE, ED - Minister for Public Services, the Environment, Sports and Leisure
The Hon J J NETTO - Minister for Housing
The Hon H A CORBY - Minister for Employment and Consumer Affairs
The Hon Mrs Y DEL AGUA - Minister for Social Affairs
The Hon R R RHODA QC - Attorney General
The Hon T J BRISTOW - Financial and Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon J J BOSSANO - Leader of the Opposition
The Hon Dr J J GARCIA
The Hon J L BALDACHINO
The Hon Miss M I MONTEGRIFFO
The Hon Dr R G VALARINO
The Hon J C PEREZ
The Hon S E LINARES

CLERK

D J Reyes Esq, ED

N.B. During the Ninth House of Assembly the following portfolio changed:
The Hon Lt-Col E M Britto OBE, ED - Minister for Public Services, the Environment, Sport and Youth

This was first reflected in the House of Assembly at the Meeting held on Friday 1 September 2000.

Tenth House of Assembly (18 December 2003 – 1 January 2007)

SPEAKER

The Hon Judge J E Alcantara, CBE

GOVERNMENT

The Hon P R Caruana, QC - Chief Minister
The Hon J J Holliday - Minister for Trade, Industry, and Communications
The Hon Dr B A Linares - Minister for Education, Employment and Training
The Hon Lt-Col E M Britto OBE, ED - Minister for Health
The Hon J J Netto - Minister for Housing
The Hon Mrs Y Del Agua - Minister for Social and Civic Affairs
The Hon C Beltran - Minister for Heritage, Culture, Youth and Sport
The Hon F Vinet - Minister for the Environment, Roads and Utilities
The Hon R R Rhoda, QC - Attorney General
The Hon T J Bristow - Financial and Development Secretary

OPPOSITION

The Hon J J Bossano - Leader of the Opposition
The Hon Dr J J Garcia
The Hon F R Picardo
The Hon C A Bruzon
The Hon S E Linares
The Hon Miss M I Montegriffo
The Hon L A Randall

CLERK

D J Reyes Esq, ED

N.B. During the Tenth House of Assembly the Speaker resigned (2 July 2004) and was substituted by:

The Hon Haresh K Budhrani, QC

This was first reflected in the House of Assembly at the Meeting held on 11 October 2004.

N.B. During the Tenth House of Assembly the following portfolios changed:

•    The Hon J J Holliday - Minister for Trade, Industry, Employment and Communications
•    The Hon Dr B A Linares - Minister for Education, Training, Civic and Consumer Affairs
•    The Hon J J Netto - Minister for the Environment
•    The Hon Mrs Y Del Agua - Minister for Social Affairs
•    The Hon C Beltran - Minister for Housing
•    The Hon F Vinet - Minister for Heritage, Culture, Youth and Sport

This was first reflected in the House of Assembly at the Meeting held on 27 July 2005.

N.B. During the Tenth House of Assembly the Clerk of the House of Assembly retired (12 September 2006) and was succeeded by:

M L Farrell Esq, RD

This was first reflected in the House of Assembly at the Meeting held on 27 October 2006.

Tenth Gibraltar Parliament (2 January 2007 - 7 September 2007)

SPEAKER

The Hon Haresh K Budhrani, QC

GOVERNMENT

The Hon P R Caruana, QC - Chief Minister
The Hon J J Holliday - Minister for Trade, Industry, Employment and Communications
The Hon Dr B A Linares - Minister for Education, Training, Civic and Consumer Affairs
The Hon Lt-Col E M Britto OBE, ED - Minister for Health
The Hon J J Netto - Minister for the Environment
The Hon Mrs Y Del Agua - Minister for Social Affairs
The Hon C Beltran - Minister for Housing
The Hon F Vinet - Minister for Heritage, Culture, Youth and Sport

OPPOSITION

The Hon J J Bossano - Leader of the Opposition
The Hon Dr J J Garcia
The Hon F R Picardo
The Hon C A Bruzon
The Hon S E Linares
The Hon Miss M I Montegriffo
The Hon L A Randall

CLERK

M L Farrell Esq, RD
On 2nd January 2007, the Gibraltar Constitution Order 2006 came into effect. The Order restyled the House of Assembly as the Gibraltar Parliament.

Eleventh Gibraltar Parliament (8 November 2007 – 3 November 2011)

SPEAKER

The Hon H K Budhrani, QC

GOVERNMENT

The Hon P R Caruana, QC - Chief Minister
The Hon J J Holiday - Minister for Enterprise, Development and Technology and Deputy Chief Minister
The Hon Lt-Col E M Britto OBE, ED - Minister for the Environment, Traffic and Transport
The Hon F J Vinet - Minister for Housing
The Hon J J Netto - Minister for Family, Youth and Community Affairs
The Hon Mrs Y Del Agua - Minister for Health and Civil Protection
The Hon D A Feetham - Minister for Justice
The Hon L Montiel - Minister for Employment, Labour and Industrial Relations
The Hon C G Beltran - Minister for Education and Training
The Hon E J Reyes - Minister for Culture, Heritage, Sport and Leisure

OPPOSITION

The Hon J Bossano - Leader of the Opposition
The Hon F R Picardo
The Hon Dr J J Garcia
The Hon G H Licudi
The Hon C A Bruzon
The Hon N F Costa
The Hon S E Linares

CLERK

M L Farrell Esq RD - Clerk to the Parliament

N.B. During the Eleventh Gibraltar Parliament the following ministerial portfolios changed:

The Hon J J Holliday - Minister for Enterprise, Development, Technology and Transport and Deputy Chief Minister
The Hon Lt-Col E M Britto, OBE, ED - Minister for the Environment and Tourism

The change of portfolios was Gazetted on 10 April 2008.

Twelfth Gibraltar Parliament (21 December 2011 - to date)

SPEAKER

The Hon H K Budhrani, QC

GOVERNMENT

The Hon F R Picardo - Chief Minister
The Hon Dr J J Garcia - Deputy Chief Minister
The Hon Dr J E Cortes MBE - Minister for Health and Environment
The Hon C A Bruzon - Minister for Housing and the Elderly
The Hon Miss S J Sacramento - Minister for Equality and Social Services
The Hon G H Licudi QC - Minister for Education, Financial Services, Gaming, Telecommunications and Justice
The Hon J J Bossano - Minister for Enterprise, Training and Employment
The Hon N F Costa - Minister for Tourism, Public Transport and the Port
The Hon P J Balban - Minister for Traffic, Health & Safety and Technical Services
The Hon S E Linares - Minister for Sports, Culture, Heritage and Youth

OPPOSITION

The Hon P R Caruana QC - Leader of the Opposition
The Hon D A Feetham
The Hon Mrs I M Ellul-Hammond MBE
The Hon D J Bossino
The Hon E J Reyes
The Hon J J Netto
The Hon S M Figueras

CLERK

M L Farrell Esq RD – Clerk to the Parliament

 

N.B. On 28 September 2012, the Hon H K Budhrani QC MP, formally announced that he would be relinquishing the Office of Speaker of the Gibraltar Parliament.

On 18 October 2012, the Hon A J Canepa GMH OBE MP was appointed as the new Speaker and took the Oath of Allegiance.

 

N.B. During the Twelfth Gibraltar Parliament the following ministerial portfolios changed:

 

The Hon N F Costa - Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port

The change of portfolio was Gazetted on Thursday 22 November 2012.

 

The Hon Miss S J Sacramento - Minister for Equality, Social Services and the Elderly

The Hon J J Bossano - Minister for Enterprise, Training, Employment and Health & Safety

The Hon P J Balban - Minister for Traffic, Housing and Technical Services

The change of portfolios was Gazetted on Monday 22 April 2013.

 

The Hon G H Licudi QC - Minister for Education, Telecommunications and Justice

The Hon A J Isola - Minister for Financial Services and Gaming

The change of portfolios was Gazetted on Thursday 11 July 2013